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Applications are invited for one or more three-year postdoctoral positions beginning July 1, 2023. The successful candidates will be expected to contribute to both the research and teaching activities of the Department. Contributions to research include pursuing independent and/or collaborative projects and participating in seminars and other research activities of the Department. Teaching duties typically consist of teaching two one-semester courses per year. The combined annual salary for research and teaching is at least $55,000 CAN. Postdoctoral fellows will also receive $2,000 per year for research-related travel as well as employee benefits including dental, supplementary medical, and childcare benefits. Postdoctoral fellows may choose to participate in the Queen’s Pension Plan in their third year of employment.

The candidate’s research should be in one of the existing areas of strength of the Department. In pure math and statistics, these include algebraic geometry, number theory, representation theory, invariant theory, dynamical systems, free probability, theoretical and applied statistics, partial differential equations, and mathematical physics. In applied mathematics, these include information theory, coding theory, control theory, fluid mechanics, and mathematical biology.

Further details on the departmental research profile can be found at the department’s web page listing research areas.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a teaching statement, and have at least four letters of recommendation (one of which addresses teaching). In the cover letter, indicate whether or not you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. All applications should be submitted through Applications received by January 20, 2023 will receive full consideration. Candidates are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty member whose research area matches theirs.

Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.

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