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Postdoctoral Opportunity in the Mathematical Sciences Department

Posted Jan. 11, 2013

Kent State University’s Department of Mathematical Sciences invites applications for a postdoctoral position in Analysis/Convex Geometry.

The appointment will begin August 18, 2013 and is for two academic years with a possible extension for a third year subject to availability of funding.

All candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics, or equivalent, or to expect to have received such degree by August 2013.

The position is intended for new or recent Ph.D. students who have strong research potential.  Responsibilities will include participating in joint research projects with the existing faculty.

Kent State University is a spacious, residential campus serving more than 42,000 students.  It is situated in a small university town within 30 miles of the major metropolitan area of Cleveland, Ohio.  The Department of Mathematical Sciences is in the College of Arts and Sciences and offers courses and programs through the doctoral level in applied mathematics, pure mathematics and statistics.  For further information about the department, please visit the web site http://www.math.kent.edu.

To apply for this position, candidates must first visit the Kent State jobsite at https://jobs.kent.edu to complete an Application and an Academic Data Form.  All other documents should be submitted electronically through mathjobs.org. If electronic submission is not feasible, submission can be mailed to:

Postdoc Search Committee
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242-0001.

The full application should consist of an AMS coversheet (available through the American Mathematical Society at http://www.ams.org/profession/employment-services/coversheet/coversheet), a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a publication list, a research statement, and at least three letters of reference.

Questions regarding this position may be sent to postdoc-search@math.kent.edu.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Kent State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.