Postdoctoral fellowship in graph theory
The Department of Combinatorics and Optimization at the University of Waterloo invites applications from qualified candidates for two 2-
year postdoctoral fellowship appointments in graph theory under the supervision of Luke Postle. Expertise in structural graph theory or extremal combinatorics is desired.
In particular familiarity with some or all of the following is preferred : coloring, graph decompositions, the probabilistic method, graph algorithms, discharging, regularity lemma, optimization, topological graph theory, local algorithms, and graph minors.
A Ph.D. degree and evidence of excellence in research and teaching are required. Successful applicants are expected to maintain an active program of research and to participate in teaching one course per year.
The annual salary for each position is $50,000. In addition, a travel fund of $3000 per year will be provided. The effective date of appointment is September 1, 2019 -
August 31, 2021. However, dates are negotiable.
Interested individuals should apply using the MathJobs site (https : / / www.mathjobs.org). Applications should include a cover letter describing their interest in the position, a curriculum vitae and research statement and at least three reference letters.
Inquiries may be addressed to Luke Postle, Assistant Professor, Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1.
The deadline for applications is December 15, 2018. Late applications will be considered until the positions have been filled.
The University of Waterloo regards diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to employment equity and accessibility for all employees.
As such, we encourage applications from women, Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) peoples, persons with disabilities, members of diverse gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a hub of innovation .
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.