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From: "Alan Kelm" <akelm@cms.math.ca>
To: "CMath E-Mail Distribution List" <cmath@cms.math.ca>
Sent: Wednesday, 5 November, 2014 08:04:01
Subject: [cmath] Instructor Position - Acadia University

Acadia University is recognized as one of Canada's premier undergraduate institutions. Academic innovation and a technology-rich teaching and learning environment have garnered the university a reputation for excellence. Our progressive workplace is located only one hour from Halifax in Nova Scotia's beautiful Annapolis Valley - a small-town setting offering an affordable lifestyle, outstanding recreational opportunities, internationally acclaimed restaurants, a healthy economy, and the best weather in the Atlantic Provinces.

Faculty of Science
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Instructor Probationary

Position #20916 – The Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for an Instructor I commencing July 1, 2015. This is a two-year probationary appointment. The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. or M.Sc. in Mathematics or Statistics and have experience teaching pre-calculus, introductory calculus or calculus labs.

The Department seeks a dynamic individual, who has a strong commitment to teaching. Duties for the position include teaching one course per term, coordinating and instructing a number of calculus laboratories, supervising undergraduate and graduate teaching assistants, and coordinating the activities of Acadia's Math and Stats Help Centre. The successful applicant will also contribute to the service activities of the Department.

Applications must include a letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and confirmation of degree (M.Sc. or Ph.D.). Please also include the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three people who will provide letters of reference that address the candidate's teaching qualifications. Potential candidates shall send the application package and arrange to have the three letters of reference sent to:

Dr. Richard Karsten, Acting Head
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Acadia University
PO Box 29, Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6
Phone: (902) 585-1608
Facsimile: (902) 585-1074
e -mail: richard.karsten@acadiau.ca

Closing Date: January 16, 2015

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Acadia University is committed to employment equity and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. We therefore invite applications from Aboriginal peoples, African Nova Scotians, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and women, as well as persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Consistent with the principles of employment equity, the primary criterion for appointment to a position is academic and professional excellence. Candidates who are a member of one of the aforementioned groups, and who wish to have the application considered as such, should complete the Employment Equity Voluntary Self-Identification Form as part of their application package.

Acadia University reserves the right not to fill posted positions, subject to budgetary approval and university needs.

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

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