The University of Calgary invites applications for three tenure track positions at the Instructor level in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, preferably beginning September 1, 2013 with a possible January 1, 2014 start. The Department is seeking outstanding candidates with a passion for teaching and teaching innovations.
Duties include teaching at the undergraduate level in mathematics and/or statistics, including both junior and senior undergraduate courses, ranging from large service courses in the first year to 3rd and 4th year courses taken by our program majors. Participation in curriculum development and administrative duties, and active support for our undergraduate program including mentoring and inspiring students in the subject material is expected.
Qualifications include: a PhD in Mathematics and/or Statistics or a closely related field; a demonstrated passion for teaching and innovation at the university level; facility with the use of technology in classroom instruction.
Innovative teaching will help the University of Calgary meet its strategic goal to become one of Canada's top five research universities by 2016, where state-of-the-art teaching and groundbreaking research go hand in hand, and where we fully engage the communities we both serve and lead. The strategy is called Eyes High, inspired by the university's Gaelic motto, which translates as 'I will lift up my eyes.'
Calgary, Canada's fastest growing major city, offers a vibrant, multicultural and family-oriented environment with a population of more than 1,000,000. Situated near the Rocky Mountains, Banff National Park and Lake Louise, Calgary offers great quality of life and outstanding recreational activities.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity.
The closing date for applications is July 15, 2013, or until the positions have been filled. Please submit a Curriculum Vitae together with a teaching dossier including a description of Scholarly Expertise and a statement of Teaching Philosophy. Applicants should provide at least three letters of recommendations, including references of teaching accomplishments. These documents should be addressed to:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Phone: 403-220-5210, Fax: 403-282-5150, email: email@example.com
Details about the Department of Mathematics and Statistics are
through the department's web page at
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