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[d-ssc] Manitoba; Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Statistics (fwd)

Richard Lockhart,  Chair

Stat & Act Sci; Simon Fraser Univ.     Phone:  (778) 782-3264
Burnaby BC V5A 1S6                     FAX:    (778) 782-4368
e-mail:   lockhart@sfu.ca

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Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2010 18:28:36 -0600
From: John Brewster <john_brewster@umanitoba.ca>
To: d-ssc@ssc.ca
Subject: [d-ssc] Manitoba; Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in

The Department of Statistics at the University of Manitoba invites
applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position
(#12225).  The appointment will begin on July 1, 2011, or on a
mutually agreed upon date.  Individuals with expertise in any area of
statistics are encouraged to apply, although it would be an asset for
a candidate to have research strengths in one or more areas identified
in the Departmentís strategic research plan.  These areas include
biostatistics, computational statistics, environmental statistics,
generalized linear models, spatial statistics, statistical image
analysis and other areas that complement the existing research
strengths of the Department. Candidates with strong records of
collaboration with researchers in other disciplines are also
encouraged to apply.  To be successful, a candidate must have a Ph.D.
degree in statistics or a related discipline (or a Ph.D. degree to be
completed by the starting date) and have a strong record or
outstanding promise in both research and teaching.  Duties will
include research, undergraduate and graduate teaching, student
supervision, and service-related activities.

Please send applications (by e-mail or hard copy) to:
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Statistics
The University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3T 2N2
Telephone: 204-474-8172, Fax: 204-474-7621
E-mail: stats_dept@umanitoba.ca.

Please include: a) a covering letter, b) a curriculum vitae, c) a
description of future research plans, d) a statement of teaching
philosophy and e) evidence of teaching ability (if available).  Also
arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to the Chair
of the Search Committee.  Review of applications will commence on
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled
in accordance with the protection and privacy provisions of "The
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba)".
Please note that curriculum vitaes may be provided to participating
members of the search process.

Founded in 1967, the Department of Statistics at the University of
Manitoba has a long and rich history.  The Department currently has 14
academic members, with research interests in various areas of
statistics and probability.  The Department has active B.Sc., M.Sc.
and Ph.D. programs focusing on both theory and applications.  The
successful applicant will find that this is an exciting time to join
the Department. Most of the current faculty members have joined the
Department within the past decade and more positions are expected in
the coming years.  It is thus an ideal time for new faculty members to
contribute to the reshaping of the Department's research and teaching
programs.  Additional information about the Department can be found at www.umanitoba.ca/statistics

Located in the thriving, multicultural city of Winnipeg, the
University of Manitoba offers students and faculty a vibrant learning
environment.  Researchers at the University of Manitoba are among the
best in the world.  With over 30,000 students, faculty and staff, and
offering 82 degree programs, the University of Manitoba plays a key
role in the social, cultural, and economic well-being of its community
and the world.  Winnipeg has a rich cultural environment, including
symphony, opera, dance, theatre and ethnic festivals.  The region
provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons.

The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified
women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal
peoples, and persons with disabilities.  All qualified candidates are
encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be
given priority.

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