University of Alberta, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Position ID: UofA-PDF [#14015]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Position in Mathematical Biology
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G1, Canada [map]
Application Deadline: finished (2019/06/12, finished 2020/06/14)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Alberta invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral position in the area of mathematical biology. This position is supported by an NSERC-Discovery grant and involves research in stochastic motion within micron-scale living systems, including collaboration with experimentalists. The position offers excellent interdisciplinary training possibilities in stochastic modeling, perturbation theory, statistics, and machine learning (applied to microscopy video analysis).

Applicants must have, or be close to completion of a PhD in mathematics, physics, statistics, biomedical engineering, computer science, or another related field. Applicants should have strong quantitative skills in applied mathematics and a strong interest in life sciences applications. Experience in applied stochastics, scientific computing, and computational statistics are an asset.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, publication list, research statement and at least three confidential letters of reference. Review of applications will begin July 2, 2019, however the competition will remain open until filled. All applications are to be submitted through MathJobs ( Any questions regarding this position should be sent to Jay Newby via email

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

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:
Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
632 Central Academic Building
University of Alberta Campus
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
T6G 2G1

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