Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
May 22, 2023
Jun 17, 2023
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Postdoctoral Research Fellow of MathematicsGeorge Mason University Mathematical Sciences in the College of Science invites enthusiastic and motivated individuals to apply to our open position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Mason Science is committed to advancing access, justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (A-JEDI) throughout our STEM community, including within our hiring and retention practices. At Mason Science, our values include fostering an organizational culture that promotes anti-racism, belonging, respect, and civility. We believe that a diversity of opinions, cultures, and perspectives is what provides vibrancy, innovation and growth to an academic community. By prioritizing inclusive excellence in academics, teaching, research, and global engagement, we strive to attract a diverse pool of faculty and staff who exemplify the Mason Science mission and vision.Responsibilities:The successful candidate will be expected to carry out research complementary to the current strengths of the department, and teach one course a semester at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. This position is in support of the state-funded Tech Talent Investment Program (TTIP) which seeks to increase the number of Virginia graduates at the bachelor's and master's level in technology and computing related fields including mathematical sciences. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in the areas of computational and theoretical mathematics related to numerical analysis, data science, modeling, dynamical systems, mathematical biology, graph theory, combinatorics, and probability, but all disciplines will be considered.Starting date: Successful candidate can begin as early as Spring Semester 2023.Required Qualifications:Candidates must possess a Ph.D. degree in Mathematical Sciences or related field by the time of appointment.Preferred Qualifications:Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests align with those of the department and with the TTIP goals.About the Department:The Mathematical Sciences Department at George Mason University offers strong and flexible programs in undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. Mathematics. Students can specialize in a diverse selection of areas in pure, applied and computational mathematics. A faculty of world-class educators with exemplary qualifications and progressive experience attracts new research opportunities; recruits highly qualified and motivated students from across the country and abroad; and provides unparalleled insight and expertise toward the development of marketable academic programs.For more information about the department, visit us on the web at more information about the College of Science, visit us on the web at

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