Pure Mathematics, Department of Mathematics and Statistics - Assistant Professor
Pure Mathematics, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science, York University
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics of the Faculty of Science, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in the area of Pure Mathematics at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2022. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.
This opportunity is open to qualified individuals who self-identify as Black peoples of African Descent (for example Africans and African heritage people from the Caribbean, Americas, Europe). Recognizing the underrepresentation of Black faculty, this opportunity is to support the University’s Affirmative Action program and has been developed based on the special program provisions of the Ontario Human Rights Code. The successful candidate will be joining a vibrant scholarly community at York, where we aspire to achieve equity and diversity in all areas, including race equity.
A PhD (by the start of the appointment) in pure mathematics or a closely related field is required, with promise of excellence in research and in teaching. Applicants should have a clearly articulated program of research and specialize in any field of pure mathematics.
The successful candidate will be expected to engage in outstanding, innovative, and externally funded research at the highest level.
Candidates must show promise of research excellence of a recognized international calibre as demonstrated in: the research statement; a record of publications (or forthcoming publications) in top-ranked and field-relevant journals; presentations at significant conferences; awards and accolades; and strong recommendations from referees of high standing.
The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching and the successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Candidates must show evidence of potential for superior teaching and
mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students.
Promise of excellence in teaching will be provided through: the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning; teaching evaluations; and strong letters of reference.
The Department views this position as a key step towards building York University into one of the top universities in Canada for pure mathematics in research reputation and in post-doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate training. Our vision is for pure mathematics to create a vibrant atmosphere among the students and the faculty while maintaining the highest standard in research productivity that will further raise the reputation and prestige of York University.
York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet, and our future.
York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact the Chair of the Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This selection will be limited to individuals who self-identify as Black. York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. York University encourages Black peoples to self-identify as a member of one or more of the four designated groups: women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities. The AA Program can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so as part of the application process. The form can also be found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/self-identification-form.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/work-authorization-form.
All application materials, including a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and a teaching dossier should be submitted at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/18048. Furthermore, applicants should arrange at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/18048 for three or more signed letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf. Any queries about this position should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee at email@example.com.
The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 15, 2021.