McGill University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Fellowship ID: McGill-POSTDOC [#21313]
Fellowship Title: Two-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Probability Theory and Related Fields
Fellowship Type: Postdoctoral
Fellowship Location: Montreal, Quebec H3A 0B9, Canada [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Probability Theory and Related Fields
Application Deadline: 2022/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/10/27)
Fellowship Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at McGill University is advertising a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in probability theory and related fields. The Montreal probability group includes faculty members from the McGill Department of Mathematics and Statistics (Louigi Addario-Berry, Linan Chen, Jessica Lin and Elliot Paquette), as well as several faculty members from other McGill departments and other Montreal universities. The immediate supervisor will depend on who the chosen candidate's research interests align with best. 

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in mathematics or a related discipline by the date of appointment and no more than 3 years before the date of appointment, and must have demonstrated the capacity for independent research of excellent quality.

The fellowship will include a flexible work schedule and a salary of at least 40K/year, with the possibility of supplementing the salary by teaching 1-2 courses a year (subject to departmental need). Additional funding will be available to the postdoc for research-related travel. Moreover, Individuals who did not reside in Canada immediately prior to starting their work as a postdoc at McGill University may qualify for a Québec Tax Exemption

Applications should be submitted via and should include a CV, a research statement, and 3 references. Teaching and diversity statements are welcome but are not required. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December 15, 2022. We encourage applicants to additionally apply to the Centre de Recherches Mathématiques' postdoctoral fellowships program (deadline November 11):

McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from groups which are currently underrepresented within the mathematical community, including racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence,

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the fellowship description.

Further Info:
email address
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
805 Sherbrooke Street West
McGill University
Montreal QC H3A 0B9 CANADA