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Postdoctoral Associate

Virginia Tech

Job Description

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Work type:Research Faculty
Senior management: College of Science
Department: Mathematics
Location:Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories:Other, Research / Scientific

Job Description

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Associate position with the Department of Mathematics at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. The position involves research in modeling and simulation of infectious disease dynamics, and teaching one class per semester. The individual will also be responsible for writing documents, including grant reports and publications.

Required Qualifications

• PhD in Mathematics or a related field with a background in differential equations and mathematical modeling. PhD must be awarded no more than four years prior to the effective date of appointment with a minimum of one year eligibility remaining.
• Research in mathematical applications to biological and/or social questions
• Solid background in coding.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse team from multiple disciplines.
• Demonstrated ability or potential to lead graduate student research.
• Track record in publishing in high-impact peer-reviewed journals or conferences.
• Strong communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in Matlab, Python or Vensim

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

December 1, 2022

Additional Information

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2022. The position is expected to begin after January 1, 2023.  Additional information about position requirements and responsibilities can be found at http://www.hr.vt.edu or https://www.math.vt.edu . As part of the hiring process, the successful applicant must pass a criminal background check. Questions about the search may be addressed to MathIDpostdoc@math.vt.edu .

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Kevin Kish at kevink96@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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