QUEENS UNIVERSITY

Assistant Professor in Pure Mathematics

Location
Ontario (CA)
Posted
06 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
05 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Two Tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications for two Tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor with a starting date of July 1, 2018.

Accomplished researchers in all areas of Mathematics and Statistics are invited to apply. For this search, the Department is especially interested in candidates in Statistics and in Pure Mathematics. The main criteria for selection are research and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will be expected to work in an area of study that complements areas already represented within the department, and to work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment.

Research in Statistics currently includes Bayesian statistics, clinical trials, design of experiments, genomics and health sciences, non-parametric statistics, and statistical learning. For more information about the Statistics program, please see http://www.mast.queensu.ca/stats. The successful candidate who joins this group will be expected to work in any of these or complementary areas of research, and to contribute to both the graduate and undergraduate programs.

Research in Pure Mathematics currently includes algebra, analysis, dynamical systems, geometry, and number theory. For more information about the Mathematics program, please, see http://www.mast.queensu.ca/math. The successful candidate who joins this group will be expected to work in any of these or complementary areas of research, and to contribute to both the graduate and undergraduate programs.

Candidates must have a PhD (or an equivalent degree) in Mathematics, in Statistics, or in a related area, completed by the start date of the appointment. The successful candidates will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to research leadership and academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the Department’s programs. The successful candidates will also be expected to make substantive contributions through service to the Department, the Faculty of Arts & Science, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

A complete application consists of: a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph); a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications); a statement of research interests; a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and, at least four letters of reference (one of which addresses teaching abilities and/or potential).

Application materials, with the exception of recommendation letters, should be submitted through http://www.mathjobs.org. Recommendation letters may be uploaded directly on http://www.mathjobs.org, or sent by e-mail to position@mast.queensu.ca, or mailed to: the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Jeffery Hall, 48 University Ave., Kingston, ON Canada, K7L 3N6. In order to ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 1, 2017.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact position@mast.queensu.ca.

Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement and at http://www.qufa.ca/collective-agreement.

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