PIMS Postdoctoral fellowships

PIMS Postdoctoral Fellowships
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Victoria

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Victoria is seeking candidates for nomination for a Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) Postdoctoral Fellowship, starting July 1, 2018. The field of research is open, but priority will be given to candidates whose research area aligns with current faculty expertise.  The fellowship may be taken up at any time between September 1, 2018 and January 1, 2019. The Fellowship is for one year and is renewable, contingent on satisfactory progress, for an additional year. The position is open to recent PhDs and to graduate students who expect to receive a PhD by December 31, 2018.

The Department has nearly 25 research faculty members covering many areas of mathematics and statistics. There are also over 50 graduate students split between PhD and Masters programs. Further information about the Department may be found at: https://www.uvic.ca/science/math-statistics/.

Applications submitted through MathJobs (https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs)  by November 20th will receive full consideration. Please include: (i) a CV; (ii) a research proposal; (iii) a cover letter naming a proposed sponsor in the Department; (iv) three letters of reference, addressing the research potential of the applicant. This is a two-step process: the selected candidate(s) will be contacted by the potential sponsor and will be invited to make an application to PIMS. Such an application must be sponsored by a UVic Faculty member. The salary will be at least 50,000 CAD annually depending on experience. Details of the PIMS post-doctoral program can be found at http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific/postdoctoral