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Lecturer or Sessional at UBC




Dear All:

Bruce Dunham from UBC sent this along:


Sessional lecturer positions and/or a twelve month lecturer position are available in the Department of Statistics, UBC-Vancouver, with anticipated start date September 1 2012. Normally, a PhD in Statistics or a related field is preferred, but candidates who have completed a Masters degree in Statistics or are currently registered in a PhD program in Statistics will be considered. The position(s) requires demonstrated ability to provide effective instruction of introductory statistics at the undergraduate level and evidence of potential to teach or assist in upper level courses. Additional duties may include assisting in evaluating and providing feedback on undergraduates’ communication skills and graduate students’ technical writing and guiding students’ consulting and case studies projects. In keeping with these duties and the goals of our undergraduate and graduate programs, the ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, experience with data analysis, and some exposure to active learning techniques.

Application including a curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three references can be submitted via email to:

search@stat.ubc.ca

Attn: Committee on Appointments
Department of Statistics
University of British Columbia
333-6356 Agricultural Road
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2.

The closing date for applying is Wednesday May 23, 2012, or until the positions are filled.


UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. However, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.