Assistant Professor, Teaching-Stream – Mathematics

University of Toronto

The Department of Mathematics in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time teaching stream position in the area of Mathematics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Mathematics or a related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths. Candidates must have teaching experience in a degree granting program, including lecture preparation and delivery,  curriculum development, and development of course material/lectures, and supervision of teaching assistants.

Additionally, candidates must have a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities, have a record of active professional development and a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical inquiry, which may include (but is not limited to) participation in pedagogical training, courses and conferences, developing novel curricula, pedagogical, or co-curricular techniques; leading undergraduate research programs; leading outreach or equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) initiatives; and developing and sharing mathematical education tools. Candidates must also demonstrate the capacity to teach a wide variety of upper and lower-year courses. Additional leadership, organizational, and mentoring experience will be weighted favourably, with an emphasis on skills required to lead large courses with multiple lecture sections, instructors, and teaching assistants.

Evidence of excellence in teaching, record of active professional development and commitment to excellent pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through a full teaching dossier including i) a teaching statement, ii) sample course materials developed by the candidate, iii) teaching evaluations, iv) evidence of scholarly activities and teaching accomplishments submitted as part of the application; and at least 3 strong letters of reference from referees of high standing. Candidates are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment demonstrated through the application materials.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Note: Teaching stream appointments include a probationary review and continuing status review. Upon successful reviews, the teaching stream faculty member will hold continuing status at the University. For more information, see teaching stream continuing status review.

Application materials for the position must be submitted online through Mathjobs It must include a cover letter summarizing the important aspects of your application; a curriculum vitae; a teaching dossier which includes a teaching statement, sample syllabi and course materials, and teaching evaluations; the AMS Standard Cover Sheet; and at least three letters of reference (on letterhead, dated, and signed) uploaded to MathJobs directly by the writers.

We seek candidates who value diversity and whose teaching and service align with our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1- to 2-page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by the closing date, November 20, 2023. 

For questions about this position, please contact:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.

Accessibility Statement
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