Fields Institute

317 18189Position ID: FIELDS-SPDF [#18189]
Position Title: Simons Postdoctoral Fellows
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Toronto, Ontario M5T3J1, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical Sciences
Application Deadline: (offers accepted posted 2021/09/15, listed until 2022/03/15)
Position Description:    

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The Fields Institute is currently accepting applications for three Simons Postdoctoral Fellowships to start on September 1, 2022. These prestigious one-year appointments will provide exceptional researchers with a unique opportunity to work at the Fields Institute with many Canadian and international colleagues on research projects of their choosing, which may or may not be associated with the Thematic Program on Nonsmooth Riemannian and Lorentzian Geometry (July 1 - December 31, 2022) or the Thematic Program on Set Theoretic Methods in Algebra, Dynamics and Geometry (January 1 - June 30, 2023). In addition to a CAD$90,000 salary with benefits, a CAD$8,000 research fund will be provided for each fellowship. Candidates are encouraged to partner with a potential supervisor at an Ontario university in order to extend the position for up to two further years.

Simons Postdoctoral Fellows will be selected by a committee chaired by the Directors of the Fields Institute, in consultation with the Fields Institute Scientific Advisory Panel. 

To apply, please submit a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, three references, and a Research Statement on Review of applications will begin on  November 30, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled. 

There are no restrictions on the nationality of candidates for these positions. In accordance with our mandate, the Fields Institute encourages applications from women and under-represented groups in the mathematical sciences. These positions have been made possible with support of the Simons Foundation. 

The Fields Institute is a centre for mathematical research activity - a place where mathematicians from Canada and abroad, from academia, business, industry and financial institutions, can come together to carry out research and formulate problems of mutual interest. Our mission is to provide a supportive and stimulating environment for mathematics innovation and education. Learn more about us.

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:
222 College Street
2nd floor
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M5T 3J1