Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 31 Aug 2021

Postdoctoral positions are available in research areas related to the research interests of departmental faculty. These are described in links at:


Appointment as a Postdoctoral Fellow typically requires a PhD obtained in 2018 or later and must begin within five years of being awarded the PhD. Earlier PhDs will be considered where the research career has been interrupted by circumstances such as parental responsibilities or illness. Positions are open to individuals of any nationality.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply on-line; submissions can be made at https://www.mathjobs.org . Alternatively, paper applications can be mailed to:

Postdoctoral Applications: UBC
c/o The Executive Coordinator
Department of Mathematics
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada
V6T 1Z2

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a list of all publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and arrange for three or more letters of recommendation to be sent, one of which should address teaching ability. The cover letter should give the names of up to three UBC faculty members whose research interests are closest to the applicant's. Questions about the application procedure should be addressed to the Executive Coordinator at exec-coord@math.ubc.ca or to a faculty member in the applicant's research area.

Screening of applications for appointments beginning in the academic year 2021-2022 will commence on November 15, 2020. Applications received after this date will be considered as long as appropriate positions remain open.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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