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Postdoctoral Fellowships in Applied Mathematics, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Applied Mathematics

Department of Applied Mathematics

University of Waterloo

Applications are invited for up to 4 postdoctoral fellowships in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Waterloo, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2024 (or earlier). 

The department has 30 regular faculty members, and has leading research programs in Scientific Computing Methods, Mathematical & Quantum Physics, Environmental & Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Control & Dynamical Systems, and Mathematical Medicine & Biology. Candidates should indicate in their cover letter the names of faculty member(s) in the department they propose to work with.

Up to 2 positions will be Prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowships awarded by the Faculty of Mathematics: these are two-year fellowships with a salary of $75,000/year and an associated research grant of $15,000/year, without teaching obligation.

Two additional positions are Departmental Postdoctoral Fellowships, which are one-year fellowships with a salary range of $60,000-$65,000 and with the possibility of renewal for another year. Successful candidates will be responsible for teaching two one-term courses per year.

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The Department of Applied Mathematics is one of four departments that, together with the School of Computer Science, comprise the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo. With 300 faculty members, 8,000 undergraduate students and more than 1,000 graduate students in mathematics and computer science, Waterloo’s Faculty of Mathematics is a global powerhouse in research, education and innovation. Research in the department is enhanced by interdisciplinary and industrial collaborations and links to interdisciplinary institutes including the Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute, the Centre for Computational Mathematics, the Waterloo Climate Institute, the Water Institute, the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, and the Institute for Quantum Computing. The department has a substantial graduate program with over 100 graduate students and strong undergraduate programs in applied mathematics, scientific computing and mathematical physics. More information about the department can be found at https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/.

The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as Indigenous peoples (e.g., First Nations, Métis, Inuit/Inuk), Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Maureen Fraser (mcfraser@uwaterloo.ca).The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within our Indigenous Initiatives Office (https://uwaterloo.ca/human-rights-equity-inclusion/indigenousinitiatives).

About CAIMS

The Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society, which dates from 1979, has a growing presence in industrial, mathematical, scientific and technological circles within and outside of Canada.

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