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Location: Milwaukee, WI, USA

Faculty position in computational mathematics at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), invites applications to fill one faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Mathematical Sciences. Starting date is August 2011.

The department is seeking an outstanding researcher in computational mathematics with interdisciplinary focus. Candidates must have, or expect to complete by August 2011, a PhD or equivalent in mathematics or a closely related field, with expertise in computational mathematics. Preferred qualifications are: evidence of a strong research record (publications, funding, post-doc experience); a commitment to teaching excellence; primary expertise in numerical partial differential equations (PDE), high performance scientific computing (HPC), multiscale modeling and analysis (MMA), computational stochastics or a related field, and interdisciplinary experience or potential.

The candidate is expected to develop significant cooperation with researchers in other fields of application, especially outside the Department of Mathematical Sciences, in fields such as biology, bio-engineering, chemistry, freshwater science, medicine, and public health. Responsibilities include development of a vigorous, collaborative research program, teaching two courses per semester, and taking active roles in the undergraduate, Master‚ and Doctoral programs. A competitive compensation, benefits, and research start-up package is provided.

The Mathematical Sciences Department has a faculty of 37, including pure mathematicians, applied & computational mathematicians, statisticians, and atmospheric scientists. We are engaged in collaborations with many other departments in the natural sciences and engineering, as well as the Great Lakes WATER Institute and the Medical College of Wisconsin. More information can be found by visiting our web page at

Applications must be completed online at, where applicants will upload a CV, cover letter, and teaching and research statements. Please include links to relevant web pages and publications in your cover letter or CV. In addition, applicants must arrange to have three letters of recommendation (at least one should address the candidate’s teaching abilities) sent to the Chairperson at stockbri[at] at Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413.

Review of applications will start by November 15, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled. UW-Milwaukee is an AA/EEO employer.