Postdoctoral Position in Computational Science at San Diego State University

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This position is funded by an NIH NIDDK New Interdisciplinary Workforce (NIW) grant to SDSU’s Computational Science Research Center (CSRC).

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Computational Science or a related discipline (e.g. Mathematics, Computer Science, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Biophysics, or Engineering) with a strong relevance to the biomedical sciences.

The successful candidate will interact with one or more CSRC Discovery Teams, each consisting of two or three faculty members from different academic disciplines, two or more predoctoral students and two or more undergraduates.

Current Teams in the NIW program include mitochondrial architecture (Profs. Frey, Salamon, Baljon, Mahaffy, Blomgren), phage genetics and community structural analysis (Profs.

Rohwer, Segall, Salamon, Edwards, Mahaffy), mammalian cardiac cell gene expression and physiology (Profs. Paolini, Valafar, Castillo), (2) Heart and Motility (Profs May-Newman, Sabbadini Versi and Paolini, Biology and a bioinformatics, sequence and pattern classification (Profs. Kelley, Edwards, Chen, Roch, Paolini).

The successful candidate will participate in interdisciplinary activities, including collaboration with computational biologists across a number of departments within the Colleges of Science and Engineering.

Teaching experience within interdisciplinary science, engineering or applied mathematics; including experience with extramural funding agencies is desirable.

In addition, (s)he should possess a strong foundation in computational biology.

Application Process Screening of applications will begin

December 1, and close on February 1.

Starting date: ASAP.

Applicants should submit by mail to the CSRC Director the following:

  • Cover letter,
  • A summary of research and teaching interests;
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Copies of one or two recent publications, and
  • Three letters of reference.

    Equal Opportunity Employer San Diego State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to diversity.

    In this spirit, we seek applications from a broad variety of candidates.

    Send applications to:

    Dr. Jose Castillo, Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Chair, Computational Science Research Center San Diego State University San Diego, CA 92182

    Phone: (619) 594-7205

    Email: Castillo [at]

    Follow the links below for further details and application contacts.

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