University of Alberta
Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
Assistant Professor - Statistics
Competition No. - A113314929
Closing Date - Will remain open until filled.
The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the
of Alberta invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area
Statistics. Appointment at a higher level may be possible under
exceptional circumstances. We offer an excellent research environment
a normal teaching load of 2.5 courses per year.
The successful candidate will establish his/her own research
supervise graduate students, and teach Statistics at both the graduate
undergraduate levels. Applicants will have a PhD or international
equivalent, demonstrated accomplishments and outstanding promise in
research as well as a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate
teaching. A close fit with some of the existing research being
conducted in the department is an asset. Our Statistics group
a broad spectrum of research interests, ranging from such
areas such as Bioinformatics, Biostatistics and Environmetrics, through
core research areas such as Design, Regression, Sampling and notions of
Robustness and of Statistical Learning as applied to these and other
and on to theoretical investigations as embodied by Mathematical
Statistics, Probability, and Stochastic Processes.
The University of Alberta has one of the leading joint
Mathematics/Statistics departments in Canada and has strong connections
with other scientific institutes, such as the Pacific Institute for the
Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), Mathematics of Information Technology and
Complex Systems (MITACS), and the Banff International Research Station
(BIRS). For more information about the Department, please visit our
Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a research
teaching profile outlining experience and interests, and at least three
confidential letters of reference. Review of applications will begin
November 14, 2011;
however, the competion will remain open until filled.
Early applications are encouraged.
Interested applicants may apply to:
Professor Arturo Pianzola, Chair
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
University of Alberta
632 Central Academic Bldg
Edmonton, AB T6G 2G1
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians
permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Alberta
hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of
employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all
qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members
visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.