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Arthur J. Krener Assistant Professor/UCD4IDS research postdoc position

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 27th, 2019
Last review date: Saturday, Nov 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Davis, and the UC Davis TETRAPODS Institute of Data Science (UCD4IDS) funded by the NSF HDR-TRIPODS grant, are soliciting applications for the Arthur J. Krener Assistant Professor/UCD4IDS research postdoc position starting July 1, 2020.

The Department and the Institute seek applicants who demonstrate promise and the capability of developing cutting edge computational, mathematical, and/or statistical methodology pertaining to modern areas of data science that involve large and complex data, as well as effective teaching skills. In particular, those candidates whose research interests are in the following three broad themes of the Institute are strongly encouraged to apply:

1) Fundamentals of machine learning directed toward biological and medical applications; 2) Optimization theory and algorithms for machine learning including numerical solvers for large-scale nontrivial learning problems; and 3) High-dimensional data analysis on graphs and networks.

Applicants are required to have completed their Ph.D. by the time of their appointment, but no earlier than July 1, 20 16. The annual salary is $70,100 . Appointments are renewable for a total of up to three years, upon demonstration of satisfactory performance in research and teaching. The teaching load is 2 quarter-long courses for the first two years and 4 quarter-long courses for the final third year.

Applications include: Cover Letter, CV, Research Statement, Teaching Statement, Letters of Reference including a letter which addresses teaching, and an optional Statement of Contributions to Diversity. Additional information about the department may be found at

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To guarantee full consideration, the application should be received by November 30, 2019. The application is available through UCRecruit at

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Job location

Davis, Ca

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required