Associate Professor - Statistics

Location
Toronto,
Posted
Oct 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Associate Professor - Statistics - 1701666


The Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) and the tri-campus Graduate Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto, invite applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Statistics at the rank of Associate Professor. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2018.

The University of Toronto is an international leader in statistics research and education. We seek exceptional candidates to complement and broaden our existing strengths. We will consider candidates in all areas of Statistics, but we are especially interested in candidates with expertise in Mathematical Finance.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field by the date of appointment, and must demonstrate excellence in research and teaching. They must have established and sustained over several years a record of research excellence at the highest level internationally, and will be expected to maintain an innovative externally funded research program at that level.

Excellence in research will be demonstrated by a record of sustained high-impact contributions and publications in top ranked internationally recognized statistics journals, presentations at important conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of top international stature. Evidence for excellence in teaching must be provided through teaching accomplishments, a record of innovative curriculum development, a sustained record of graduate supervision, strong letters of reference and teaching evaluations, and the teaching statement submitted as part of the application.

The successful candidate will be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Statistical Sciences. He or she will be expected to have a strong commitment to undergraduate & graduate teaching and supervision, and to participate actively in the Graduate Department of Statistical Sciences.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application material for the position should be submitted online through AcadmicJobsOnline, https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9894 . It should include the candidate's cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research statement, a teaching statement, the AMS Standard Cover Sheet, and at least four letters of reference sent directly by the writers (on letterhead, signed and scanned), including at least one primarily addressing the candidate's teaching. To receive full consideration, application material should be received by December 15, 2017.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact Katheleene Smith at ka.smith@utoronto.ca.

For more information, please see our websites http://www.utstat.toronto.edu/wordpress and http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/cms/.

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


Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: University of Toronto Scarborough
Department: UTSC: Computer & Mathematical Sciences
Campus: Scarborough
Job Posting: Oct 5, 2017
Job Closing: Dec 15, 2017, 11:59pm EST

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