Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream – Mathematics
The Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a full-time teaching stream appointment in Mathematics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, and will commence on July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.
Candidates must have earned a PhD in Mathematics by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter with a strong record of excellent teaching, an intellectual curiosity to pursue novel and innovative methods of thinking and teaching, and an interest in establishing a long-term teaching career in the Department. Candidates’ teaching interests should complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths (https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/math-cs-stats/home). Candidates must have teaching expertise in a degree-granting program at the undergraduate program level, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development and development of online material/lectures. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities.
Successful candidates must have strong endorsements from referees of high standing, demonstrating both excellent teaching and evidence of commitment to pedagogical enquiry and teaching innovation. Evidence of excellence in teaching will also be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, and the teaching dossier, including a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations, submitted as part of the application.
Teaching duties in the undergraduate program may include core courses at the first and/or second year level, as well as upper-level courses, in one of the candidate’s fields of expertise. Responsibilities may include undergraduate teaching, managing teaching assistants, developing course materials, and curriculum development. In addition, each faculty member may have some responsibility for student recruitment and departmental administration.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
At UTM we are committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. With an enviable diverse student body, we especially welcome applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, Black, or racially visible (persons of colour), and who have experience working with teaching or mentoring diverse groups or students. Candidates must demonstrate, in their application materials, an ability to foster diversity on campus and within the curriculum or discipline, and must show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial environment. Candidates must submit a statement describing their contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities; efforts undertaken to develop inclusive pedagogies, collaboration, and engagement with underrepresented communities; and mentoring of students from underrepresented groups. If you have questions about this statement, please contact Professor Ilia Binder at email@example.com.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply through MathJobs at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/21164. Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement describing contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion (as outlined above), a statement of career goals and a teaching dossier that includes a teaching philosophy statement, course evaluations, and selected course materials.
Applicants must arrange to have at least three recent letters of recommendation (on letterhead, dated and signed), uploaded through MathJobs directly by the writers by the closing date. All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by November 21, 2022. For additional enquiries, please contact Julia Martyn, Chair’s Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.
The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.
If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact email@example.com.