Acadia University is recognized as one of Canada's premier undergraduate institutions. Academic innovation and a technology-rich teaching and learning environment have garnered the university a reputation for excellence. Our progressive workplace is located
only one hour from Halifax in Nova Scotia's beautiful Annapolis Valley - a small-town setting offering an affordable lifestyle, outstanding recreational opportunities, internationally acclaimed restaurants, a healthy economy, and the best weather in the Atlantic
Faculty of Pure and Applied Science
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Position # 20905 CLTR – The Department of Mathematics and Statistics seeks to fill a 5-month contractually limited position at the rank of Assistant Professor for the fall term of 2018. The successful candidate should preferably hold a PhD in Mathematics
or have equivalent education and work experience in mathematics education. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching introductory university mathematics courses.
The Department seeks a dynamic individual, who has a strong commitment to teaching. Duties for the position include teaching three courses in one semester. This will include two sections of introductory algebra and calculus ( Math 1613: General Linear
Algebra and Calculus for Business and Economics) and one section of matrix algebra (Math 1323 Matrix Algebra) (multiple sections of Math 1613 at Acadia are taught in coordination with each other, and the successful candidate will also be required
to attend regular coordinating meetings. The Department is engaged in a multi-year project to re- design the Math 1613 course around identified course learning objectives and curricular goals in the Economics and Business departments.) The successful applicant
will also contribute to the service activities of the Department.
Applications must include a letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and confirmation of degree. Please also include the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three people who will provide letters of reference. Potential
candidates shall send the application package and arrange to have three letters of reference sent to:
Dr. Jeff Hooper, Chair, Selection Committee
Closing Date: August 13, 2018
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Acadia University
PO Box 29, Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6
Phone: (902) 585-1382
Facsimile: (902) 585-1074
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Acadia University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from Aboriginal people, African Nova Scotians, persons with disabilities,
visible minorities, women, and persons of any minority sexual orientation or gender identity. Consistent with the principles of employment equity, the primary criterion for appointment to a position is academic and professional excellence. Candidates who are
a member of one of the afore-mentioned groups, and who wish to have the application considered as such, should complete the
Employment Equity Voluntary Self-Identification Form as part of their application package.