Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, PIMS

349 12985Fellowship ID: PIMS-PTCS [#12985]
Fellowship Title: PIMS/CANSSI UBC postdoctoral fellowship
Fellowship Type: Postdoctoral
Fellowship Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Probability and Statistics
Application Deadline: 2019/01/13 finished (2018/10/31, finished 2019/07/14, listed until 2019/03/31)
Fellowship Description:    

*** this fellowship has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship in probability and statistics at the Department of Mathematics and/or statistics at the University of British Columbia. The fellowship is being supported by the PIMS Probability Training Centre in Stochastics (PTCS) and is offered jointly by the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) and the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS).

Positions are for two years (subject to review each year), normally starting no later than September 1, 2019. Applicants should have recently obtained (2016 or later), or expect to receive prior to the start of the position, a PhD in mathematics, statistics, or a closely related discipline. Applicants should demonstrate excellent potential in research and teaching in probability or statistics, with the ideal applicant having expertise in both fields. Salary and specific working conditions such as teaching load (if any) depend on the particular site. Positions are open to individuals of any nationality.

Applications may be submitted via this mathjobs listing, alternatively, paper applications can be mailed to:

  Postdoctoral Applications: UBC
  c/o The Postdoctoral Secretary
  Department of Mathematics
  University of British Columbia
  Vancouver, BC, Canada
  V6T 1Z2

The application should include a CV, a list of all publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and applicants should arrange for three or more letters of recommendation to be sent, one of which should address teaching ability. The cover letter should explicitly mention the PTCS postdoctoral position. To receive full consideration applicants should apply by January 13, 2019. Applications received after this date may also be considered.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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

Further Info:
(604) 822-1369
Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences
Central Office & UBC Site Office
4176-2207 Main Mall
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC
V6T 1Z4 Canada

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