Postdoctoral Fellowships, Fields Institute

317 5748Fellowship ID: FIELDS-BIGDATA [#5748]
Fellowship Title: Postdoctoral Fellowship
Fellowship Type: Postdoctoral
Fellowship Location: Toronto, Ontario M5T3J1, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Statistical Inference in Big Data
Application Deadline: 2014/06/01 finished (posted 2014/02/20, finished 2014/12/04, listed until 2014/06/30)
Fellowship Description:    

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

Applications are invited for postdoctoral fellowship positions with the planned Program on Statistical Inference in Big Data, January to June 2015, at the Fields Institute, Toronto. The fellowships provide for a period of engagement in research and participation in the activities of the Institute. They may be offered in conjunction with partner universities, through which a further period of support may be possible. List on the cover sheet of the application any faculty members, at universities affiliated with the Fields Institute, who you believe are appropriate. You are encouraged to apply directly to these other institutions as well.

One of the postdoctoral fellows for the six-month program will be awarded the Institute's prestigious Jerrold E. Marsden Postdoctoral Fellowship. This pays a full stipend and provides for a six-month period at the Institute for research and participation in the activities of the thematic program with no teaching required. In addition to the stipend, a $1,000 (Cdn) research grant will be available during the tenure of the award.
There may also be a number of two year positions available connected to the Fields-Ontario fellowship. These fellowships involve a semester at Fields and 3 semesters at one of Fields' Principal Sponsoring Universities (PSU). To apply for the two year fellowship please indicate your interest on the cover sheet and include the names of faculty members at Fields Principal Sponsoring Universities who may be appropriate as supervisors. The Fields PSU's are: Carleton University, McMaster University, the University of Ottawa, the University of Toronto, the University of Waterloo, the University of Western Ontario, and York University.

Eligibility: Qualified candidates who will have a recent PhD in the area of the Program or a related area of the statistical, computational or mathematical sciences are encouraged to apply. Deadline to apply is June 1, 2014. Fellowship positions are conditional on funding for the Program. Late applications will also be accepted until the positions are filled.

For more information about the planned periods of emphasis of the thematic program, please contact Nancy Reid (

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the fellowship description.

Further Info:
416 3489710 ext. 3026
Fields Institute
222 College Street.
Toronto, Ontario
M5T3J1 Canada

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