Mathematics and Statistics, University of Victoria

238 11134Position ID: UVic-PPDF [#11134]
Position Title: PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Victoria, British Columbia V8P 5C2, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Open
Starting Date: 2018/07/01
Application Deadline: 2017/12/15 (posted 2017/10/23)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Victoria is seeking candidates for nomination for a Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) Postdoctoral Fellowship, starting July 1, 2018. The field of research is open, but priority will be given to candidates whose research area aligns with current faculty expertise. The fellowship may be taken up at any time between September 1, 2018 and January 1, 2019. The Fellowship is for one year and is renewable, contingent on satisfactory progress, for an additional year. The position is open to recent PhDs and to graduate students who expect to receive a PhD by December 31, 2018.

The Department has nearly 25 research faculty members covering many areas of mathematics and statistics. There are also over 50 graduate students split between PhD and Masters programs. Further information about the Department may be found at:

Applications submitted through MathJobs by November 20th will receive full consideration. Please include: (i) a CV; (ii) a research statement; (iii) a cover letter naming a proposed sponsor in the Department; (iv) three letters of reference, addressing the research potential of the applicant. This is a two-step process: the selected candidate(s) will be contacted by the potential sponsor and will be invited to make an application to PIMS. Such an application must be sponsored by a UVic Faculty member. The salary will be at least 50,000 CAD annually depending on experience. Details of the PIMS post-doctoral program can be found at

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
+1 250-721-7436
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Victoria
3800 Finnerty Road (Ring Road), DTB A425
Victoria, BC V8P 5C8

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