The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for a Tenure-Track Faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Statistics. The appointment will commence July 1, 2019, subject to budgetary approval.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Statistics. The areas of research are open. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers a B.Sc. in Applied Statistics, and is considering offering a degree in Statistics. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a continuing research program, to seek external funding, to teach courses, and to assist with the growth of the Statistics program and the development of a consulting centre. Supervision of graduate students at both the Masters and Ph.D. level is expected.
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science runs a well equipped Unix network, including undergraduate Linux machine laboratories, and has access to PC and Mac labs. Through University membership in the Westgrid program, a Canada Foundation for Innovation initiative covering Western Canada, researchers also have access to a diverse range of equipment from supercomputers to visualization equipment. The Department and University are student-focused, comprehensive (research intensive, with undergraduate and graduate student programming), and grounded in liberal education.
Located in Southern Alberta, not far from the Rocky Mountains, the city of Lethbridge enjoys a sunny, dry climate that is surprisingly mild, has excellent cultural and recreational amenities, and offers attractive economic conditions. Founded in 1967, the University of Lethbridge has an enrollment of over 8,000 national and international students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University emphasizes student- experience and excellence in teaching–particularly in its focus on liberal education–as well as world-class research. For more information, please visit our web site at http://www.uleth.ca/ and the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science website at: http://www.uleth.ca/artsci/math-computer-science/
All applications must be submitted online, and should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interest, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a sample of recent publications, and contact information for three references who are academics in the field. For details on how to submit your application, please visit our Human Resources website at https://uleth.peopleadmin.ca/ and choose the Academic postings option. References will be contacted directly, with information on how to submit their reference letters.
For more information about this position, please contact:
Dr. Howard Cheng, Chair
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Tel: (403) 329-2182
Review of submitted applications will begin on September 30, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.
The University of Lethbridge acknowledges that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Siksikaitsitapi (Blackfoot).
Submitted on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:19:13 +0000