# Employment Opportunities

### For Staff Candidates

AMS Assistant Professorship

The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at Johns Hopkins University seeks applications for an AMS Assistant Professorship, a three-year, non-tenure, and non-renewable appointment, with a start date of July 1, 2021.  Teaching load for this position is three courses per academic year.

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 teaching, and their field of research should be consistent with the current research interests of the departmental faculty.

The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics values diversity and inclusion as essential to achieving excellence. We especially encourage applications from those belonging to groups traditionally underrepresented in the mathematical sciences.

Consideration of applications will begin on December 7, 2020, until the position is filled.

Submit the relevant materials (A cover letter that identifies faculty member(s) with whom the applicant is interested in working, CV, a concise description of research interests and goals, a teaching statement that includes a discussion of the applicant’s experience with or ideas for teaching in a diverse and inclusive classroom and three letters of recommendation, with at least one letter addressing the applicant’s teaching abilities) online.

Inquiries may be sent electronically to apply.interfolio.com/80110.

Lecturer Position – Data Sciences

The Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, in collaboration with the Mathematical Institute for Data Sciences, seeks applicants for a lecturer position in Data Science commencing July 1, 2021 on the Homewood campus.

The selected individual will be a member of the faculty in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, but will mostly be expected to participate in the master’s program in Data Science by teaching two courses per semester over a two-semester academic year. The selected individual will also be expected to be involved in the program’s academic leadership and in the evaluation of student applications to the program and, and to advise students who are enrolled in the program. Successful candidates must have a strong academic background, with a doctoral degree in one of the following: Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline. They are expected to have a strong commitment to, and excellent credentials in, teaching subjects that are relevant in Statistics and Data Science, including its mathematical foundations.

More information about the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics can be found at https://engineering.jhu.edu/ams/, about the Mathematical Institute for Data Sciences at https://www.minds.jhu.edu and about the Whiting School of Engineering at https://engineering.jhu.edu/.  A description of the Data Science master’s program may also be found at https://engineering.jhu.edu/ams/data-science-masters-program/.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.  Applications received by December 31, 2020 will receive full consideration.

All applicants should submit their application online at apply.interfolio.com/80105 Electronic applications should include a cover letter describing the principal expertise of the applicant, a statement of teaching interests, a complete resume, and at least four reference letters.

The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that actively encourages interest from minorities and women and is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply. The Johns Hopkins University is an EEO/AA Employer.

AMS Industrial Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at Johns Hopkins University has openings for AMS Industrial Postdoctoral Fellowships. The positions are intended for mathematical scientists at an early stage of their career.  AMS 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 will involve modeling and data analysis.

Jointly funded by industrial partners and the department, the fellowships begin July 1, 2021, and can be renewed for up to a total of two years. The postdocs will devote 50% effort to projects onsite at the partner company and 50% effort on their own research and teaching under the mentorship of a Johns Hopkins University faculty. The teaching load associated with this position is three courses over two years.  The position carries an annual salary of $65,000 and an allowance of up to$4,000 for professional travel.

Required Qualifications:

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

An important part of the application is the research statement which should not only outline your research interests and goals, but should also explain why the AMS Industrial Postdoctoral Fellowship would be valuable for the candidate’s interests and goals.

Consideration of applications will begin on January 4, 2021.

Inquiries may be sent electronically to Professor Fadil Santosa (fsantos9@jhu.edu).

Tenure-Track Faculty Position

The Johns Hopkins Mathematical Institute for Data Science (MINDS) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. The successful candidate is expected to conduct fundamental research in the mathematical, statistical and computational foundations of machine learning.

Outstanding candidates at all academic ranks will be considered. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or related fields, and will be expected to establish a strong, independent, multidisciplinary, and internationally recognized research program. Commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels is required.

Primary appointments will be in the academic Department most appropriate for the candidate within the Whiting School of Engineering – e.g. Applied Math and Statistics, or Computer Science. For additional information see https://www.minds.jhu.edu/job-openings/.

Opportunities for interactions across the University include the Center for Imaging Science, the Center for Language and Speech Processing, the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics, the Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science, the Institute for Computational Medicine, the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare, Institute for Assured Autonomy, the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

All applicants should submit their application online at https://apply.interfolio.com/80037 Electronic applications should include a cover letter describing the principal expertise of the applicant, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests, a complete resume, and a publication list. Applications at the Assistant Professor level should also include at least three reference letters. Applications at the Associate or Full Professor levels should not include reference letters or names at this stage.

Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2020 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Online interviews will be conducted early 2021.

The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that actively encourages interest from minorities and women and is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply. The Johns Hopkins University is an EEO/AA Employer.

AMS – SNF Agora Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics (AMS), and the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University seek a postdoctoral fellow to work at the interface of data science and democracy. Information about the SNF Agora Institute can be found here https://snfagora.jhu.edu/

The position is intended for a mathematical scientist at an early stage of their career, and is ideal for someone who wishes to pursue an interdisciplinary academic position or a decision support position in the nonprofit or government sectors.

Jointly funded by AMS and SNF Agora, the fellowship begins July 1, 2021, and can be renewed for up to a total of two years. The postdoc will teach three courses in AMS over two years, will work on joint research projects in AMS and SNF Agora, and will have faculty mentors in both AMS and SNF Agora.  The position carries an annual salary of \$65,000.

Required Qualifications:

• A Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, biostatistics, operations research or related areas by the start of the appointment.
• Strong programming skills – proficiency in one or more programming languages, familiarity with others.
• Interest in the workings of democracy
• Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and written skills.

An important part of the application is the research statement which should not only outline your research interests and goals, but should also explain why this Postdoctoral Fellowship would be valuable for the candidate’s interests and goals.

Consideration of applications will begin on January 4, 2021.

Inquiries may be sent electronically to apply.interfolio.com/80230

Faculty Position in Data Science at the Johns Hopkins Mathematical Institute for Data Science (MINDS)

The Johns Hopkins Mathematical Institute for Data Science (MINDS) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. The successful candidate is expected to conduct fundamental research in the mathematical, statistical and computational foundations of machine learning.

Outstanding candidates at all academic ranks will be considered. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or related fields, and will be expected to establish a strong, independent, multidisciplinary, and internationally recognized research program. Commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels is required.

Primary appointments will be in the academic Department most appropriate for the candidate within the Whiting School of Engineering – e.g. Applied Math and Statistics, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical and Computer Engineering. For additional information see https://www.minds.jhu.edu/job-openings/.

Opportunities for interactions across the University include the Center for Imaging Science, the Center for Language and Speech Processing, the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics, the Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science, the Institute for Computational Medicine, the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare, the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

All applicants should submit their application online at https://apply.interfolio.com/70041 Electronic applications should include a cover letter describing the principal expertise of the applicant, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests, a complete resume, and a publication list. Applications at the Assistant Professor level should also include at least three reference letters. Applications at the Associate or Full Professor levels should not include reference letters or names at this stage.

Applications will be reviewed starting January 15, 2020 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Onsite interviews will be conducted on Thursday, February 20 and Friday, February 21.

The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that actively encourages interest from minorities and women and is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply. The Johns Hopkins University is an EEO/AA Employer.

### For PostDoc Candidates

The Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics invites applicants for one or more positions as Postdoctoral Fellow. Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. prior to their appointment start date, and no later than 12/31/20 and show definite promise in research and teaching. The teaching load will be at most one course each semester, and often as little as one course per year, depending on funding and needs of the department, so that the appointee will have ample time for research. The appointment is for one year, renewable up to three years, with a typical duration of at least two years.  These positions are dependent on funding availability.

The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with Prof. Maggioni on problems that include: analysis and algorithms on graphs, geometric analysis of high dimensional data sets, dynamic data sets, high-dimensional probability and approximation theory, applications to machine learning, applications to analysis of images, high-dimensional stochastic dynamical systems (molecular dynamics in particular), model reduction, control.  A strong background in analysis, probability, and at least one of the areas above, is required.

Applicants are asked to submit (a) an AMS standard coversheet; (b) a vita; (c) a description of current and past research (1-3 pages); (d) a plan for future research, and have at least four letters of recommendation, including one which evaluates teaching, submitted to https://apply.interfolio.com/80284

Additionally, the candidates should contact Prof. Maggioni via email (mauro.maggioni@jhu.edu), with a message containing “Postdoctoral Fellow” in the subject line, and should indicate any overlap of research interests with Prof. Maggioni.

Applications received by December 1st, 2020 will be guaranteed full consideration; early application is advisable.

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.

The Whiting School of Engineering and the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics are committed to building a diverse educational environment.