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Postdoctoral fellow in probabilistic methods (deadline: 13 January, 2019)

The Department of Mathematics at Simon Fraser University is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to work in probabilistic methods applied to one or more of the following areas: partial differential equations, biomathematics, or graph theory. The fellowship is being supported by the PIMS Probability Training Centre in Stochastics (PTCS) and is offered jointly by CANSSI and PIMS.

Positions are for two years (subject to review each year), normally starting no later than September 1, 2019. Applicants should have recently obtained (2016 or later), or expect to receive prior to the start of the position, a PhD in mathematics, statistics, or a closely related discipline. Applicants should demonstrate excellent potential in research and teaching in probability or statistics. Salary and specific working conditions such as teaching load will depend on the specific group within the department the candidate works with. Positions are open to individuals of any nationality.

Applicants are to be submitted through mathjobs.org. The application should include a CV, statements of research and teaching interests, and applicants should arrange for three or more letters of recommendation to be sent, one of which should address teaching ability. The cover letter should explicitly mention the PTCS postdoctoral position. To receive full consideration applicants should apply by January 13, 2019. Applications received after this date may also be considered.

Please contact Paul Tupper pft3@sfu.ca for more information.

APPLICATIONS TO BE SUBMITTED VIA Mathjobs: https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/13183

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds, 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.


Teaching Assistants, Tutor Markers & Sessional Instructors

Key Dates  

  • TA/TM Online Application Period:  ***NOW CLOSED***
  • SI Online Application Period:  Monday, October 22nd - Monday, November 5th, 2018
  • Term Appointment Dates:  Jan 2 - April 30, 2019
  • Payroll Dates:  Dec 24, 2018 - April 19, 2019 

Department TA/TM Contact: Dale Yamaura, Department Manager
Department SI Contact: JoAnne Hennessey, Chair's Secretary

You will be notified ONLY if you are offered a position


Available Positions & How To Apply

A current list of available positions for TAs, TMs and Sessional Instructors can be found on the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Webpage, using the link below.  Hiring Priorities & Qualifications can also be found on their site.

Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to those who are eligible at the time of the application for employment in Canada.