University of Alberta, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

268 19038Position ID: UAlberta-POSTDOCTORAL [#19038]
Position Title: Postdoctoral positions in mathematical biology
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G1, Canada [map]
Subject Area: mathematical biology
Application Deadline: 2022/03/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/11/17, finished 2022/04/04, listed until 2022/03/31)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Alberta invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the area of mathematical biology. The position is supported by a NSERC-Discovery grant and a grant from the New Frontiers in Research Fund. The successful candidate will work on research at the interface of biology and applied math, including liquid crystals, liquid-liquid phase separation, Bayesian object tracking of micron-scale objects, and microscopy image and video analysis using neural networks. The position offers excellent interdisciplinary training possibilities in stochastic modeling, statistics, and machine learning, including active collaborations with researchers at UBC and UNC Chapel Hill.

Qualifications: Applicants should have (or expected to get in the near future) Ph.D. in mathematics, physics, statistics, biomedical engineering, computer science, or another related field. Applicants should have strong quantitative skills in applied mathematics and a strong interest in life sciences applications. Experience in applied stochastics, scientific computing, and computational statistics are a plus.

For additional information, please contact Jay Newby via e-mail:

How to apply: 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.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, M├ętis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University 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:
Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
632 Central Academic Building
University of Alberta Campus
Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2G1