Texas A&M University - San Antonio
College Of Arts And Sciences
Proposed Minimum Salary
San Antonio, Texas
The Department of Mathematical, Physical, and Engineering Sciences seeks
applications from qualified candidates for a full-time postdoctoral researcher
appointment beginning in Fall 2021. Successful candidates should be
passionate about research in the areas of mathematics or engineering.
Candidates should also demonstrate the ability to publish research outcomes
and writing grant proposals. Successful candidates will carry a 1/2 teaching
workload for the fall and spring semesters. The mentors of the postdoctoral
fellow will be Drs. Burak Aksoylu and Kun Gou.
The research topic involves mathematical and numerical aspects of nonlocal
formulations applied to peridynamics, fracture mechanics, soft tissue
mechanics, and solid mechanics at large. A background in computational
mathematics and/or computational mechanics is desired. The ability to program
in C, C++, Python, Matlab, or Mathematica is a plus.
The successful candidate will have the ability to publish research outcomes
and write grant proposals. This is a one-year position and if the
investigators' external grant proposals are successful the position may be
renewed, but renewal is not guaranteed. The first day of class this fall
will be August 19, 2021.
This is a grant funded position due to start Fall 2021. Grant funded
positions are contingent upon available grant funding.
Required Education and Experience:
A Ph.D. at the time of appointment in Mathematics, Engineering, or a
closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.
Demonstrated specialization in mathematical modeling of computational
Research publication record in Computational Mathematics, Computational
Mechanics, or Engineering.
In a letter of interest, please explain your scholarly interest, career
development plan, and experience, and why you are a good fit for the position.
Application Process :
Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at:
(https: // tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUSAExternal ). Applicants
must complete online:
Upload a letter of interest,
Curriculum Vitae, and
Unofficial copies of graduate transcripts.
If assistance is required, please contact an HR representative at
Review of applications will begin immediately and the position is open until
Finalists must request at least two current letters of recommendation to be
sent directly by the authors to:
Search Committee Chair
Dr. Burak Aksoylu,
One University Way, SciTech 311,
San Antonio, Texas 78224
via USPS or email to baksoylu @tamusa.edu. If selected, finalists must pass a
pre-employment background check prior to being employed.
Official transcripts of the selected candidate must be on file with the Office
of the Provost, and sent directly from each degree-granting institution to
Texas A&M University-San Antonio at the address listed below. If transcripts
are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the
prospective employee to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an
approved credential evaluator.
Texas A&M University-San Antonio Office of the Provost
ATTN: Alissa Meyer
One University Way, Ste. 435 San Antonio, Texas 78224
Please direct any questions to Dr. Burak Aksoylu at email@example.com.
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please use the following link:
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Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to
submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or
revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents with your
application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.
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In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application
process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal
history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's
verification of credentials and/or other information required by the
institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history
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