Faculty Position in Fluid Dynamics, University of Waterloo, Canada

The Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Fluid Dynamics, to begin on or after July 1, 2008. Appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level is preferred, but extraordinarily strong candidates would be considered for a Full Professor position. Salary will be commensurate with experience and research record.

The department currently has three faculty members in Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics and faculty in Computational Mathematics with an interest in Computational Fluid Dynamics. We are seeking an individual who will complement current activity in the department. Candidates should exhibit potential for outstanding research, and should have a strong mathematical background. We are looking for applicants with enthusiasm for the supervision of graduate students and for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level.


Applicants should send a curriculum vitae (including a statement of research interests and teaching philosophy) and the names and addresses of at least three referees to:

K.G. Lamb, Chairman
Department of Applied Mathematics
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1

(reference letters should not be sent at this stage). The deadline for receiving applications is December 1, 2007. Applications received after this date will be considered until the position is filled.

The Department of Applied Mathematics is part of the Faculty of Mathematics, which is a major centre for research in the mathematical sciences. The Faculty also includes the Department of Pure Mathematics, the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, as well as the School of Computer Science. We maintain close ties with the Faculties of Science and Engineering regarding both research and teaching, and we offer a joint undergraduate program in Mathematical Physics with the Department of Physics. Further information about the Department may be obtained from our webpage at www.math.uwaterloo.ca/AM_Dept.

The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.