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    CRM-ISM Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020-2021


The Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM) and the Institut des sciences mathématiques (ISM) invite applications for their joint postdoctoral fellowship program starting in September 2020.

CRM-ISM postdoctoral fellowships are awarded to promising researchers who have recently obtained or expect to obtain a Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences. The fellowship offers an annual stipend of at least $40,000 CAD for one year, with possibility of renewal for a second year. Furthermore, an annual amount of $1,000 CAD in research funds will be made available to cover participation costs in conferences. This is a research fellowship allowing the recipient to devote most of his or her time to research under the supervision of a professor from one of the ISM member universities. If fellows wish to teach, they may request to be offered teaching assignments for which they will receive an additional salary.

Applications are welcome in all fields of research in which the CRM and the ISM are actively involved, namely: actuarial and financial mathematics, algebra and number theory, analysis, applied mathematics, category theory, combinatorics, geometry and topology, mathematical methods in medical imaging, mathematical physics, nonlinear dynamics, probability, quantum computing and statistics.

The CRM is a national research center in the mathematical sciences. It includes thirteen research laboratories, and every year it organizes a wide range of events attracting participants from around the world.

The ISM is a consortium composed of nine Québec universities (Concordia University, HEC Montréal, Université Laval, McGill University, Université de Montréal, UQAM, UQTR, Université de Sherbrooke and Bishop's University) for training and collaboration in the mathematical sciences.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for a CRM-ISM postdoctoral fellowship, researchers must have obtained a Ph.D. after May 1st, 2016.

Please note that while it is not an eligibility requirement, preference will be given to candidates who are not currently registered at one of the ISM member universities.

Application Process

To apply, submit your application to Mathjobs at the following address:

The following documents are required:

  • curriculum vitae (PDF format)
  • research statement (PDF format)
  • the names of at least two (2) and at most five (5) people who know your work well and could write letters of recommendation in support of your application.

Deadline: Friday, November 29, 2019

Submitted on Thu, 5 Sep 2019 11:49:01 -0400

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