Mathematics, Simon Fraser University

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Position Title: Postdoctoral fellow in probabilistic methods
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Probabilistic methods in partial differential equations, biomathematics, &/or graph theory
Application Deadline: 2019/01/13 (posted 2018/11/15, listed until 2019/01/13)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at Simon Fraser University is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to work in probabilistic methods applied to one or more of the following areas: partial differential equations, biomathematics, or graph theory. The fellowship is being supported by the PIMS Probability Training Centre in Stochastics (PTCS) and is offered jointly by CANSSI and 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. Salary and specific working conditions such as teaching load will depend on the specific group within the department the candidate works with. Positions are open to individuals of any nationality.

Applicants are to be submitted through The application should include a CV, 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.

Please contact Paul Tupper for more information.

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 position description.

Further Info:
Simon Fraser University
Department of Mathematics
SCK 10512
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

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