Assistant Professor in Modeling, Scientific Computing, Data-enabled Science (two positions)

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 11/16/2016

University of California - Merced Merced, CA

Merced, CA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Doctoral Degree



Open September 1st, 2016 through November 14th, 2016


The University of California is creating a dynamic new university campus and campus community in Merced, California, which opened in September 2005 as the tenth campus of the University of California and the first American research university built in the 21st century. In keeping with the mission of the University to provide teaching, research and public service of the highest quality, UC Merced will be providing new educational opportunities at the undergraduate, master s and doctoral levels through three academic schools: Engineering, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts.

The School of Natural Sciences at UC Merced ( invites applications for two new faculty in the area of Applied Mathematics ( starting July 1, 2017 at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor. We are seeking exceptionally qualified candidates with expertise in scientific computing, data-enabled science, modelling, or related areas. Special attention will be paid to applicants who participate in interdisciplinary research, and who will contribute to developing the applied mathematics curriculum and to one or more of the campus research initiatives in the natural sciences, engineering and/or social sciences. A Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics or a related scientific field, demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, and strong interpersonal communication skills are required.

The University of California, Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The University is supportive of dual career couples.

Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and UC academic salary scales.

Deadline: November 14, 2016 - Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2016.

Applications must be submitted via this website, and must include (1) a cover letter stating area of interest, (2) curriculum vitae (3) teaching statement, (4) diversity statement, and (5) four letters of recommendation, among which one must address teaching, submitted directly prior to the application deadline. After an application is submitted, the letters of reference should be electronically uploaded by the letter writers (instructions will be provided by the application system).

Successful candidates will have a Ph. D. in Applied Mathematics of related field, demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, and strong interpersonal communication skills are required. We seek a candidate with Post-doctoral experience in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or related field.

For more information:
Chair, Arnold Kim:


Merced, CA




Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

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Statement of Research

Statement of Teaching

Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.


4 letters of reference required