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Job Opening: MS Applied Mathematics Graduate Fellow

The UPD Institute of Mathematics invites applications for the following position:

MS Applied Mathematics Graduate Fellow

Starting date: As soon as possible for a period of up to 3 years

Qualification requirements:

  • MS Applied Mathematics with specialization in optimization
  • Recipient of any of the following scholarships: DOST-ASTHRDP, DOST-ERDT, DOST-STRAND, or DOST-SEI Foreign Graduate Scholarships
  • Excellent knowledge of optimization theory and applications
  • Excellent programming skills (preferably Matlab or Python)
  • Preferably with experience in scientific research, as evidenced by publications in indexed journals
  • A clear drive to do interdisciplinary research
  • Very good oral and written proficiency in English
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a project team


  • will work under the supervision of Dr. Renier Mendoza on the following topics:
    • optical character recognition of Baybayin script
    • applications of evolutionary algorithms
    • optimal control of vector-borne diseases
  • software development
  • write project reports
  • publication of high-quality scientific results
  • dissemination of research findings through presentations at conferences

Work schedule:

  • Successful applicants are expected to work 40 hours per week, with the option to work-from-home
  • The gross monthly salary amounts to P59,802.00, which will be provided by DOST-SEI

Required Documents:

  • letter of application
  • personal data sheet
  • medical certificate
  • transcript of records
  • copies of publication/s

Applications must be addressed to instdirector@math.upd.edu.ph. Deadline for submission is on August 15, 2022.