Post Doc Fellowship opportunity at University of Toronto Mississauga

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Earthquake Physics Research Group

The Earthquake Physics Research Group in the Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences at the University of Toronto Mississauga ( invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship. We specifically seek candidates with a background in observational seismology and/or numerical modeling of fault rupture dynamics.

Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in research (such as publications in leading discipline-specific academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, and awards and accolades for work in the field), and must hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field by the time of hire. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative research at the highest international level. They will also be expected to mentor graduate and undergraduate students. Excellence in student mentoring may be demonstrated by successfully supervised student theses, presentations, or publications, evidence of strong performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, and strong referee endorsements on the subject of student mentoring.

Applications should submit (1) a cover letter outlining their research and mentoring experience and areas of expertise, (2) a statement of research interests, (3) current curriculum vitae, and (4) names of two referees. All application materials must be submitted via email to with subject title “Postdoctoral Fellowship – [Last Name].” Applications must be received by August 15, 2021 in order to be considered. The position is expected to begin within the 2021-22 academic year, but the exact start date is flexible. Initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal. All inquiries should be sent to the email listed above.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Employment as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto is covered by the terms of the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of color, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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