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 Department’s 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
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.