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Postdoctoral Fellowship
University of Alberta

Company Information: The University of Alberta has one of the leading joint Mathematics/Statistics departments in Canada and has strong connections with other scientific institutes, such as the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI), and the Banff International Research Station (BIRS). For more information about the Department, see and

Position Title: postdoctoral fellowship

Duties and Responsibilities: A postdoctoral fellowship in Mathematical Statistics is available at the University of Alberta, Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences. Faculty mentors will be Professors Douglas Wiens ( and Linglong Kong (

Position Qualifications: The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field, and have research interests — or be able and willing to cultivate these — in robustness, both theoretical and as applied to design of experiments, to online sampling schemes, to neuroimaging, to high-dimensional and functional data, etc. He/she will have strong skills in mathematics, computing and statistics and a demonstrated record of research.

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Benefits: The salary is $37056 per year and subject also to annual increases. The successful candidate will also, if eligible, be nominated for a PIMS postdoc (see, which can be held concurrently. As well, postdoctoral fellows in this department are normally given the opportunity to teach up to one course per term; the current rate is $7935 per course. See for general information regarding postdoctoral fellowships at this university.


Application Information: The term of the fellowship is up to three years, subject to the continuing availability of funds. It can start as soon as a suitable candidate has been found, and the opportunity will remain open until then. To apply, forward your CV, links to up to three samples of your research, and contact information for three referees, to

Dr. Douglas P. Wiens ( and/or Dr. Linglong Kong (

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