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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Lin/Nguyen

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The Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS) at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in Statistics to begin in July or August 2017.

The initial contract will be for one year, which can be extended to another upon satisfactory performance. The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Statistics, Mathematics, Machine Learning or related fields with a strong background in computation. The postdoc is expected to have basic knowledge of Differential Geometry or Algebraic Geometry/Topology. The main duty for the position is research. The candidate will mainly work on projects related to using geometric and topological tools for dynamic network analysis. The postdoc will be jointly supervised by Profs. Lizhen Lin and Dong Quan Nguyen.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, research statement, and three letters of research references to For questions, contact Dr. Lizhen Lin ( The deadline for application is June 15th, but review of applications will begin immediately.

The University of Notre Dame is an equal opportunity employer, and we particularly welcome applications from women and minority candidates.

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Hauenstein

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Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position to participate in a computational project as part of Prof. Jonathan Hauenstein’s group at the University of Notre Dame. The group focuses on numerically solving nonlinear systems of equations with the current position focused on solving large-scale systems arising from optimization and systems of ordinary and partial differential equations.

We are seeking a highly motivated and driven applicant with a strong background in computational methods (preferably with extensive experience coding in C or C++), strong communication skills, and an ability to work independently and collaborate effectively. Experience with parallel programming in MPI and/or OpenMP is desirable. The applicant will also work with and help mentor graduate students.

We will provide travel support for the applicant to attend conferences and seminars for the applicant to share this research. Pending availability of funds, the position is initially for 1 year with the possibility of a one year renewal. For career development, there may be an opportunity for the applicant to teach a course in the second year.

To apply, submit a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, CV, and at least three letters of recommendation through The evaluation of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The expected start date for the position is preferably between August 1 and September 1, 2017.

The University of Notre Dame is an equal opportunity employer, and we particularly welcome applications from women and minority candidates.