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Fields Institute Postdoctoral Fellow Position(s)

The Faculty of Science at Carleton University invites applications for one or two one-year Fields Institute Postdoctoral Fellow position or positions in mathematics/statistics or related areas beginning on September 1, 2021 (or a mutually agreed date). Minimum salary per year is $36,293.

Applicants should have (or are expected to complete by September 1, 2021) a Ph.D. in Mathematics/Statistics or related areas and must be committed to excellence in research. The successful candidate(s) will be expected to do research in collaboration with the host faculty member(s) at Carleton. A complete list of research areas and supervisors can be found within the application link shown below. All applicants are very strongly recommended to directly contact potential host faculty member(s), since the position(s) will be jointly supported by the host supervisor(s).

Applications will include:

Applications, together with all required documents, should be submitted through the online system from here by May 15, 2021. Consideration of applications will begin following the deadline and continue until the position(s) is(are) filled.

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About Carleton University

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Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit, and M├ętis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Carleton understands that career paths vary. Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be taken into careful consideration.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required, and arrangements will be made in a timely manner. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.