Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Tenure-Track Position in Mathematics
Position # 002077TT-2019-MAT
The University of Windsor invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor in Mathematics, commencing July 1, 2019. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.
The University of Windsor is a medium-sized university with a solid reputation in teaching and research, offering a friendly and supportive environment for both living and learning. It is Canada's southernmost university, and its border location provides
unique cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities for faculty and students.
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, about 100 undergraduate students, and about 40 graduate students.
For further information about the Department, including information on our research areas, visit
http://www.uwindsor.ca/math/. The department is in the Faculty of Science, which has a 1 to 15 faculty to student ratio, has more than $1.7M annually in scholarships, involves more than 65% of its students in research,
and has more than $10M in annual research support.
The position in Mathematics is intended to enhance and extend the existing areas of research strength in Mathematics, with preference given to applicants in Algebra, then Analysis, and then Optimization. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in one of the
preferred areas of research, with a record that supports the promise of a strong research career and a funded research program. Strong English communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses are essential,
as is the ability to contribute to our graduate program through the supervision of graduate students.
- a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
- a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
- A draft five-year research plan, for example, as would be required for an NSERC Discovery Grant Application;
- two (2) page outline of research interests and accomplishments;
- samples of scholarly writing, including (if applicable) clear indications of your contribution to any jointly authored pieces;
- a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio demonstrating a potential for or evidence of teaching effectiveness and excellence that will include sample course syllabi/outlines, teaching evaluations if available, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests
(resources and templates for completing a teaching dossier can be found at
- graduate transcripts; and
- three (3) current letters of reference, forwarded directly by the referees to the Department Head at the address or email listed below.
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
November 30, 2018. Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the appointments 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, Canada N9B 3P4
Phone: 519-253-3000 Ext. 3015
The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 15,500 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 (http://www.uwindsor.ca/ohrea). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.