Position Openings

Position Openings

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Data Science

Position Description:The Data Science Initiative at Brown University seeks applications for one-year postdoctoral fellowship positions in the area of data science with a start date of July 1, 2020 or earlier.

 Brown's Data Science Initiative (DSI) serves as a campus hub for research and education in data science. Engaging partners across campus and beyond, DSI facilitates and conducts both domain-driven and fundamental research in data science, educates the next generation of data scientists, and explores the impact of the data revolution on culture, society, and social justice. The DSI values diversity and inclusion as essential to achieving excellence. 

Qualifications:  Candidates are required to have received a Ph.D. degree or equivalent by the start of this appointment and have a strong research record consistent with their level of experience. We seek candidates who work in the areas of Brown's TRIPODS themes, namely Geometry and topology of data, Causal and model based inference, and Data analysis on massive graphs and networks. https://www.brown.edu/initiatives/data-science/research/tripods 

Application Instructions:  To apply for these positions, please submit the relevant materials (curriculum vitae, concise research statement, and three letters of recommendation). Inquiries about these positions should be addressed to [email protected]. To receive full consideration, complete applications should be received by October 15, 2019, but we will continue to review applications until the positions are filled. Please apply through Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/69301 


Prager Assistant Professorship

The Division of Applied Mathematics at Brown University seeks applications for a Prager Assistant Professorship, a three-year, non-tenured, and non-renewable appointment, with a start date of July 1, 2020. The teaching load for this position is one course per semester.

Candidates are required to have received a Ph.D. degree or equivalent by the start of this appointment and may have up to three years of prior academic and/or postdoctoral research experience. Applicants should have strong research potential and a commitment to diversity and inclusion in their teaching.  Their field of research should be consistent with the current research interests of the Division faculty.

Consideration of applications will begin on December 2, 2019. To apply for this position, please visit http://www.mathjobs.org and submit the relevant materials (AMS cover sheet, curriculum vitae, a concise description of research interests and goals, and three letters of recommendation, with at least one letter addressing the applicant’s teaching abilities) online. Inquiries should be sent electronically to [email protected] 

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

Interested in becoming an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA) in the Division of Applied Mathematics?    

Each semester, we seek students who are interested in being UTAs for some of our courses. UTAs conduct recitation sessions, hold office hours, and help grade homework assignments. UTAs will receive an hourly wage, but we do not currently give course credit for being a UTA. UTA positions are advertised in Workday.  We usually advertise in early May (and then possibly again in mid September) for the fall semester, and in mid November (and possibly again in early February) for the spring semester. If you have questions about UTA positions, please contact Martin Maxey (Fall only) or Caroline Klivans (Spring only); for questions about the application process, please contact Jean Radican.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.