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Postdoctoral Fellow in Inverse Problems
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Date Posted Oct. 29, 2020
Title Postdoctoral Fellow in Inverse Problems
University University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, NC, United States
Department Mathematics and Statistics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jan. 20, 2021
  • Post-Doc
  • Mathematics/Applied Mathematics

Please upload the following documents with your electronic submission:
1) Cover letter
2) Curriculum vita
3) Research interest statement
4) One to three papers/preprints reflecting your research experience

Postdoctoral fellow in artificial intelligence approaches for inverse problems with applications to imaging.
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The duration of this position is a one year position with a possibility of renewal up to three years, subject to a budget approval. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Professor Taufiquar Khan. The research of this candidate will be focused on exploring computational aspects of solving an inverse problem using artificial intelligence approaches such as machine learning with applications to imaging. The candidate is also expected to have sufficient background on regularization of ill-posed inverse problems arising from coefficient inverse problems involving partial differential equations.

The position will begin in January, 2021 (pending hiring and possible visa paperwork). Interested candidates are welcome to send their curriculum vitas, a brief (max one page) statement of research interests and one to three papers/preprints reflecting their research experience to (under "Faculty" please click "Post Doc."). In addition to submitting your application electronically, please email your materials to Professor Khan’s assistant, Ms. Sarah Hornbeck ( Questions about these positions may be directed to Ms. Sarah Hornbeck.

As the largest and most diverse college at UNC Charlotte, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences houses 21 departments in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences and mathematics, and military sciences, as well as 28 applied research centers and interdisciplinary programs. With its 35 graduate degrees and 78 undergraduate degree options, the College is connected to the world and its concerns, and is particularly supportive of the greater Charlotte region.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, research-intensive urban university, located on an expanding modern campus. The second largest of the 16 UNC System campuses, UNC Charlotte offers more than 30,000 culturally and ethnically diverse students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The University is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement campus and an APLU Innovation and Economic Prosperity University. It supports faculty with excellent family and medical leave policies, junior faculty development awards, internal faculty research grant opportunities, and other research opportunities. Charlotte offers a dynamic space to live, work and connect for faculty, students, alumni, and staff, with its outstanding cultural, recreational, and business amenities. As the 15th largest U.S. city, Charlotte is consistently ranked one of the best cities to live (#20 by U.S. News & World Report.)

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree. The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

  • As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

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Contact Information

  • Sarah Hornbeck
    Mathematics and Statistics
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    9201 University City Blvd
    Charlotte, NC 28223
  • 704-687-5581


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