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Postdoctoral Scholar In Scientific Computation and Machine Learning At The University of California, Santa Barbara

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 3rd, 2018
Last review date: October 17th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: December 31st, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


A postdoctoral position in the area of scientific computation and machine learning is available in the research group of Professor Paul J. Atzberger in the Department of Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering at the University of California Santa Barbara. The position involves collaborative research on projects including the development of new data-driven computational methods, numerical analysis, and large-scale scientific simulation. The projects also provide potential opportunities to be involved in activities at the national laboratories.

Postdoctoral appointments are full-time training programs of advanced academic preparation and research training under the mentorship of a faculty member.

Basic Qualifications: PhD Degree in Mathematics, Computing Theory or a related discipline at the time of application.

Additional Qualifications: 1-2 years research experience or training related to mathematics and scientific computation.

Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience would be viewed especially favorably in the areas of large-scale scientific computation, stochastic analysis, machine learning/data-driven methods, and/or statistical mechanics, but are not strictly required.

The initial appointment will be for one (1) year with a possible two (2) year reappointment if mutually agreeable.

Please apply to UCRecruit at by October 17th, 2018 for primary consideration. Position will remain open until filled.

Anticipated start date Nov. 1, 2018. For more information about the position or for additional help with the application process please contact the Academic Personnel Coordinator at CNSI

Curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research and three letters of reference are required for a complete application.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA

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  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research

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