The successful candidate will be welcomed into a supportive and collegial department with a record of teaching and research excellence. The University of Winnipeg ranks highly among primarily undergraduate universities for external science grant funding, and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics has a strong record of success in obtaining research funding. Research strengths in the department currently include shrinkage and penalty methods, survival analysis, joint modeling, time series, and survey methodology. The department has fourteen tenured, tenure-track and continuing appointment faculty members. Further information about the department, including descriptions of courses offered, is available at https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/mathstats/.
Candidates must have, or be near completion of, a PhD in statistics or biostatistics at the start date of the appointment. The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for excellent teaching at the undergraduate level, provide evidence of high-quality research, and have a strong potential for external research funding. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Individuals with expertise in any area of statistics are invited to apply. Areas of particular interest include: data science, longitudinal data analysis,time series, statistical/machine learning, computational statistics, and biostatistics. The main criteria for selecting a candidate will be teaching excellence and research excellence.
The successful candidate will be expected to: teach a wide range of courses in statistics; supervise student research projects; establish and maintain an active research program; and apply for external research funding. As well, the successful candidate will be expected to work collegially with department members and to participate in departmental and university service.
Applicants are requested to submit a complete application that will include:
· a cover letter
· a current curriculum vitae
· a research statement describing past research achievements and future research plans
· a teaching statement and evidence of teaching effectiveness, including teaching evaluations, if available
· up to three (3) publications
Please indicate in your application whether you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
In addition, candidates should arrange for the three letters of reference to be sent by the referees directly to:
The selection committee will begin reviewing applications on February 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled; full consideration is assured for applications received by February 14, 2019.
The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at time of application. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.