Simon Fraser University, Mathematics

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Position Title: Postdoctoral Position in Applied and Computational Mathematics
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Applied and Computational Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/06/15 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2021/05/20, finished 2021/12/18, listed until 2021/08/05)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Postdoctoral Position in Applied and Computational Mathematics
Department of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in Applied and Computational Mathematics, with an aim to develop accurate and efficient numerical algorithms for solving nonlinear PDEs arising from fluid mechanics and other continuum models in physics and biology. This position will be under the supervision of John Stockie and Nilima Nigam, and more information about current research projects can be found on their web pages:


The ideal candidate will have a PhD in applied mathematics or a closely related discipline, a solid background in PDEs and scientific computing, and demonstrated potential for outstanding research. Some prior experience with high-performance computing and/or mathematical modeling is also required. 


The base salary is $55,000 Canadian plus benefits, which includes a commitment to teach a one-semester undergraduate mathematics course. This position is for one year, renewable for an additional year subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds. The successful candidate is expected to begin on September 1, 2021 although the start date is negotiable. 


Applications should be submitted online through MathJobs and must include: 
  • curriculum vitae with a complete list of publications
  • description of current/future research interests
  • teaching statement
  • 3 letters of recommendation addressing research capabilities, at least one of which must also provide details on the applicant's teaching abilities. 
Review of completed applications will begin on June 15, 2021. Applications and materials arriving after that date may be considered until the position is filled. Hiring decisions are made on the basis of merit, and all qualified persons are encouraged to apply.

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:
Simon Fraser University
Department of Mathematics
SCK 10512
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6