Fields Institute Postdoctoral Fellowships, Canada

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Fields Institute Postdoctoral Fellowships

Study Subject : mathematical sciences

Employer :  Field Institute

Level : Postdoctoral

Applications are invited for postdoctoral fellowship positions for the 2011-2012 academic year. The (Fall) Thematic Program on Discrete Geometry and Applications will take place at the Institute July to December 2011 and the(Winter/Spring ) Thematic Program on Galois Representations will take place at the Institute from January to June 2012.

The fellowships provide for a period of engagement in research and participation in the activities of the Institute. They may be offered in conjunction with partner universities, through which a further period of support may be possible.

List on the cover sheet of the application any faculty members, at universities affiliated with the Fields Institute, who you believe are appropriate.

You are encouraged to apply directly to these other institutions as well. If applicants do not wish their application to be shared with affiliated universities, for this purpose, they should note this information in their letter of application.

One of the postdoctoral fellows for each six-month program will be awarded the Institute’s prestigious Jerrold E. Marsden Postdoctoral Fellowship.

This pays a full stipend and provides for a six-month period at the Institute for research and participation in the activities of the thematic program with no teaching required.

In addition to the stipend, a $1,000 (Cdn) research grant will be available during the tenure of the award. There will also be a number of two year positions available connected to the Fields-Ontario fellowship.

These fellowships involve a semester at Fields and 3 semesters at one of Fields’ Principal Sponsoring Universities (PSU).

To apply for the two year fellowship please indicate your interest on the cover sheet and include the names of faculty members at Fields Principal Sponsoring Universities who may be appropriate as supervisors.

The Fields PSU’s are : Carleton University, McMaster University, the University of Ottawa, the University of Toronto, the University of Waterloo, the University of Western Ontario, and York University.

Applicants seeking postdoctoral fellowships funded by other agencies (such as NSERC or international fellowships) are encouraged to request the Fields Institute as their proposed location of tenure, and should apply to the Institute for a letter of invitation.

Eligibility for Fields Institute Postdoctoral Fellowships :

Qualified candidates who will have a recent PhD in either of these areas, or a related area of the mathematical sciences are encouraged to apply.

The Fields Institute is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Scholarship Application Deadline for Fields Institute Postdoctoral Fellowships : December 15, 2010