Fields Institute

317 18056Position ID: FIELDS-SDV [#18056]
Position Title: Simons Distinguished Visitor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Toronto, Ontario M5T3J1, Canada [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematical Sciences
Application Deadline: 2021/09/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/08/26, finished 2022/04/02)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Fields Institute invites applications for a Simons Distinguished Visitor for the 2022-23 academic year. This prestigious six-month appointment will provide a world-renowned researcher with a unique opportunity to work at the Fields Institute with many Canadian and international colleagues on a research project of their choosing, which may or may not be associated with the Thematic Program running at that time. The Simons Distinguished Visitor is expected to be in residence at Fields for the semester, and to give an advanced research level course. In addition to a US$100,000 salary and US$25,000 for living expenses, the Simons Distinguished Visitor will be provided with US$36,000 to support graduate students or postdoctoral fellows under their supervision who will join them in Toronto. 

The Simons Distinguished Visitor will be selected by a committee chaired by the Directors of the Fields Institute, in consultation with the Fields Institute Scientific Advisory Panel. 

To apply, please submit a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae and a Research Statement on Review of applications will begin in early November and continue until the position is filled. 

There are no restrictions on the nationality of candidates for this position. In accordance with our mandate, the Fields Institute encourages applications from women and under-represented groups in the mathematical sciences. This position has been made possible with support of the Simons Foundation.

The Fields Institute is a centre for mathematical research activity - a place where mathematicians from Canada and abroad, from academia, business, industry and financial institutions, can come together to carry out research and formulate problems of mutual interest. Our mission is to provide a supportive and stimulating environment for mathematics innovation and education. Learn more about us.

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Toronto, Ontario
Canada M5T 3J1