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Call for Nominations and Applications for the Position of Director of the Fields Institute

The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences invites applications or nominations for the position of Director for a three- to five-year term (once renewable) beginning July 1, 2015 or as soon as convenient afterwards.

The Fields Institute is an independent research institute located on the downtown campus of the University of Toronto. The Institute's mission is to advance research and communication in all areas of the mathematical sciences. With 4000 registered annual participants from around the world, its programs bring together researchers and students, commercial and industrial users, and an interested public. See

Candidates should be researchers in the mathematical sciences with high international stature, strong interpersonal and administrative skills, and an interest in developing the activities of the Fields Institute.

A letter of application addressing the qualities above, together with a CV and names of three references should be sent to Expressions of interest or nominations are welcome and may also be sent to this address.

Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Applications or nominations will be considered until the position is filled, but the Search Committee plans to examine dossiers starting March 1, 2015. The members of the Search Committee are Edward Bierstone (Chair), Sheila Embleton, Susan Holmes, Stephen Kudla, Matthias Neufang, Duong Phong and Cameron Stewart.

News and Announcements
The Fields Undergraduate Summer Research Program is now accepting applications for the Summer of 2015
Ron Lancaster Wins Prestigious Award in Mathematics Education - The Fields Institute is proud to announce the 2015 recipient of the Margaret Sinclair Memorial Award Recognizing Innovation and Excellence in Mathematics Education
Nancy Reid appointed to the Order of Canada "for her leadership in the field of statistical inference, which has helped to facilitate sound public policy decision making."
The winner of the 2015 CRM - Fields - PIMS Prize is Professor Kai Behrend of the University of British Columbia
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