Posd-docs at Simon Fraser & PIMS

David G Mitchell mitchell at cs.sfu.ca
Mon Jan 8 16:27:38 PST 2001

Post-Doctoral Fellowships, Simon Fraser University

Applications are solicited for several postdoctoral positions in the 
School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University. These positions are 
being offered in conjunction with the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical 
Sciences (PIMS) and the MITACS Networks of Centres of Excellence.

PIMS postdoc applicants are solicited in the areas of computational logic,
graph theory, combinatorics and computational geometry. Successful candidates 
will be expected to participate in appropriate research activities of both 
the School and PIMS. The annual stipend is $50,000 (inclusive of benefits).

MITACS postdocs/research associates are solicited in the areas of discrete
optimization, computational geometry, graph theory, operations research, 
algorithms, and industrial mathematics. Successful candidates will be expected 
to work on a combination of theoretical and industrial research relevant to 
ongoing MITACS projects within the school. The school currently boasts two 
such projects in the areas of scheduling (Project Leaders: Pavol Hell and 
Lou Hafer) and facility location problems (Project Leader: Binay Bhattacharya). 
The annual stipend for MITACS postdocs is $50,000 (inclusive of benefits).

Successful candidates for all postdoc positions must hold a PhD in the
relevant area at the time they take up the position and have a strong 
research record. Positions are for one year with a strong possibility for 
renewal for a second year subject to funding.

The School of Computing Science has 33 faculty members, and offers an expanding 
graduate program with over 130 M.Sc. and Ph.D. students. The School has 
state-of-the art computer equipment with excellent network support. There are 
well-equipped research laboratories in areas including algorithms, artificial 
intelligence, graphics and multimedia, and database systems. As well the School 
has strong links with the university's Centre for Systems Science, the B.C. 
Advanced Systems Institute, the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences 
and is the head office for MITACS.  Further information can be obtained 
at the department web page: www.cs.sfu.ca.

Simon Fraser University is situated on top of Burnaby Mountain just east 
of Vancouver and commands magnificent views of Burrard Inlet, the North Shore 
Mountains, the Fraser River, and Vancouver Harbour. The Lower Mainland area 
of British Columbia is unique in Canada for its mild climate and varied 
recreational opportunities.

Please forward an application package consisting of a resume and 2 letters 
of reference to:

Arvind Gupta
MITACS Program Leader
East Academic Annex, Room 120
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Avenue
Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6

Applicants can also send this information electronically via text or unix 
readable postscript files to: postdoc-applications at pims.math.ca

Note: Application packages must be received by January 29, 2001 to be 

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