Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jun 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Mathematics, Other Science & Technology, Statistics
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

We are encouraging applications for a Post-Doctoral position at the University of Colorado at Boulder in the Department of Applied Mathematics ( )for research to develop theory and algorithms for the analysis of massive datasets of graphs, and its application to neuroscience. The appointee will be working with Professor FrançoisMeyer and his graduate students ( https://francoismeyer. ). The position is funded by the NSF.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Colorado, Boulder roots go back to the turn of the last century when it originally was the Department of Engineering Mathematics. The Department teaches thousands of students and has a major research presence in computational and physical/biological mathematics and the statistical sciences. It has 23 tenured or tenure track faculty. In addition there are 10 full time instructors, more than 110 graduate students including approximately 40 teaching assistants, about 179 applied math majors, 109 statistics majors, 105 minors and a thriving Bachelor's-Accelerated Master's program.

The Department strives to be a leading program of applied mathematics. In 2018, the US News & World Report ranked the unit’s graduate program 14th in the nation. The unit also ranked positively in many measures by the National Research Council in its 2010 decadal survey.

Our faculty have won numerous awards including: four being named fellows of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, two being named fellows of the American Mathematical Society, two being named fellows of the American Physical Society, two Guggenheim Fellows, American Statistical Association Fellow, Sloan Fellow. At CU-System: one Distinguished Professor, and at CU-Boulder: Hazel Barnes Prize, Professor of Distinction, winners of numerous CU-Boulder faculty awards, and two distinguished research lecturers.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Responsibilities include development of mathematical algorithms for machine learning methods to study "graph-valued random variables". The postdoctoral researcher will develop novel theory and algorithms to perform several statistical inference tasks on populations of graph ensembles

What You Should Know

This position is set to start on August 15, 2021 or sooner.

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement . New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

The salary range is $55,000 - $65,000 (depending on level of experience).


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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What We Require

Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate completed within the last three years in applied mathematics and theoretical computer science will be considered with priority areas including graph theory and machine learning.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. 2 Letters of Recommendation (Not Confidential) - two recommendation letters including one from the PhD advisor. Upload together into a Single PDF.
  4. Statement of Research Philosophy: a brief (max one page) statement of research interests, and

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Francois Meyer

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