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Prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowship. Combinatorics & Optimization

Job IDB2-5A-B3-B9-3D-96
CompanyUniversity Of Waterloo
LocationWaterloo, Ontario
Date Posted2022-11-15
Posted Until2023-01-14
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryEducation
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The Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo invites applications from outstanding qualified candidates for two, 2-year, prestigious postdoctoral fellowship positions. Applications are solicited from candidates in any of the research areas of the Department of Combinatorics & Optimization: Algebraic Combinatorics, Discrete Optimization, Continuous Optimization, Cryptography, Graph Theory, and Quantum Computing.

A Ph.D. degree and evidence of excellence in research are required. Successful applicants are expected to maintain an active program of research. The annual salary for the position is $75,000, and, in addition, a travel fund of $15,000 per year is provided.

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 (

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, Metis, Inuit/Inuk), Black, racialized, people with disabilities, 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, or have questions regarding the position, application process, assessment process, or eligibility, please contact, or Chaitanya Swamy, Chair, Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Three reasons to apply:
Start DateJuly 1, 2023
Work SettingsResearch, Academic
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Interested individuals should apply using the MathJobs site ( Applications should include a cover letter describing their interest in the position including names of faculty members the applicant would like to work with, a curriculum vitae, research statement, and at least three reference letters.

The deadline for applications is December 31, 2022.