We are seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow in Lie Theory (1 year term, beginning June 1, 2024).

Position Requirements

The ideal candidate will have (or are expected to complete by June 1, 2024) a Ph.D. in Mathematics and must be committed to excellence in research.  The successful candidate will be expected to do research in collaboration with a host faculty member (Professor Y. Billig) at Carleton.  One year salary of $37,393 CAD is available.  Teaching is not included in the salary, however additional total stipend of $16,770 CAD may be available to teach two (2) one-semester courses.

Academic Environment

Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research, and governance. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit www.carleton.ca/provost.

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Carleton understands that career paths vary. Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be taken into careful consideration.


Please submit (a) a cover letter; (b) curriculum vitae; (c) a research statement; (d) up to three sample publications; and (e) arrange for two letters of reference.

Applications, together with all required documents, should be submitted at MathJobs.org https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/24204  by February 15, 2024.

Accommodations and Accessibility
Should you require a copy of this posting in an alternate format, please contact us as soon as possible and we would be happy to get one to you in a timely manner. We believe in the importance of supporting on the-job success for the incumbent and are pleased to discuss and/or provide specific tools, resources or other requirements for day-to-day work requirements, as needed.

Selection process

Reviews of applications will commence on February 16, 2024.  Consideration of applications will begin following the deadline and continue until the position is filled.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should you require an accommodation, and arrangements will be made in a timely manner. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

If you require further information, please contact Dr. Yuly Billig (billig@math.carleton.ca).