[grads] Fwd: [SIAM-AG] IMA Industrial Postdocs

Sonja Petrovic sonja.petrovic at iit.edu
Mon Jan 2 11:18:46 CST 2017

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From: "Jonathan Hauenstein" <hauenstein at nd.edu>
Date: Jan 2, 2017 9:36 AM
Subject: [SIAM-AG] IMA Industrial Postdocs
To: "Sonja Petrovic" <sonja.petrovic at iit.edu>
Cc: "Algebraic Geometry SIAG mailing list" <siam-ag at siam.org>

The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) at the University
of Minnesota has several openings for *Industrial Postdoctoral Fellowships*.
The positions are intended for mathematical scientists at an early stage of
their career. Preference will be given to those who have completed their
Ph.D. within three years of the start of the appointment. Jointly funded by
IMA industrial partners and the IMA, the fellowships begin August 30, 2017,
and can be renewed for up to a total of two years. The postdocs will devote
50% effort to projects onsite at the IMA’s partner company and 50% effort
on their own research under the mentorship of a University of Minnesota
faculty. The position carries an annual salary of $65,000 and an allowance
of up to $3,000 for professional travel.

IMA Industrial Postdoctoral Fellowships are ideal for mathematical
scientists who wish to pursue careers in industry or academic positions
that involve industrial interactions. All industry projects involve data
and their analysis. Previous data science experience is desirable but not

Required Qualifications:

   - A Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics,
   biostatistics, operations research or related areas by the start of the
   - Strong programming skills -- proficiency in one or more programming
   languages, familiarity with a few others.
   - Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and written skills

The research statement you submit is an important part of the application.
Your statement should not only outline your research interests and goals,
but should also explain why the IMA Industrial Postdoctoral Fellowship
would be an effective place for you to pursue these interests and goals.

Consideration of applications will begin on January 19, 2017.
See the following websites for more details:

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