The Department of Mathematics at Simon Fraser University invites applications for the Alan Mekler Postdoctoral Position starting September 1, 2016. We are looking for a researcher working on mathematical aspects of optimization, in particular continuous optimization. Supervisors for this position are Professors Zhaosong Lu and Tamon Stephen. The successful candidate will join an active research group in Operations Research currently housed at the SFU Surrey Campus, a vibrant community hub located in the heart of one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities. The candidate is also expected to collaborate with members of the Applied Mathematics Group at SFU’s Burnaby Campus.