The Department of Mathematics at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2016 with a potential to begin January 1, 2016, subject to budgetary approval. In exceptional cases, a candidate may be considered at the rank of Associate Professor.
To be considered, an applicant must possess a PhD in an area of the mathematical sciences, must have an active research program in statistics with strong potential for external funding, and must demonstrate superior ability and commitment to teaching.
The Mathematics Department is a dynamic part of the Faculty of Science, with leading researchers in many fields, including interdisciplinary areas. The Department offers undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Financial Mathematics, and an MSc program in Mathematics. In addition, it hosts a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Mathematical Modelling and several other research groups. More details concerning the Department and its programs may be found at http://www.wlu.ca/homepage.php?grp_id=43.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply through MathJobs.org by following the link https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/7304
A complete application package consists of a curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications, a statement of current and prospective research interests, a cover letter that includes a statement addressing teaching experience in statistics, and four letters of reference, one of which significantly addresses the teaching ability of the applicant. To receive full consideration, applications should be received by September 15, 2015.
Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In accordance with the requirements of Human Resources Skills Development Canada and Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicant will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada. Applicants are encouraged to address any career interruptions or special circumstances that may have affected their record of research and teaching, in accordance with SSHRC and NSERC definitions and guidelines.
Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Dr. Paul Jessop (firstname.lastname@example.org). Further information on the equity policy can be found at https://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=2465&p=10545. To obtain a copy of this job description (or links references) in an accessible format, please contact the Dean of Science office at email@example.com.
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