Position # 001869TT-2017-MAT-SPF50-22
The University of Windsor's Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Statistics – Big Data Analytics, commencing July 1, 2017. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.
This position is one of 50 new tenure-track Assistant Professor appointments that the University of Windsor is making over three years as part of a visionary strategic investment in our students and faculty. This cohort of 50 new teachers, scholars, researchers, and creators will demonstrate both disciplinary grasp and interdisciplinary reach, providing extraordinary leadership in research, teaching, and learning for a new generation. For more information on the 50 new appointments, visit us at www.uwindsor.ca/50newprofs.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics consists of 12 professors, 1 Sessional Lecturer, 1 Ancillary Academic Staff (Director of the Math and Stats Learning Centre), 2 support staff, close to 100 undergraduate students, and about 40 graduate students. For further information about the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, including information on our research areas, visit our website at www.uwindsor.ca/math/.
The position in the area of Big Data Analytics is intended to strengthen and extend the existing areas of research strength in Statistics and Optimization. The successful candidate will further enable the Department to establish and engage in new collaborative multidisciplinary research opportunities and programs not only within but also outside of the department, e.g., School of Computer Science, Institute for Border Logistics and Security (IBLS), and Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research.
The ideal candidate must possess a PhD in Statistics supported by a demonstrated record of excellence in research areas related to big data analytics and demonstrated research record supported by refereed publications, grants/fellowships. In addition, strong English communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses is essential.
Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. To ensure full consideration, complete an online application (www.uwindsor.ca/facultypositions) found on the job advertisement, and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of October 31, 2016. Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the appointment committee.
Questions and Reference Letters to be sent to:
Dr. Rick Caron, Head
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Science
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4
Phone: 519-253-3000 Ext. 3015
The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 15,000 students. We are a welcoming community committed to equity and diversity in our teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.
If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org). Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (OHREA).
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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