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From: "Alan Kelm" <akelm@cms.math.ca>
To: "CMath E-Mail Distribution List" <cmath@cms.math.ca>
Sent: Tuesday, 26 August, 2014 06:42:51
Subject: [cmath] Three Positions - University of Lethbridge

MATHEMATICS and STATISTICS – three positions

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Lethbridge is seeking two Assistant Professors for probationary (tenure-track) positions, and one Instructor for a probationary (continuing) position, to begin July 1, 2015, subject to budgetary approval.

For the Assistant Professor positions, a Ph.D. in mathematics is required and the field of research is open. The successful candidates will be expected to develop a continuing research program, to seek external funding, and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Supervision of graduate students at both the Masters and Ph.D. levels is expected. New faculty are eligible to apply for university funding in support of research and scholarly activities.

For the Instructor position, a Ph.D. in mathematics or statistics is required, and any degree in computer science would be an asset. This is a teaching position and so teaching excellence is essential and highly desirable. We are seeking an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher for this position. The successful applicant will play a key role in the delivery of our junior undergraduate program. Duties will include lecturing in a variety of core and elective courses, and the running and supervision of tutorial sections.

The Department has undergone a major expansion. It runs a well-equipped Unix network, including undergraduate Linux machine laboratories, and has access to PC and Mac labs. Through university membership in the Westgrid program, a Canada Foundation for Innovation Initiative covering Western Canada, researchers also have access to a diverse range of equipment from supercomputers to visualization equipment.

Located in southern Alberta, near the Rocky Mountains, Lethbridge offers a sunny, dry climate that is agreeably mild for the prairies, excellent cultural and recreational amenities and attractive economic conditions. Founded in 1967, the university has an enrolment of over 8,400 students from around the world. Our student body has grown by 50 percent in the last 10 years, phenomenal growth among institutions in Canada. Despite this growth, we have remained true to who we are: student- focused, research-intensive, and grounded in liberal education. For more information about the University, please visit our website atwww.uleth.ca.

Applications must be submitted electronically through http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs and must consist of:

  1. covering letter
  2. curriculum vitae
  3. letters from three referees in the related field
  4. evidence of teaching ability (including teaching evaluations, if available)
  5. statement of teaching philosophy
  6. a completed and signed Employment Applicant Materials Disclosure Form located athttp://www.uleth.ca/artsci/sites/artsci/files/docs/Disclosure%20form.pdf
  7. applications for the Assistant Professor positions should also include a statement of research interests, and detailed reference to three recent publications (no need to submit actual papers)

For additional enquiries, please contact mathjobs@cs.uleth.ca.

In the covering letter, please indicate which position you are applying for using the following identification code:
Assistant Professor – APMA
Instructor – INSTMA

Consideration of completed applications will begin December 1, 2014, and will continue until the positions are filled. These positions are open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus, encouraging applications from qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.

This employment posting is among those listed in the Employment section of the CMS website:

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