Assistant Professor - Statistics

Dec 04, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - Statistics - 1701665

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 two tenure-stream appointments in Statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointments 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. One position is specifically targeted for Statistics and Mathematical Finance; the other position is open to candidates in all areas of Statistics. The successful candidates will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level and establish an outstanding, externally funded research program.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter, and must provide evidence of excellence in research as demonstrated by a record of sustained contributions and publications in top ranked internationally recognized statistics journals, or a research pipeline that is at high international levels, presentations at important conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of top international stature. Candidates must also provide evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching, which can be demonstrated by strong endorsements from referees, teaching accomplishments highlighted as part of the application, teaching evaluations, and the teaching statement submitted as part of the application.

The successful candidates will be members of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Statistical Sciences. They will be expected to have a strong commitment to undergraduate & graduate teaching 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, It must 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

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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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