Dalhousie University, Mathematics & Statistics

Position ID: 1453-PDF [#16308, PTAP433P]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2, Canada [map]
Subject Area: mathematical analysis and partial differential equations
Application Deadline: 2020/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/09/21, listed until 2020/11/02)
Position Description:    

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow within the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Dalhousie University in the broad research areas of mathematical analysis and partial differential equations, under the appointment of Professors Suresh Eswarathasan, David Iron, and Theodore Kolokolnikov. While all applicants with a background in analysis and PDEs will be considered, candidates with prior experience in microlocal analysis, asymptotic analysis, dynamical systems, and/or numerical methods will be given special attention. Applicants must hold a PhD degree in mathematics or a related field and have an outstanding academic record.

The anticipated starting date is September 1, 2021. The initial appointment will be for one year, with potential renewal for a second year. There is also a possibility for teaching 1-2 undergraduate courses in the potential two-year span, based on the needs of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The successful candidate will thus be expected to engage with the faculty in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The base level salary (without any teaching) is $38,500 CAD per year.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit the following material via MathJobs: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a short research statement detailing the applicant’s scientific interests, accomplishments and future research strategies, and 4) three confidential letters of recommendation. Furthermore, in order for an application to be completely processed, candidates are required submit their CV and cover letter to Dalhousie University’s PeopleAdmin system at the following link:  http://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/4425

It is strongly suggested (but not required) that applicants also submit additional materials to the Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS) for the AARMS Postdoctoral Fellowship Award via its corresponding MathJobs page. Note that the AARMS Postdoctoral Fellowship Award application deadline is November 15, 2020. Further information can be found here: https://aarms.math.ca/pdfrules/

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit http://www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity

Dalhousie University is a member of the U15 group, Canada’s leading research-oriented universities. Dalhousie is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, a city known for its excellent quality of life, being the most vibrant and populated in the Canadian Maritimes, as well as a major economic center in the Atlantic Canada.

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Dr. Suresh Eswarathasan is the Chair of Search Committee.

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