The Mathematics Department at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) seeks outstanding candidates for one position, subject to funding, at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level, with a starting date of July 1, 2018. A PhD or equivalent in mathematics or a related discipline is required; postdoctoral experience is normally expected.
The successful applicant will have outstanding mathematical talent, evidenced by a superior research record. Demonstrated success and high potential are required in both research and teaching.
The priority research area is Applied Stochastics, Mathematical Biology, or the Mathematics of Information. Exceptional candidates from existing or emerging areas of research excellence in the department may also be considered. Joint appointments with other UBC departments may be possible.
The successful applicant is expected to do research in an area of interest to current faculty, to interact with related groups in the Department, to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to supervise graduate students. The salary will be commensurate with experience and research record.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply on-line as described at
Chair, Departmental Committee on Appointments Department of
University of British Columbia
Canada, V6T 1Z2
Applicants choosing this approach should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the same address.
In order to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2017.
The Department is an international leader, with over 60 faculty members in a wide variety of fields. It has strong connections with the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), the Banff International Research Station (BIRS), and the UBC Institute of Applied Mathematics (IAM). For more information see http://www.math.ubc.ca.
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Appointment may be considered at a higher rank for a member of a designated equity group with exceptional qualifications.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Submitted on Fri, 6 Oct 2017 11:30:20 -0700