Postdoctoral Research Associate

Wesleyan University, founded in 1831, is a diverse, energetic liberal arts community where critical thinking and practical idealism go hand in hand.

Position Details

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Wesleyan University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate. The postdoc will work with Professor Dan Licata on the topic of gradual type systems.

Primary responsibilities include:
• Conducting research on the topic
• Disseminate research results through publications and conference presentations
• Mentoring undergraduate students.

Anticipated start date is in the fall of 2020. This is a grant position. Funding has been approved for 16 months.


Minimum Qualifications

PhD in computer science, mathematics, or a related field.
Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and interact openly with individuals of different backgrounds.


Preferred Qualifications

Experience in programming languages, logic, or algorithms.
Strong research record.
Interest in pursuing individual research agenda/ research topics.


Special Instructions to Applicants

Additional Information

Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background check screening to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University.



Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Alison Williams, Vice President for Equity & Inclusion/ Title IX Officer, 860-685-3927, awilliams@wesleyan.edu.