King’s University College at Western University, situated on the traditional territories of the Anishnaabek, Haudenosaunee, Lūnaapéewak, and Chonnonton peoples, invites applications for a probationary tenure-track position in Mathematics and Analytics at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2024, subject to budgetary approval.
King’s University College is affiliated with Western University, a large, world-class university. King’s students enjoy learning in smaller classes led by outstanding faculty on a small, beautiful campus while enjoying the experiences of being part of a comprehensive university. As a Catholic liberal arts university college, King’s emphasizes the value of each individual and the importance of social justice. Faculty, employees and students from all faiths and backgrounds are welcome. Respect for the human person is behind our commitment to diversity, accessibility, social justice and to building the common good. King’s is home to approximately 3500 full- and part-time students from across Canada as well as 35 other countries.
King’s University College is situated in London, Ontario. With a diverse population of over
530,000 people, London is currently the 11th largest city in Canada and offers its residents and visitors big-city appeal mixed with small-town charm. To learn more about London, please visit https://www.ledc.com.
The successful candidate will have or be near completion of a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Data Science, or related field. A commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching is required, and the ideal candidate has a track-record of effective teaching at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will develop and teach several introductory mathematics courses, as well as sophomore-level and/or senior courses in Analytics and Decision Sciences (ADS). The applicant is expected to have an active research agenda in any of the mathematical sciences. Service work will include course coordination and assistance with creation of new courses. The ideal candidate will have expertise with the computational tools utilized in ADS courses, including Excel, Python, and/or R.
A commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching is expected. Demonstrated evidence of high-quality teaching at the university level in classroom, community and/or virtual environments, experiential learning, curating and/or producing digital learning resources and assessments using a range of tools and technologies from course design through to delivery will be an asset.
Salary shall be in accordance with the King’s University College Faculty Association (KUCFA) Collective Agreement.
Applications should include the following, packaged into a single PDF.
- Cover letter that explains how the candidate’s qualifications align with the job description and the department, as well as how they will contribute to equity, diversity, inclusion, and decolonization;
- curriculum vitae;
- short statements of research and teaching interests;
- evidence of effective and innovative teaching, including teaching evaluations;
- copies of a maximum of three publications or dissertation chapters; links to other papers
- the names and contact details of three academic referees (we will request letters for only those candidates who are considered for the interview stage)
Applicants must have fluent written and oral communication skills in English.
For any questions about the position or application please contact:
Dr. Jennifer Jeffrey
School of Management, Economics, and Mathematics
King’s University College
These materials should be submitted electronically no later than January 5, 2024. To apply, please click here.
We thank all applicants, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview.
Tags: analytics; applied mathematics; data science
The College is committed to advancing the Catholic intellectual tradition and welcomes faculty, staff and students from all faiths and backgrounds. King’s University College is committed to Employment Equity and welcomes applications from qualified individuals, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, and racialized people.
King’s University College is committed to recognizing the dignity and independence of all and seeks to ensure that persons with disabilities have genuine, open and unhindered access to the College’s employment opportunities. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at HR@kings.uwo.ca or 519-433-3491 for assistance.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.