The Mathematics Department at the University of British Columbia is seeking candidates for a Tier II Canada Research Chair, with a starting date of July 1, 2013. The successful candidate will have a PhD, normally obtained in the last ten years, and a record of world-class research accomplishments in mathematics, and will be expected to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to supervise graduate students. Priority research areas are algebraic geometry and probability. Exceptional candidates may be considered from existing or emerging areas of research excellence in the department. The CRC Tier II is at the level of a tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor. Salary will be commensurate with experience and research record. Details about the federal government's CRC programme can be found at: http://www.chairs.gc.ca.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply on-line as described at:
Chair, Departmental Committee on Appointments
Department of Mathematics, #121-1984 Mathematics Road
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6T 1Z2
Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2012.
All positions are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat. Canada Research Chairs are open to individuals of any nationality; offers will be made in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements associated with the Canada Research Chairs program. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.
The Department has strong connections with other mathematical institutes, such as the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), MPrime (Network of Centres of Excellence in the mathematical sciences), Banff International Research Station (BIRS), and the UBC Institute of Applied Mathematics (IAM). For more information see http://www.math.ubc.ca.
Submitted on Thu, 20 Sep 2012 16:00:54 -0700