mutually agreeable later date. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests in ecology, epidemiology and/or evolutionary game theory.
This fellowship provides an opportunity to spend two years engaged in research in Mathematical Biology, with a limited amount of teaching (one mathematics course per semester). Suitable candidates will normally have a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Computer Science or another scientific field.
The fellowship is open to candidates of any nationality and selection will be based upon the candidate's research potential. McMaster is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women.
The Fellow will receive a stipend of $40,000/year plus a grant of $2,000/year for research expenses.
Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to consult our Mathematical Biology Group web site at www.math.mcmaster.ca/mathbiol. More general information about applied mathematics at McMaster is available at the McMaster Applied Math web site at www.math.mcmaster.ca/appmath. McMaster is a member of the Fields Institute in Toronto, and post-doctoral fellows are encouraged to participate in Fields programmes and conferences (organized by members of the department or external groups). Informal enquiries concerning issues not addressed on our web sites should be directed by e-mail to:
Applications should be submitted as per the instructions on the Department of Mathematics and Statistics web site under Employment Opportunities. Please submit an application for the advertised regular Postdoctoral Fellowship and indicate that you are interested in Mathematical Biology.
Review of applications will begin in December 2006, after which the position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate has been identified.
We appreciate all replies to this advertisement, but only those applicants selected for our short list will be contacted.