University of British Columbia, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UBC-TPDF24_1 [#24229]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellows (research projects in undergraduate mathematics education)
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z2, Canada [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Postdoctoral Fellowships for Teaching Project
Salary Range: $CAD 55,000-60,000
Application Deadline: 2024/03/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/01/23)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a Teaching Project Postdoctoral Fellowship. Appointment is expected to be for two years, with review after one year. Teaching Project Postdoctoral Fellows will complete innovative, substantial, and sustainable research projects in undergraduate mathematics education, with broad impact on our undergraduate teaching, as well as teaching four undergraduate courses per year. Some potential projects are described briefly at

Applicants are also invited to propose new projects, or to describe ongoing projects that would support the teaching mission of the Department of Mathematics.

Candidates must hold a PhD or equivalent in Mathematics or a closely related field, and must provide evidence of effective mathematics teaching at the university level; experience with teaching innovation and the study of teaching and learning is desirable.

Applicants must apply on-line at
Positions are open to individuals of any nationality.

Applicants should submit a cover letter; a CV; and a teaching portfolio, including a statement of teaching philosophy. Applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent. All letters should address classroom teaching ability, and at least two letters should address the candidate's ability to carry out teaching projects. Questions about the application procedure should be addressed to the Executive Coordinator at exec-coord(at)

Salary will be in the range $CA55,000-$CA60,000.

Screening of applications for appointments will begin on March 1, 2024. Applications received after this date will be considered as long as appropriate positions remain open.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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:
email address
Postdoctoral Applications
c/o The Executive Coordinator
Department of Mathematics
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada
V6T 1Z2