University of Waterloo, Statistics and Actuarial Science

Position ID: UWSAS-PDF_AJ_24 [#23370, PDF_AJ_24]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Positions in Probability or the Mathematics of Data Science
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Probability or the Mathematics of Data Science
Application Deadline: 2023/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/10/05, listed until 2024/04/05)
Position Description:    

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One or more postdoctoral fellow positions in Probability or the Mathematics of Data Science are currently available in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to work with Professor Aukosh Jagannath. Potential topics include: statistical-computational trade-offs and the mathematics of deep learning.

Appointments are typically one or two years. Teaching is not mandatory for this position, but the postdoctoral fellow may have the opportunity to teach (with compensation) no more than one course in Statistics or Actuarial Science per academic year based on teaching qualifications.

The starting date of the positions is flexible, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The University of Waterloo has a large group of active researchers in Computer Science, Data Science and Statistics, Optimization, Mathematical Physics, and Free Probability who may offer postdocs opportunities. Interested applicants should submit the required documentation on by December 1, 2023.

Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related area. Applicants are asked to submit: a cover letter, a CV, a research statement describing current and past research, and a teaching statement. The applicant should request at least three letters of recommendation and one letter addressing teaching, uploaded by their authors at The University of Waterloo regards diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to employment equity and accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage applications from women, Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) peoples, persons with disabilities, members of diverse gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation.” All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will receive priority in the recruitment process.

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