PRESS RELEASES

September  1, 2014

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 beginning July 1, 2013 (once renewable).

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 the mathematical sciences. With 3000 registered annual participants from around the world, its programs bring together researchers and students, commercial and industrial users, and an interested public.

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 directorsearch@fields.utoronto.ca. Expressions of interest or nominations may also be sent to this address.

Applications or nominations will be considered until the position is filled, although the Search Committee will begin discussions in June 2012. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

The members of the Director Search Committee are Susan Friedlander, Konstantin Khanin, Gregory Margulis, Juris Steprans, Mary Thompson and Stephen Watt (Chair).


The Fields Institute
222 College Street, 2nd Floor
Toronto, Ontario M5T 3J1 Canada

For more information, please contact
Andrea Yeomans, Communications Officer:
Telephone: (416) 348-9710 x3024
E-mail: communications@fields.utoronto.ca
Website: www.fields.utoronto.ca