UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO
CHAIR OF STATISTICS AND ACTUARIAL SCIENCE
The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo invites applications for the position of Department Chair. This will come with a tenured Associate or Full Professorship, depending on qualifications. The successful candidate will be internationally recognized as a distinguished researcher in the statistical or actuarial sciences and have demonstrated leadership abilities to guide the department during an exciting time of expansion.
The University of Waterloo is located at the heart of Canada's Technology Triangle and has become one of Canada’s leading comprehensive universities with more than 30,000 full- and part-time students in undergraduate and graduate programs. The University of Waterloo has long been recognized as one of Canada’s most innovative universities, with a clearly demonstrated and established reputation for excellence.
The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science is among the top academic units for statistical and actuarial science in the world and is home to more than 40 research active full-time faculty. It offers a vibrant research environment for a wide range of areas including foundations of statistics, analysis of longitudinal and life history data, computational inference, finance, risk management, ruin theory, survey methods, industrial statistics, and interdisciplinary collaborative work. The Department benefits from close relationships with several research groups on campus including WATRISQ, the Business and Industrial Research Group, the Survey Research Centre, the PROPEL Centre for Population Health Impact and many others. The Department is also home to nearly 150 graduate students in programs including Actuarial Science, Biostatistics, Quantitative Finance, and Statistics.
Candidates interested in this exciting leadership position should have a PhD in Statistics or Actuarial Science, a strong track record in research, demonstrated success in graduate student supervision, and evidence of effective leadership. The salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications received by October 31, 2013 will receive full consideration.
Candidates interested in this exciting opportunity should submit a curriculum vitae to:
Ian Goulden, Dean
Faculty of Mathematics
University of Waterloo
Waterloo ON N2L 3G1, CANADA
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities.