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Fwd: [d-ssc] Tenure-track position in environmental statistics, at the University of Manitoba

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From: Xikui Wang <Xikui.Wang@ad.umanitoba.ca>
Subject: [d-ssc] Tenure-track position in environmental statistics, at the University of Manitoba
Date: 3 December, 2012 4:19:47 PM PST

Dear Colleagues,
Please distribute as widely as you can.
Thank you!
Xikui Wang, PhD, Professor and Head
Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2
Tel.: (204) 474-8172 or (204) 474-6275

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The University of Manitoba
Department of Statistics
Tenure-track Position
The Department of Statistics at the University of Manitoba invites applications for one tenure-track position (#15835) at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2013, or on a mutually agreed upon date. The Department is seeking an individual with expertise in environmental statistics. Candidates must have a strong research program in environmental statistics, supported by innovative statistical theory. Proficiency with modern statistical methodologies used in the field of environmental statistics is essential, including for instance, spatial statistics, stochastic processes and differential equations, Bayesian methods, and computational statistics. Candidates with strong records of collaboration with researchers in environmental sciences are particularly 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, highlighting current and/or potential contributions to environmental statistics, 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. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by January 16, 2013. However, review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Founded in 1967, the Department of Statistics at the University of Manitoba has a long and rich history. The Department currently has 16 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 faculty members have joined the Department within the past decade and it is an ideal time for a new faculty member to contribute to the reshaping of the Department's research and teaching programs. Additional information about the Department can be found atwww.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. 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 vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

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