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Assistant Professor - Contractually Limited Term Appointment - Mathematics

University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

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Assistant Professor - Contractually Limited Term Appointment - Mathematics

Date Posted: 01/02/2023
Closing Date: 02/14/2023, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 28644
Job Category: Faculty - Contractually Limited Term Appointment
Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Scarborough
Department: UTSC: Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Campus: University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)


The Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a three-year Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) in Mathematics as the Mendelzon Visiting Assistant Professor. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and is expected to begin on July 1, 2023, and end on June 30, 2026.

The Mendelzon Visiting Assistant Professorship is a position created in memory of Alberto Mendelzon, FRSC, distinguished computer scientist, and former chair of the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough.

Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Mathematics or a related field by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue high-level innovative and independent research and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.

Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in research which can be demonstrated by a record of publications in top-ranked mathematics journals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, a strong research statement submitted as part of the application, presentations at significant mathematics conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of top international stature.

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier (with required materials outlined below), as well as strong letters of reference.

Candidates must also show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and to the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment, as demonstrated through the application materials.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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 an international leader in Mathematics research and education. The successful candidate for this position will be expected to contribute to the enrichment of academic programs at the University’s Scarborough campus. More information about the Department of Computer & Mathematical Sciences can be found at The successful candidate will also be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Mathematics at the University of Toronto. They will be expected to participate actively in the Graduate Department of Mathematics.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online through MathJobs at Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a research statement outlining current and future research interests; a teaching dossier to include a strong teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations; and at least three letters of reference uploaded to MathJobs directly by the writers (on letterhead, signed and scanned). If you have questions about this position, please contact Jolyn Duan, [email protected] in the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences.

Review of applications will begin after February 7, 2023, however applications will be accepted until February 14, 2023. All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by February 14, 2023.

Caution: This ad is “posted only” to the University of Toronto faculty job board. Please see the information above for the application instructions. Applications submitted via the University of Toronto platform will NOT be considered for this position.

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.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

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 [email protected].

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