Research Associate, Mathematics

University of Manitoba

Research Associate
Department of Mathematics
Faculty of Science

Expected Start Date: May 1, 2024
Expected End Date: March 1, 2025
Annual Salary: $50,000

For More information, please contact:
Brittany Bowman, Administrative Assistant
[email protected]
204.474.9705

Responsibilities:

To do research in Banach algebras and abstract harmonic analysis, in collaborations with a team comprised of researchers at University of Manitoba (Dr. F. Ghahramani, and Dr. Y. Zhang) and University of Winnipeg (Dr. R. Stokke and Dr. M. Wiersma) who work in these areas. The successful candidate will conduct research on generalized notions of amenability in Banach and Segal algebras, and will contribute to manuscript writing.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM FORMAL EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIRED:
Ph.D. in Mathematics (specifically in Banach algebras and abstract harmonic analysis), and postdoctoral fellow training.

EXPERIENCE:
A successful candidate will have done research in generalized notions of amenability, in their Ph.D. thesis and also have done postdoctoral fellowship work in these areas. A strong record of publication is required.

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

A successful candidate will have contributed new results in the topics of pointwise-amenability, ultra-amenability and pseudo-amenability, through published work in these areas, in reputable mathematical journals. They must have strong communication skills, and able to work effectively independently as well as collaboratively.

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply send a curriculum vitae, and have two people send reference letters on your behalf. All the material should go to Professor Shaun Lui, head of Department of Mathematics at University of Manitoba (email address : [email protected]). Closing date for the material to be received is January 15, 2024.

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