BioMath - Open Rank

NC State University

Raleigh, NC

ID: 7066324
Posted: May 19, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Primary Function of Organizational Unit
In the Department of Mathematics at NC State University, a long tradition of excellent teaching and a supportive environment for students are paired with cutting-edge research across a broad spectrum of mathematics and its applications. Many members of the department participate in interdisciplinary programs and research groups on campus and in the broader Research Triangle community.

Research strengths of the Department include the core mathematical areas of algebra, topology, and geometry, especially their connections to combinatorics, symbolic computation, and mathematical physics; core areas of applied mathematics, including matrix analysis, numerical analysis, scientific computation, probability, optimal control, ordinary, partial, and stochastic differential equations, and dynamical systems; and applications of mathematics to biology, finance, and industrial problems. Annual research funding exceeds $3 million, and supports numerous research assistantships for undergraduate and graduate students.

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Essential Job Duties
The Department of Mathematics at North Carolina State University seeks applications from highly qualified individuals for a junior tenure-track faculty position in Mathematical Biology, to begin Fall 2021. Appointments to more senior positions may also be considered. We are seeking exceptionally well-qualified individuals whose research involves developing and applying mathematics to biological problems, ideally with a data-driven focus and/or involving interactions with domain-area scientists. Areas of mathematical interest include inverse problems, uncertainty quantification, data-driven modeling, machine learning, topological data analysis, network theory, stochastic processes and PDEs. Possible application areas include, but are not limited to, neurobiology, infectious diseases, cellular-level modeling, developmental biology, physiology, biomechanics and biophysics.

Information about the Department can be found at The University is committed to interdisciplinary activity, having made significant investment in the areas of mathematical biology (, precision medicine, computational developmental biology, systems and synthetic biology and data science (see

Other Work/Responsibilities
Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College of Sciences and the University. The selected candidate(s), will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive and welcoming of all groups.

Minimum Education/Experience
PhD in mathematics, applied mathematics, or a related area

Departmental Required Skills
Post-doctoral experience
Strong research record
Commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level
Ability to contribute, through their experience, research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Experience in, and a continued commitment too, outstanding research program
Effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels
Demonstrated potential for excellence in both research and teaching.
Required License or Certification

Special Instructions
In addition to your application please submit a resume/CV.

We encourage applicants to submit an optional statement that addresses how they may have developed or anticipate developing a welcoming and inclusive environment in their classroom and describes other diversity and inclusion initiatives (Upload as "Other Document (1)).

Application review will begin October 15, 2020, all applications submitted while the position is still posted will be given full consideration.

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