Postdoctoral Scholar - The Center for Computational Mathematics and Applications (CCMA)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Eberly College of Science


The Center for Computational Mathematics and Applications (CCMA) in the Department of Mathematics at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, is seeking one or two scholars for postdoctoral appointments. Successful candidates will hold a PhD in mathematics or a related field (such as physics, engineering, computer science). The position requires expertise in numerical methods for partial differential equations. Fortran, C, or C++ programing is required. Experience in heterogeneous parallel computing is desirable but not required. Appointed candidates will work closely with the faculty at the CCMA on research related to numerical methods for large-scale practical applications. The Postdoctoral Scholar will contribute to a number of research projects including the CCMA’s projects supported by the NSF, the DOE and industries. The number of candidates appointed will depend on the availability of funding. These appointments may include the possibility of teaching. This is a non-tenure track 48-week appointment. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Applicants must complete the Penn State application and must submit an application through (

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088