McMaster University, Mathematics & Statistics

Fellowship ID: McMaster-PDFSTATS [#12918]
Fellowship Title: Post Doctoral Fellowship - Statistics 2019
Fellowship Location: Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: finished (2018/10/23, finished 2019/09/12, listed until 2019/04/22)
Fellowship Description:    

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

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at McMaster University. This fellowship provides an opportunity to engage in research in statistics, with a limited amount of teaching, and they are particularly suitable for talented statisticians who have recently completed their Ph.D. or will complete their Ph.D. before September 1, 2019.  Positions are tenable for two or three years, depending on the research project and the available funding. To learn more about the department, please visit our web page.

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.  The successful candidates will work under the supervision of Dr. Paul McNicholas, Canada Research Chair in Computational Statistics. Applicants with research interests covering any area of computational statistics will be considered. The fellowships normally start on September 1, 2019 and provide an annual stipend salary of $45,000. In order to receive full consideration, candidates are required to apply for these fellowships by using the MathJobs website by January 1, 2019. 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 sent directly to:

Dr. Matheus Grasselli, Chair 
c/o Postdoctoral Fellowship Applications
Mathematics & Statistics
Hamilton Hall 218
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1

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. 

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

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