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Fwd: [d-ssc] Tenure-track appointment in Biostatistics; University of Victoria

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From: "Farouk Nathoo" <nathoo@uvic.ca>
Subject: [d-ssc] Tenure-track appointment in Biostatistics; University of Victoria
Date: 17 January, 2012 6:12:43 PM PST

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of
Victoria invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant
Professor position in Statistics effective July 1, 2012.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related
discipline, an outstanding research record in Biostatistics,
excellent communication skills, and a strong commitment to
teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
The successful applicant will place high value on research projects
reaching beyond the department and/or university and must be prepared
to assist other department members in support of the
Statistical Consulting Centre. A record of, or the demonstrated potential
excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching in Statistics is required.

The Department enjoys a strong international profile in both
theoretical and applied statistics research. Current areas of
specialization in statistics include bioinformatics,
biostatistics, Bayesian statistics, capture-recapture models,
empirical likelihood theory, industrial statistics, optimal
design of experiments, robust statistics, small sample
asymptotics, spatial statistics, and statistical ecology.  The
Department has significant external collaborative ties with the
Vancouver Island Health Authority, Victoria Hospice, BC Cancer
Agency, as well as many on-campus collaborations. Information
about the Department, including descriptions of courses offered,
can be found at our website: www.math.uvic.ca

Complete applications  will consist of a curriculum vitae,
a research statement not exceeding three typewritten pages in
length, a teaching dossier that outlines teaching experience and
effectiveness and three confidential letters of recommendation in
support of the application.  Application materials should be sent
electronically to statjobs@uvic.ca. Informal enquiries about the
position can be sent to mschair@uvic.ca.

Review of applications will commence immediately and
continue until the position has been filled.

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages
applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible
minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations
and genders, and others who may contribute to the further
diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are
encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration
requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Farouk Nathoo


Farouk Nathoo, Associate Professor, Mathematics and Statistics

University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada, V8W 3P4

Phone: 250-472-4693; Mobile: 250-213-6876; FAX: 250-721-8962


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