Interdisciplinary Post-Doctoral Positions

Post-doctoral positions are available with immediate starting date (and also with starting date September 1, 1998) for an N.S.F. funded research program in ``Applied Mathematics for Systems of Oscillators in Biology & Engineering" within the Department of Mathematics at Boston University.

The explicit goal of this program is to provide the opportunity for collaborative interdisciplinary research training with faculty in Mathematics (N. Kopell, T. Kaper, C.E. Wayne), Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering (J. Baillieul, M. Berkemeier, A. Nadim), Biomedical Engineering (J. Collins, J. White), and Health Sciences (J. Schotland). The problems to be addressed using this approach fall into three broad classes: dynamics of networks of neurons, systems of coupled mechanical oscillators, and interactions of neural and mechanical systems.

Boston University offers a stimulating environment for research and training in all areas related to this program. The Center for BioDynamics focuses on research and training at the interface between dynamical systems, biology, and engineering. In addition, there are active research connections among faculty from the Departments of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Cognitive and Neural Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, and Medicine (Cardiovascular Institute).

It is expected that strong candidates will have a substantial research interest in at least one of the program's main areas. To apply, please send:
  1. A 1-page statement that includes your career goals, how this position satisfies those goals, and why you think you are a good candidate
  2. Your C.V.
  3. three letters od recommendation to:

GIG Postdoctoral Search
Department of Mathematics
attention: Ariella Rebbi
Boston University
111 Cummington Street
Boston, MA 02215

For more information, see our Web Site or write to the above address. Please include your area(s) of research interest in any correspondence.

Boston University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.

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