University of Waterloo, Applied Mathematics

Fellowship ID: AM-PPDFAM [#23318]
Fellowship Title: Prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowship/Applied Mathematics
Fellowship Type: Postdoctoral
Fellowship Location: Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/10/03, listed until 2024/01/15)
Fellowship Description:    

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Department of Applied Mathematics
Mathematics Prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowships

Applications are invited for a limited number of distinguished postdoctoral fellowships to be held in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Waterloo, awarded by the Faculty of Mathematics. The fellowships have an anticipated start date of September 1, 2024 (or earlier).  These positions are prestigious, two-year, research-focused fellowships with a salary of $75,000/annum and an associated research grant of $15,000/annum. The department has 30 regular faculty members, and has leading research programs in Scientific Computing Methods, Mathematical & Quantum Physics, Environmental & Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Control & Dynamical Systems, and Mathematical Medicine & Biology. Candidates should indicate in their cover letter the names of faculty member(s) in the Department of Applied Mathematics they propose to work with.

In addition to engaging in research collaboration with a faculty member or members in the department, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain teaching experience (if desired). These are highly selective fellowships (adjudicated by a Faculty-wide selection committee for tenure in any of the five academic units of the Mathematics Faculty) and will be based on the candidate's outstanding research potential and fit with a supervisor in the department. All interested recent, outstanding PhDs are encouraged to apply. 

The Department of Applied Mathematics is one of four departments that, together with the School of Computer Science, comprise the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo. With 300 faculty members, 8,000 undergraduate students and more than 1,000 graduate students in mathematics and computer science, Waterloo’s Faculty of Mathematics is a global powerhouse in research, education and innovation. Research in the department is enhanced by interdisciplinary and industrial collaborations and links to interdisciplinary institutes including the Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute, the Centre for Computational Mathematics, the Waterloo Climate Institute, the Water Institute, the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, and the Institute for Quantum Computing. The department has a substantial graduate program with over 100 graduate students and strong undergraduate programs in applied mathematics, scientific computing and mathematical physics. More information about the department can be found at

Applications for these fellowships are through the website  Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a one-page research statement to Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation, to be submitted through the website.

The application deadline is December 15, 2023.

We appreciate all replies to this advertisement, but only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

The University of Waterloo understands the impact that career interruptions (e.g. parental leave, leave due to illness) can have on a candidate’s achievement and encourages potential candidates to explain in their application the impact this may have on their record; this information will be taken into careful consideration during the assessment process.

The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as Indigenous peoples (e.g., First Nations, Métis, Inuit/Inuk), Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Alicia Hanbidge (

The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within our Indigenous Initiatives Office (

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
email address
(519) 888-4567 ext. 46170
University of Waterloo, Department of Applied Mathematics
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario
N2L 3G1