The Department of Mathematics is soliciting applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position with a starting date between March 2015 and October 2015. 

To be considered for the position, the Department seeks applicants with a strong knowledge base in Sparse Approximations, Compressive Sensing, Numerical Algorithms, and/or Optimization. Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. before the position start date, but no later than August 31, 2015. The position requires working on research related to a defense-based project (sponsored by DTRA/NSF) led by Professor Thomas Strohmer. The research is concerned with developing theory and algorithms for high-dimensional data analysis, imaging and signal recovery in connection with threat detection. The candidate should also have excellent programming skills in Matlab. The annual salary will be $50K. Salary is negotiable based on experience and funding available.

The Postdoc may be asked to teach one or two courses depending on experience and the Mathematics department needs. The appointment is renewable for a total of up to two years, assuming satisfactory performance. 

The UC Davis Math and Applied Math programs have been ranked among the nation’s top programs by the National Research Council in its most recent report. Additional information about the Department may be found at HYPERLINK ""

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. To guarantee full consideration, the application should be received by December 30, 2014 by submitting the AMS Cover Sheet and supporting documentation electronically through

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.