Saturday, March 23, 2013

[DMANET] Postdoctoral research position, Ryerson University

Applications are invited for one postdoctoral fellow in Graph Theory in
the Department of Mathematics at Ryerson University
(, beginning September 1, 2013. 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
successful applicant will become part of the Graphs at Ryerson (G@R)
group ( which hosts regular seminars on
graph theory and its applications. The salary for the position is
competitive, with funding provided for a year and with potential for
renewal for a second year.

The applicant should have a Ph.D. 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, vertex pursuit 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. Knowledge or experience with programming
is a plus. As the applicant will normally teach, some teaching
experience is preferred. Applicants should provide a cover letter,
updated curriculum vitae, and at least three letters of recommendation.
At least one of these letters should report on the candidate's teaching

Applicants should apply no later than April 19, 2013, 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.
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