Duties include teaching a range of undergraduate statistics courses ranging from introductory level courses in statistics to third and fourth year courses taken by our program majors. Graduate level teaching may be possible in areas that support the data science initiative through statistical learning and computational statistics skills. Participation in curriculum development and administrative duties, and active support for our undergraduate program including mentoring and inspiring students in the subject material is expected.
Qualifications include: a PhD in Mathematical Statistics, Applied Statistics or BioStatistics or an equivalent terminal degree; a demonstrated passion for teaching and innovation at the university level; a strong interest in research areas in alignment with those of the faculty members in the department, as well as facility with the use of technology in classroom instruction.
Evidence of teaching excellence is required and may include documentation of teaching awards, contributions to curriculum development, peer evaluation of teaching ability and student feedback on teaching. The following link: http://www.ucalgary.ca/taylorinstitute/resources/teaching-philosophies-and-dossiers to the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning provides information and expectations for teaching dossiers. The materials should demonstrate those areas of statistics and data science to which the applicant can readily contribute
Interested candidates should submit by email a single PDF file containing a cover letter that details Canadian Residency status, the curriculum vitae, summary of research interests, a teaching philosophy statement, as well as contact information of three referees to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 7, 2018, or mail to:
The Search Committee
Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta CANADA T2N 1N4.
The closing date for applications is May 7, 2018, or until the positions have been filled.
Details about the Department of Mathematics and Statistics are available through the department's web page at math.ucalgary.ca
The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)
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