Applications are invited for the position of Deputy Director of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), with a starting date of July 1, 2014. The successful candidate will assume a tenured position as an Associate or Full Professor of Mathematics at UBC and will be expected to serve a five year term as Deputy Director of PIMS, with the possibility of renewal.



Applicants must have an outstanding record of scientific accomplishment in an area consistent with the research interests of the Mathematics Department as well as compatible with the scientific and educational mandate of PIMS.

Departmental responsibilities:

The successful applicant is expected to pursue a vigorous research program with a strong commitment to the high quality educational mission of the department and will be expected to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to supervise graduate students.

Institute responsibilities:

The Deputy Director of PIMS will act as the PIMS-UBC site director and assist the PIMS Director in several aspects of her/his tasks, in particular with: the development and implementation of scientific policies; the adjudication process for educational, industrial and scientific programmes; the organization of institute activities; the supervision of staff; and the preparation of grant proposals. The Deputy Director will have considerable autonomy and will serve ex-officio as a member of the PIMS Scientific Review Panel and the PIMS Board of Directors.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply on-line at: http://www.math.ubc.ca/Dept/deptJobs.shtml#Apply

Alternatively, applicants may send a current CV including a list of publications, statement of research, and a record of teaching interests and effectiveness, and should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to:

Chair, Departmental Committee on Appointments,
Department of Mathematics
University of British Columbia
#121 - 1984 Mathematics Road
Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6T 1Z2

Applications wil be reviewed beginning November 15, 2013, and interested parties are encouraged to complete their applications as soon as possible.


Proposal Requests

The 2014 Call for Proposals will be announced later this year.

PIMS Education Prize 2014

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is now accepting nominations for the 2014 PIMS Education Prize. The prize is $1,000 and will be awarded to a member of the PIMS community who has made a significant contribution to education in the mathematical sciences.

Sponsors are to provide a cover letter explaining the nominee's contribution, impact and relevance for the prize. The nomination should also include a CV of the nominee, including publications, a brief summary of major accomplishments, and relevant samples of the nominee's work, such as reprints or educational materials.

Nominations should be sent via email to: nominations@pims.math.ca. Only electronic submissions will be accepted.

The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2014. The results will be announced in April, 2014.

For further information, please see Prizes-Awards.



PIMS Postdoctoral Fellowships 2014 - 2015

This competition is now closed. Please check back in September regarding the 2015-2016 competition.



PIMS / CNRS Call for Applications 2014 - 2015

This competition is now closed. Please check back in September regarding the 2015-2016 competition.