The von Karman Postdoctoral Instructorship Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics

The Computing and Mathematical Sciences (CMS) department at Caltech announces openings for "von Karman Postdoctoral Instructors in Applied and Computational Mathematics" starting Fall 2017. Caltech's CMS department is a unique environment, focusing on applied mathematics, computer science and allied fields, emphasizing fundamentals and methodology, the interactions between areas and the role these fields play in advancing science and engineering more broadly.

The von Karman Postdoctoral Instructorships are open to candidates showing promise in research and instruction. They are offered as a two-year positions, and, depending on mutual interests, may be extended to a third year. Candidates are expected to contribute to teaching in the department, as well as pursue research. The teaching requirement consists of 2-3 quarters per year with the subject matter mutually agreed upon to provide a balance between departmental needs and research interests of the candidate.

Applications are no longer being accepted for Fall 2017. Information about postdoc openings for 2018 will be posted here when available.

Positions are contingent upon completion of an accredited PhD program.

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Department of Computing + Mathematical Sciences