Post Doctoral Fellow
Internal Title: Williams-Hedberg-Hedberg Postdoctoral Fellow
Posting Number: RTF00014PO17
College/Division: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: CAS Mathematics
Advertised Salary Range: $50,000 - $60,000
Part/Full-time: Full Time
Job Search Category: Post-doctoral
Advertised Job Summary: The newly founded center for "Data Analysis, Simulation, Imaging and Visualization" (DASIV) in the Department of Mathematics, University of South Carolina, seeks applicants for a Postdoc position with a start date in spring 2018. The initial one-year assignment can be extended to a second year. The DASIV Center together with the Interdisciplinary Mathematics Institute (IMI) and partners in material science offer a vibrant research environment with a strong international visitors program. Candidates must have a PhD degree by the start of this appointment. They should have strong research potential with some expertise and experience in at least one of the areas of scientific computing, mathematical modeling, data assimilation and parameter estimation, reduced order modeling and related stable variational formulations, or machine learning in structural imaging. They are expected to explore combinations of such concepts, implement proofs of principle, and contribute to building a versatile computational platform. They will also engage in organizing and conducting research seminars as well as advising research students but are otherwise free from teaching duties. Specific duties will include: (1) Develop and analyze numerical adaptive solution concepts such as adaptive space/mesh refinements, greedy algorithms, and dictionary learning techniques; (2) Implement algorithms and apply them to model problems in the respective focus area; (3) Help tutor graduate students, and coordinate / organize regular team meetings and research seminars; (4) Report research progress at weekly team meetings; (5) Assist in preparing grant related publications, technical reports and other reports, conference / workshop presentations, web presentations; and (6) Engage in research and collaboration in the Center as well as in the IMI and the Mathematics Department by attending lectures of interest and presenting seminar lectures.
Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions): Ph.D. in Applied / Computational Mathematics or Computer Science.
EEO Statement: The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.