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Assistant Professor
University of Waterloo, Department of Combinatorics & Optimization

The Department of Combinatorics and Optimization ( in the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. Associate or Full Professors with tenure will be considered in special cases that enhance the research and teaching needs of the Department. We welcome candidates in the research areas of algebraic combinatorics, continuous optimization, cryptography, discrete optimization, and graph theory, with algebraic combinatorics and algebraic graph theory being focus areas for at least one of the positions.

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. Closing date for receipt of applications is December 1, 2019.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will receive priority in the recruitment process.


Questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, eligibility, or a request for accommodation during the hiring process, please contact or Chaitanya Swamy, Chair, Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo.
Last updated: 2019-09-27 posted on 2019-09-26