Postdoctoral Fellow

Thompson Rivers University
November 28, 2023
Offerd Salary:$0.00 - $0.00
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Application Restrictions

Open to both Internal and external

Job Type

Faculty (Tenure, Tenure Track, LTC)

Posting In effect from


Closing Application Date


Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.

Instructional Type

Academic/Career(max 24 credits)

Faculty Type

Limited Term

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Position End Date (If Applicable)



Limited Term Contract

Thompson Rivers University (www. is a uniquely comprehensive, student-focused institution built on over 40 years of excellence in post- secondary education and training. TRU's spectacular main campus is located in Kamloops, BC (www., a prosperous city located just a 4 hour drive from Vancouver, in the heart of the southern BC interior. Kamloops offers world class tourism and recreation, excellent cultural, social and economic opportunities, as well as over 2,000 hours of sunshine annually. Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is currently seeking a PhD graduate to work as a postdoctoral fellow in a research directed by Dr. Mohamed Tawhid. Their project, titled “Metaheuristic algorithms and their applications” is subject to budget approval.

DUTIES: The candidate is expected to have a strong background in the area of metaheuristic algorithms, data mining, feature selections approaches, and Optimization. This position will be funded for one year according to the availability of the fund and performance of the candidate. For more information, please e-mail Prof. Mohamed Tawhid at [email protected]


QUALIFICATIONS: • Possess Ph.D. in Mathematics, statistics or computing, computer science, or related disciplines • Be familiar with a metaheuristic algorithms and combinatorial optimization (knowledge statistics, machine learning, and image segmentation will be plus) and peer review manuscript preparation • Be able to work independently and have a strong work ethic • Be able to take a leadership and supervisory role within a small research team

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Starting from Jan 1, 2024 for 6 months or one year

REVIEW DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be reviewed immediately and may continue until position is filled. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, the names and full contact information for three (3) referees, along with copies of all university transcripts. Prof. Mohamed Tawhid Department of Mathematics and Statistics Faculty of Science, Thompson Rivers University 805 TRU Way, Kamloops, BC Canada V2C 0C8 Email: [email protected]

Only attachments in the following formats will be accepted: Word (.doc, .docx), PDF, Text (.txt), Excel (.xls, .xlsx). Paper and/or faxed applications will no longer be considered. We wish to thank all applicants, however; only those under consideration will be contacted.

Pay Band

$0.00 - $0.00 ( According to TRUFA Salary Schedule )


Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

# of Hires Needed


Organizational Unit

Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Science -> Mathematics and Statistics

Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:

Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.

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