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NA Digest  Sunday, August 02, 2020  Volume 20 : Issue 29

Today's Editor:

        Daniel M. Dunlavy
        Sandia National Labs
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Today's Topics:

        Sayas Numerics Seminar, ONLINE, Sep 2020
        Professor Position, Mathematical Modelling of Industrial Life Cycles
        Tenure Track Faculty Position, Applied Mathematics, EPFL
        Postdoc Position, Cybersecurity, BCAM
        Postdoc Position, ML applied to heliophysics and astrophysics, KU Leuven
        Postdoc Position, Nonlinear Helmholtz Equations and Systems
        Postdoc Positions, Mathbio/Data Science/Comp Math, Michigan State Univ
        Postdoc position, NLA and Lattice QCD, William & Mary
        PhD Position, Uncertainty Quantification, Univ of Bonn
        PhD Position, Univ of Graz
        Phd Positions, Mathematical Analysis, Modelling and Applications, Italy

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From: Tobias von Petersdorff [log in to unmask]
Date: August 01, 2020
Subject: Sayas Numerics Seminar, ONLINE, Sep 2020

We are pleased to announce SAYAS NUMERICS SEMINAR, a new online
seminar on computational mathematics jointly organized by
- University of Maryland, College Park, MD
- University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD
- George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
- University of Delaware, Newark, DE

The seminar is named in honor of Prof. Francisco-Javier Sayas
(1968-2019). In addition to his many achievements he played a key role
in establishing and running the annual meeting DelMar Numerics Day,
and was dedicated to its mission of giving younger mathematicians an
opportunity to share their work with the community.

The seminar will meet via Zoom on Tuesdays at 3:30pm (Eastern Time)
unless noted otherwise. Please go to

Researchers from anywhere in the world are welcome to attend, but

The organizing committee: Harbir Antil, Andrei Draganescu, Ricardo
H. Nochetto, Petr Plechac, Tobias von Petersdorff


From: Volker Mehrmann [log in to unmask]
Date: July 30, 2020
Subject: Professor Position, Mathematical Modelling of Industrial Life Cycles

TU Berlin is offering a University Professor (W3) position in the
field of "Mathematics - Mathematical Modelling of Industrial Life
Cycles". The professorship is part of the Werner-von-Siemens Centre
for Industry and Science (WvSC).

Working field: The position requires research and teaching in the
development, analysis and implementation of mathematical methods for
the automatized, energy based generation of model hierarchies, for the
data based identification of model parameters, as well as error
analysis and uncertainty quantification. It is expected that the
successful applicant will participate in major research projects, such
as collaborative research centers and research training
groups. Candidates should be able to teach in German and
English. Furthermore, candidates are expected to supervise students'
theses on Bachelor, Master and PhD level as well as to participate in
the academic administration of the university.

For details see


From: Fabio Nobile [log in to unmask]
Date: July 29, 2020
Subject: Tenure Track Faculty Position, Applied Mathematics, EPFL

The School of Basic Sciences (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) at
EPFL seeks to appoint a Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Applied
Mathematics. We have a particular interest in outstanding candidates
whose research centers on the mathematical foundations of learning,
with emphasis on: approximation theory, high dimensional statistics,
applied analysis and probability.

Application deadline: September 30, 2020

EPFL is an equal opportunity employer and family friendly
university. It is committed to increasing the diversity of its
faculty. It strongly encourages women to apply.

for additional information.


From: Prof. Jose Antonio Lozano [log in to unmask]
Date: July 29, 2020
Subject: Postdoc Position, Cybersecurity, BCAM

PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Carry out research in the field of cybersecurity and
participate in applied research projects in this field.  Carry out
cybersecurity initiatives in BCAM.  Collaborate with the Basque
CyberSecurity Centre (BCSC).

CONDITIONS: The gross annual salary of the Postdoctoral Fellowship
will be EUR 28.000 - 32.000. It will then be on your own
responsibility to make your yearly income declaration at the Bizkaia
Treasury Agency.  There is a moving allowance for those researchers
that come from a research institution outside the Basque Country from
EUR 1.000 to EUR 2.000 gross.  Free access to the Public Health System
in Spain is provided to all employees.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have their PhD completed before the
contract starts. PhD degree in Computer Science or related field.
Strong background in Mathematics.

The selected candidate must have applied before the application
deadline (31/08/2020) online at the webpage


From: Romain Dupuis [log in to unmask]
Date: July 29, 2020
Subject: Postdoc Position, ML applied to heliophysics and
astrophysics, KU Leuven

The KULeuven Center for Mathematical Plasma Astrophysics is looking
for a PostDoctoral candidate with interest in applying Machine
Learning (ML) and Data Assimilation techniques to space science.  The
position will combine the study of simulations (massively parallel
kinetic simulation with particle in cell methods, massively parallel
fluid simulations of the magnetospheric system) and observations from
remote sensing (e.g. SDO, solar dynamic observatory) and in situ
(e.g. magnetospheric multiscale mission MMS, Parker solar probe PSP
and solar orbiter SolO).  The work will take place in collaboration
with the Leuven.AI Institute ( and the AIDA Horizon
2020 project (, a network of leading European and
international experts in ML and space science.

Profile: At least three, of the following items should be very
familiar to the selected candidate, or the candidate should have an
interest to learn in a concentrated initial effort: Machine Learning,
Deep Neural Networks, Bayesian Methods, Data assimilation methods
(Kalman filters), Solar, Magnetospheric and Solar wind data analysis,
Expertise on computer programming with Python, C, C++ or Fortran,
Knowledge of advanced parallel programing (OpenMP, MPI, CUDA) Plasma
physics, astrophysics or space physics, Numerical methods for fluid
dynamics, MHD and kinetic physics particle in cell (PIC) methods.

Offer: Starting: Immediately or upon availability of the selected
candidate, with target date September 1, 2020. Working remotely will
be possible and encouraged until the COVID19 crisis is not
history. However, the buildings of KULeuven are now open regularly and
it is possible to go to one's office.  Duration: 1 year, with
possible extensions up to three years, depending on performance
evaluation and funding.  Salary: the standard salary for PostDocs at
KULeuven is amongst the highest in Europe. More information on the
conditions at:
Teaching experience: There will be opportunities for teaching
experiences, lecturing, supervision of student projects, guiding the
candidate to develop an academic curriculum.  Publication: We will
focus on developing open source software and peer reviewed papers.

For more information on the position, please, contact Giovanni Lapenta
at: [log in to unmask] .  To apply please go to:


From: Laurette Lauffer [log in to unmask]
Date: July 28, 2020
Subject: Postdoc Position, Nonlinear Helmholtz Equations and Systems

The Collaborative Research Center "Wave phenomena - analysis and
numerics" (CRC 1173), is currently seeking to recruit, as soon as
possible, limited to two years, a Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m/d).
The Associated Project "Nonlinear Helmholtz Equations and Systems"
aims to establish a solution theory describing oscillatory solutions
of Nonlinear Helmholtz Equations and time-harmonic Maxwell's Equations
in inhomogeneous media. One of the central tasks is the derivation of
new Limiting Absorption Principles and resolvent estimates for the
linear operators under investigation as well as their applications to
nonlinear problems. We seek for an ambitious postdoctoral researcher
with strong research interest in these or related research fields,
which is preferably demonstrated by outstanding publications or
preprints.  Engagement in teaching is expected. The following
qualifications are required: Excellent PhD thesis and expertise in
partial differential equations.  We expect good writing and oral
communication skills in English along with the ability to work
independently within an international team. Applications should
include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, links to your publications
and your PhD thesis, a statement of research interest (not more than 2
pages), contact information for two referees, and copies of degree
certificate(s) in one pdf-file.

Please apply online ( until
August 31st, 2020 using the vacancy number 3660/2020 and reference
number 8. Personnel support is provided by Ms. Bruckner,
Personalservice, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Campus Sud,
Kaiserstrasse 12, 76131 Karlsruhe. For further information, please
contact Dr. Rainer Mandel, phone +49(0)721-608-46178, or Ms Laurette
Lauffer, phone +49(0)721/608-42061, [log in to unmask]

Further details can be found on our website:


From: Guowei Wei [log in to unmask]
Date: July 30, 2020
Subject: Postdoc Positions, Mathbio/Data Science/Comp Math, Michigan State Univ

One or two postdoc/research associate positions are available in the
following fields:
-Machine learning/deep learning
-Mathematical molecular biology/biophysics
-Sequence analysis/bioinformatics
-Topological data analysis
-Computational geometry
-Computational graphs/combinatorics
-Numerical PDEs
-Arbitrary combination of the above fields.

Ideal candidates will hold a Ph.D. degree in computational
mathematics, or computer science, or computational biophysics, or
bioinformatics, have extensive experience in code development and have
demonstrated the potential for excellence in research. Applications
consisting of a letter of application, current vita, and descriptions
of research plans and teaching experience should submit via  In addition, candidates
should arrange for at least three letters of recommendation, which may
be submitted on the same website. To receive full consideration the
complete application must be received by August 14, 2020, but
applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Please
send an email to [log in to unmask] to acknowledge your application.


From: Andreas Stathopoulos [log in to unmask]
Date: July 28, 2020
Subject: Postdoc position, NLA and Lattice QCD, William & Mary

Applications are invited for a postdoc position in computational
aspects of Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics theory. The position will be
hosted in the Computer Science Department at the College of William
and Mary, and it will be co-directed by Prof. Andreas Stathopoulos in
CS and Prof. Kostas Orginos in Physics. The position, which is funded
by a Department of Energy grant, is initially for one year and
renewable for a second year based upon performance. The candidate is
expected to lead a research program that involves advanced
computational methods for the solution of various linear operators,
the improvement of current multigrid technologies, the variance
reduction in computations of disconnected diagrams, as well as their
implementations on high performance computing resources.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. In a scientific computing area, with
strong programming skills in C/C++. Strong background in one of the
three areas: Lattice QCD, numerical linear algebra, or high
performance computing.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong background across more of the above
areas and experience with QUDA or CUDA programming.

To apply submit a vita and the names of at least three references at , Position Number: F0266W.
Reviewing of applications starts on September 1, 2020, and continues
until the position is filled.

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from
underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and
service missions of the university. The university is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications
from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with


From: Jürgen Dölz [log in to unmask]
Date: July 28, 2020
Subject: PhD Position, Uncertainty Quantification, Univ of Bonn

A PhD position in numerical analysis is available at the Institute of
Numerical Simulation at the University of Bonn. The student will work
on the development, mathematical analysis, and implementation of fast
numerical methods to quantify uncertainties in electromagnetic
problems. The deadline for applications is 21 August 2020.

For more details see:


From: Martin Holler [log in to unmask]
Date: July 28, 2020
Subject: PhD Position, Univ of Graz

The Institute of Mathematics and Scientific Computing at the
University of Graz is looking for a Project Assistent without
doctorate (30 hours a week; fixed-term employment for the period of 3
years; position to be filled as of October 1 st 2020)

The position is part of a research project on machine learning
approaches for data-driven cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The project
will be realized in close collaboration with the University Hospital
Graz, and aims at a better understanding of the physiological
conditions of patients during such interventions. To achieve this, we
will develop parameter identification techniques for
differential-equation-based physiological models as well as machine
learning approaches, both of which can build on a unique data set of
vital measurements available at the University Hospital Graz.

Applicants are expected to have a Master's degree in Mathematics,
Computer Science or a related field, solid knowledge in applied
mathematics and good programming knowledge, ideally in Python.

The position comes with the possibility to work on a relevant
dissertation and the classification of this position according to the
University Collective Agreement is B1.

More details can be found at

Application Deadline: August 19th 2020.


From: Gianluigi Rozza [log in to unmask]
Date: July 31, 2020
Subject: Phd Positions, Mathematical Analysis, Modelling and Applications, Italy

I would like to bring at your attention that the second (and last)
deadline to apply for a Phd position in Mathematical Analysis,
Modelling and Applications at SISSA, Scuola Internazionale Superiore
di Studi Avanzati Trieste, Italy is August 20, 2020 at noon (Rome
time).  Applied mathematics research activities (numerical analysis,
computational and continuum mechanics) are carried out within SISSA
mathLab: SISSA mathematics area is highly ranked both
at national and international level.

There are at least 5 Phd grants available.

Info about Phd programme:

(Admission exams: second session on September 10-11, 2020 with online
written and oral examination).

To apply:

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