University of Alberta, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Position ID: UofA-UOFAPDF [#15945]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Position in Mathematical Biology
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G1, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical Biology
Application Deadline: (posted 2020/05/12, listed until 2020/10/28)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Alberta invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral position in the area of mathematical biology. The position will involve modeling the physiological effects of COVID-19. Experience with modeling human physiology and specifically the human immune system is preferred.

Qualifications: Applicants should have (or expected to receive in the near future) a Ph.D. in applied mathematics or a related field, with a strong interest in life sciences applications. Experiences in computational methods are a plus.

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we can only accept applications from Canadian nationals and Canadian permanent residents at this time.

For additional information, please contact Thomas Hillen ( or Jay Newby (

Please apply via You will need to supply a CV, publication list, and research statement. Additionally, you must arrange for two-three recommendation letters to be submitted through Mathjobs. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

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:
Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
632 Central Academic Building
University of Alberta Campus
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
T6G 2G1

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