Assistant Professor - Spatial Temporal Modelling

Location
Toronto,
Posted
Apr 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - Spatial Temporal Modelling - 1601500


The Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto, invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Statistical Science. The appointment is at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2017.

We are interested in candidates from all areas of the statistical sciences that touch upon spatial-temporal modeling. We are particularly interested in exceptional candidates who transcend traditional statistical research topics, who complement our existing strengths, and who are working on non-traditional areas at the cutting edge of the statistical sciences.

Applicants must have a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics or a closely related field by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, and must demonstrate excellence in teaching and research. Evidence in research excellence will be demonstrated by publications in top ranked and field-relevant academic journals, presentations at top conferences, research awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of top international stature. A dossier containing a strong statement of teaching philosophy, teaching accomplishments and evaluations will demonstrate teaching excellence, as well as strong letters of reference..

The University of Toronto is an international leader in statistical science research and education. Successful candidates are expected to pursue independent, innovative research at the highest international level; to establish a strong externally funded independent research program; to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and to contribute to the enrichment of all aspects of the Department.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should apply online at AcademicJobsOnline, https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8319, and include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, research and teaching statements, as well as a teaching dossier. Applicants should also arrange to have at least three letters of reference (on letterhead and signed) uploaded through AcademicJobsOnline directly by the writers. Questions about this position may be addressed to christine@utstat.utoronto.ca.

To receive full consideration, application material should be received by the closing date of December 15, 2016.

For more information about the Department of Statistical Sciences, please see http://www.utstat.toronto.edu/.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse metropolitan areas in the world.

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, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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 visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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

Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science
Department: Statistical Sciences
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Dec 15, 2016
Job Closing: DEC 15, 2016 Open Until Filled

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