The Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a full time teaching-stream appointment in the field of Statistics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, and will commence July 1, 2016.
Candidates must have a PhD in Statistics or a related field by the time of the appointment or shortly thereafter, experience in teaching at the university level, and experience with the use of innovative pedagogical methods or teaching-related scholarly activities. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching, strong communication and interpersonal skills, a commitment to students' learning, and the skills required to achieve this goal through excellent teaching. Evidence of excellence in teaching will comprise outstanding teaching evaluations, teaching awards/accolades, strong letters of reference, and a reflective teaching dossier. Strong backgrounds in machine learning or statistical finance, and experience working with or supervising projects in data science with modern tools are assets.
We seek candidates who possess the intellectual curiosity and drive to pursue innovative pedagogical methods, and are interested in establishing a long-term career as a teaching-stream faculty member in the department. The successful candidate will join a vibrant group of teaching-stream faculty, who are engaged in pedagogical and curricular innovations and research. Faculty are expected to combine their expertise in the discipline with best practices in teaching to create rich learning environments that embrace diversity, promote equity, and integrate research in a manner that challenges students to develop skills and ethics to be leading citizens. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to perform standard professional and administrative activities typical of an academic department, and to collaborate with colleagues on program development. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants should apply online through MathJobs, http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/8387. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines, course evaluations, selected course materials), and the names and email addresses of at least three referees. Applicants should arrange to have at least three letters of reference uploaded through MathJobs directly by the referees. To receive full consideration, applications should be received by February 29, 2016.
For more information about the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, please visit our home page at http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/cms/. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Katheleene Smith (email@example.com).
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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