University of Waterloo, Combinatorics and Optimization

231 21546Fellowship ID: uWaterloo-PPF [#21546, PDFpretigious23]
Fellowship Title: Prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowship
Fellowship Type: Postdoctoral
Fellowship Location: Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Algebraic Combinatorics, Discrete Optimization, Continuous Optimization, Cryptography, Graph Theory, Quantum Computing
Application Deadline: 2022/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/11/15, finished 2023/07/01, listed until 2023/05/15)
Fellowship Description:    

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

Department of Combinatorics & Optimization/University of Waterloo
Prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo invites applications from outstanding qualified candidates for two, 2-year, prestigious postdoctoral fellowship positions. Applications are solicited from candidates in any of the research areas of the Department of Combinatorics & Optimization: Algebraic Combinatorics, Discrete Optimization, Continuous Optimization, Cryptography, Graph Theory, and Quantum Computing.

A Ph.D. degree and evidence of excellence in research are required. Successful applicants are expected to maintain an active program of research. The annual salary for the position is $75,000, and, in addition, a travel fund of $15,000 per year is provided.

Interested individuals should apply using the MathJobs site ( Applications should include a cover letter describing their interest in the position including names of faculty members the applicant would like to work with, a curriculum vitae, research statement, and at least three reference letters.

The deadline for applications is December 31, 2022.

The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within our Indigenous Initiatives Office (

The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as Indigenous peoples (e.g., First Nations, Métis, Inuit/Inuk), Black, racialized, people with disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview or workplace accommodation requests, or have questions regarding the position, application process, assessment process, or eligibility, please contact, or Chaitanya Swamy, Chair, Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Three reasons to apply: Why Waterloo.

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:
email address
519-888-4567 x43482
Combinatorics & Optimization
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave W
Waterloo, Ontario
N2L 3G1