PSI Fellow position: 15 month position

PSI fellows provide outstanding support for all aspects of the programs offered by the Academic Programs departments.

Perimeter Institute is please to seek a contract PSI Fellow position.  Most notably, the fellows provide support to our flagship Perimeter Scholars International program (PSI). As part of this support, fellows will typically give lectures (or attend lectures given by faculty), organize and supervise tutorials, manage homework, and possibly attend the week-long PSI winter school. Fellows are involved in delivering our PhD course offerings, as well as our undergraduate summer school. Fellows are involved in the admissions process for both PSI and our undergraduate summer school. Fellows are also responsible for organizing and scheduling the undergraduate program. Fellows interact on an ongoing basis with students in individual and group study and assist in the evaluations of students. Examining essay defenses is a typical fellow duty. PSI fellows are also encouraged to actively engage in research in their field(s) of interest. For more information about the Perimeters Scholars International program, please visit http://perimeterscholars.org/ .

Applicants should hold a PhD in theoretical physics, should have the ability to master the material taught in the courses, have demonstrated aptitude and enthusiasm for teaching physics. In this particular case, we are interested in someone with strength in condensed matter physics and ideally would have some knowledge in the use of machine learning in physics.

As well as completing a short general information form, the online application requires your curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a statement describing your interest and experience in teaching. If you are pre-selected based on your application, you will be contacted by our search committee to request at least 3 letters of reference on your teaching and research ability which will be added to your application.

The appointment will be for 15 months. Ideally, our candidate will start in February 2020. The salary will commensurate with related experience. We welcome all applicants to apply by December 1, 2019, however applications will be considered until the position has been filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Perimeter Institute encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples and persons with disabilities. Applicants who require special accommodation in order to complete their application / interview are encouraged to contact peopleandculture@perimenterinstitute.ca for assistance.

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