Monday, June 20, 2011

[DMANET] Post-doc at Ryerson University (Toronto)

Applications are invited for one postdoctoral fellow in Graph Theory in
the Department of Mathematics at Ryerson University
( to begin on September 1, 2011. The research
will be led jointly by Drs. Anthony Bonato and Pawel Pralat (Ryerson
University). This position provides an opportunity to engage in research
in Mathematics, with a limited amount of teaching, and is suited for
talented mathematicians who have recently completed their Ph.D. The
salary is competitive, with funding provided for a year and with
potential for renewal for a second year.

The applicant should have a PhD in Mathematics or Computer Science. The
ideal candidate would have expertise in one or more of the areas of
complex networks (such as the web graph or on-line social networks),
random graphs, graph searching games (such as Cops and Robbers),
infinite graphs, or graph homomorphisms. The position is open to
candidates of any nationality and selection will be based upon the
candidate's research record and potential. Experience with computer
programming (such as C/C++, or Java) is a plus. As the applicant will
normally teach, some teaching experience is preferred.

Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and at least
three letters of recommendation. At least one of these letters should
report on the candidate's teaching abilities.

Applicants should apply no later than July 4, 2011, and the position
will remain open until filled. Please note the position is advertised
pending budgetary approval.

Application material and reference letters will be submitted by e-mail

We appreciate all replies to this advertisement, but only applicants
under consideration will be contacted. Ryerson University is strongly
committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those
who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and
its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible
minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of
any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Best regards,
-- Pawel Pralat
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