University of Saskatchewan, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Fellowship ID: 1475-USASKPIMSPDF [#16588, USASKPIMSPDF]
Fellowship Title: PIMS Postdoctoral Fellowship
Fellowship Type: Postdoctoral
Fellowship Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N5E6, Canada [map]
Application Deadline: 2020/11/22 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/10/22, finished 2021/05/29)
Fellowship Description:    

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Faculty members in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Saskatchewan are seeking candidates for nomination for a PIMS Postdoctoral Fellowship with normal starting date September 1, 2021.

Successful candidates will have research interests in one of the following areas, with corresponding nominating faculty member in parentheses.

  • Algebraic geometry, mirror symmetry, integrable systems, or quantum theory (Rayan);
  • Symmetry methods for differential equations, with applications to the mathematical modeling in nonlinear mechanics (Shevyakov);
  • Combinatorial and stochastic modelling with statistical physics and DNA topology applications (Soteros);
  • Applications of harmonic analysis in the theory and modelling of quantum systems (Sowa);
  • Numerical analysis, scientific computing, high-performance computing, and software with application to large-scale hydrological flows (Spiteri);
  • Developing novel machine learning algorithms for large scale genomic data (Xing). 

The position is for one year, and is renewable for a second year, contingent on satisfactory performance. The position is open to recent PhD graduates, or to current PhD students who expect to receive their degree prior to September 1, 2021. Successful candidates will be expected to teach two courses per year and to collaborate with their nominator and possibly other members of the Department. The salary for this position is $50000 CAD per year.

The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a wide selection of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 23,000. The University is one of Canada’s leading research intensive universities. 

Information about the University of Saskatchewan and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics can be found at: 

Applications should be submitted through and include:


(i) a CV;

(ii) a publication list,

(iii) a research statement;

(iv) a cover letter which clearly indicates the name of the proposed supervisor in the Department;

(v) at least three letters of recommendation, one of which should address the applicant’s teaching abilities.

Selected candidates will be contacted shortly after the closing date to arrange for a nomination to PIMS. For full consideration, the application deadline is Friday November 22, 2020.

For inquiries, please email

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:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Saskatchewan
142 McLean Hall, 106 Wiggins Road,
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7N 5E6, Canada

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