McMaster University, Mathematics & Statistics

Fellowship ID: McMaster-BPDF [#23758]
Fellowship Title: Britton Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2024
Fellowship Type: Postdoctoral
Fellowship Location: Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/11/06, finished 2024/05/07)
Fellowship Description:    

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

Applications are invited for Britton Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at McMaster University. These fellowships, which are named after our former colleague Dr. F. Ronald Britton, provide opportunities to engage in research in mathematics, with a limited amount of teaching, and are particularly suitable for talented mathematicians who have recently completed their PhD. Positions are tenable for two years, depending on the research project and the available funding. To learn more about the department, please visit

The fellowships are open to candidates of any nationality and selection will be based upon the candidate's research potential and fit with one of the active research groups in the department.  Research areas with particular interest in hiring new postdoctoral fellows this year include Algebraic Geometry, Analysis, Applied and Computational Mathematics, Commutative Algebra, Geometric Analysis, Low-dimensional Topology, Mathematical Biology and Theoretical Fluid Mechanics.

The fellowships normally start on August 1, 2024 and provide an annual stipend salary of at least $63,000, plus a $4,000 grant for research expenses. In order to receive full consideration, candidates are required to apply for these fellowships by using the MathJobs website by December 15, 2023 or until the positions are filled.  See our advertisement at

Applicants should provide at least three letters of recommendation. At least one of these letters should report on the candidate's teaching abilities. Preferably these letters will be submitted through the MathJobs website (see above); they may also be emailed directly to, Dr. Bartosz Protas, Chair,    

We appreciate all replies to this advertisement, but only applicants under consideration will be contacted. We appreciate all replies to this advertisement, but only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement. 
In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons.

Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) to communicate accommodation needs.

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
McMaster University
Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics
1280 Main Street West, HH 218
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1