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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Mathematics

University of Winnipeg

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at The University of Winnipeg invites applications for two tenure-track positions in Mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor. Subject to budgetary approval, the positions will commence July 1, 2022. Salary levels will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will be welcomed into a supportive and collegial department with a record of teaching and research excellence. The University of Winnipeg ranks highly among primarily undergraduate universities for external science grant funding, and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics has a strong record of success in obtaining research funding. The department has seventeen regular faculty members. Further information about the department, including descriptions of courses offered and faculty research interests is available at https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/mathstats/.

Qualifications

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in mathematics. The successful candidate will have a record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, provide evidence of high-quality research, and have a strong potential for securing external research funding. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work well with colleagues and students.

Individuals with an active research program in any area of pure mathematics are invited to apply. The main selection criteria will be teaching excellence and research excellence.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to: teach a wide range of courses in mathematics at the undergraduate level; supervise student research projects; establish and maintain an active research program; and apply for external research funding. As well, the successful candidate will be expected to work collegially with department members to contribute to the success of the department and to participate in Departmental and University service. Faculty members who are in the first year of a tenure-track appointment, as well as faculty members who are principal investigators on an NSERC research grant, normally teach three one-semester courses per academic year.

Applications

Applicants are requested to submit a complete application that will include (all documents in PDF):
• a cover letter
• a current curriculum vitae
• a research statement describing current projects and future plans
• a teaching statement and evidence of teaching effectiveness, including teaching evaluations, if available

Applicants must submit all of the above materials through The University of Winnipeg’s online recruitment system (https://www.northstarats.com/University-of-Winnipeg).

Candidates should arrange for three letters of reference. In addition to addressing research and teaching, referees are requested to comment on the applicant’s reliability and ability to work well with others. Letters of reference are to be e-mailed directly to:

Dr. Anna Stokke, Chair
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
mathstats@uwinnipeg.ca

The selection committee will begin reviewing applications on January 31, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled; full consideration is assured for applications received by January 28, 2022.

Enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Anna Stokke, Chair, mathstats@uwinnipeg.ca

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff and faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons to confidentially self-identify at time of application.

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