Stanford University, Department of Mathematics

137 15026Fellowship ID: Stanford-MMPOSTDOC [#15026]
Fellowship Title: Maryam Mirzakhani Postdoctoral Fellowship
Fellowship Type: Postdoctoral
Fellowship Location: Stanford, California 94305, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/12/01help popup finished (2019/10/28, finished 2020/02/26, listed until 2020/04/28)
Fellowship Description:    

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

Department of Mathematics

Stanford University

The Department of Mathematics at Stanford University is seeking applicants for a Maryam Mirzakhani Postdoctoral Fellowship.  This appointment is for a term of at least one year and no more than three years, beginning in September 2020.  Outstanding candidates from any field of mathematics are encouraged to apply.

The Mirzakhani Postdoctoral Fellowship is intended for exceptional early-career mathematicians with great promise who have recently been awarded their PhD (2018 or later). Candidates are expected to show outstanding promise in research. A strong interest and ability in teaching is also highly recommended. This position has no teaching responsibilities during the first year and reduced teaching responsibilities during any subsequent years of the appointment.

For non-US citizens or permanent residents: This is a postdoctoral appointment, and J-1 visas or OPT (for PhDs immediately following graduation) are the available options.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and list of publications; brief statement of research; a teaching statement that provides supporting information of teaching experience and ability; and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted. Applications and letters should be submitted online at

For full consideration, applications must be completed no later than 9:00pm PST, December 1, 2019.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

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:
Department of Mathematics
Stanford University
450 Jane Stanford Way, Bldg 380
Stanford, CA 94305-2125

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