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Faculty position in Combinatorics and Optimization at University of Waterloo

  • 1.  Faculty position in Combinatorics and Optimization at University of Waterloo

    Posted 11-01-2019 11:31
    Apologies for cross posting



    The Department of Combinatorics and Optimization (, in the Faculty of Mathematics, at the University of Waterloo invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The focus of this position is an area of research applied to mathematics for business and financial technology, such as, for example, operations research and optimization, but exceptional candidates who enhance the research profile and teaching needs of the department in combinatorics, may also be considered. Associate or Full Professors with tenure will be considered in special cases.

    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, to attract and supervise graduate students, and to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching.
    The salary range for the position is $105,000 to $155,000. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. The effective date of appointment is July 1 2020.

    Interested individuals should apply using the MathJobs site ( Applications should include a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and up to three reprints/preprints. In addition, at least three reference letters should be submitted.

    If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, eligibility, or a request for accommodation during the hiring process, please contact or to Chaitanya Swamy, Chair, Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1. Closing date for receipt of applications is December 1, 2019.

    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 persons (First Nations, Métis and Inuit), 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; however, Canadians and permanent residents will receive priority in the recruitment process.

    Three reasons to apply:

    Ricardo Fukasawa
    Associate Professor
    University of Waterloo
    Waterloo ON