Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Saskatchewan

Position ID: 1475-PDFSA [#8113, PDFSA]
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N5E6, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Stochastic Analysis (pure or applied)
Application Deadline: 2015/12/02** finished (posted 2015/11/04, listed until 2015/12/06)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Saskatchewan is seeking candidates for a two year postdoctoral position in the general area of Stochastic Analysis (pure or applied) (code: PDFSA) with priority being given to candidates whose documented research expertise aligns with the research interests and expertise of current faculty members. Potential faculty collaborators and research projects include: Dr. Jiun-Chau (JC) Wang - free probability or random matrix theory; Dr. Christine Soteros - random polymer modelling (theory and Monte Carlo simulation). For more information on the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and its research activities, see

This position is part of the PIMS (Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences) Postdoctoral Training Center in Stochastics (PTCS). This Center provides partial financial support for postdocs in Stochastics at PIMS universities in Canada and also provides networking support for these postdocs. The salary will be at least $42,000.00 (CDN) annually with some additional funding available for travel. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses per academic year. Selected candidates will be contacted after the closing date to arrange for a nomination to PIMS PTCS.

The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 23,000. The university is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities.

Information about the University and the city of Saskatoon can be found at, and

Application Procedure:

Application material for the position should be submitted online through MathJobs (
by December 2, 2015 and consist of the following:
1. A cover letter including the name of the proposed supervisor(s)
2. A Curriculum Vitae,
3. Research Statement
4. Teaching Statement
5. Three recommendation letters, with one addressing teaching.

For more information please contact:

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
(306) 966-6127
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Saskatchewan
142 McLean Hall, 106 Wiggins Road

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