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    Tenure-Track Position in Applied Mathematics

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
College of Science and Management

Assistant Professor - Mathematics
Tenure-Track Position

The University of Northern British Columbia, in conjunction with the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Applied Mathematics. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2018. The position requires a PhD in Applied Mathematics or a closely related field.

The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) is one of Canada's premier small, research intensive universities, with internationally recognized academic and research programs that prepare graduates in select areas of relevance to the region, province, and beyond. Ranked among the top small universities in Canada, UNBC is highly regarded for research, teaching and academic quality.

The successful candidate will teach a breadth of undergraduate and graduate level Mathematics courses. Candidates will present a record of teaching excellence at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates will also hold a record of evidence indicating a strong and promising research program. This will include a comprehensive research plan, research grants and scholarships received, articles published in highly rated journals, books published by respected presses, talks given at prominent academic conferences, research-related nominations and awards appropriate to stage of career. Additionally the successful candidate will also be expected to effectively undertake service activities.

The UNBC Department of Mathematics and Statistics delivers courses to support a Major in Mathematics, Joint-Major in Mathematics with other Sciences, a Minor in Mathematics, and a Minor in Statistics as well as service teaching for other disciplines. An important feature of the Mathematics degree program is the early emphasis on the development of abstract reasoning and the relation of the abstract to the concrete. The degree requirements have been chosen so as to provide students with a broad background in mathematics while still leaving them room to pursue their individual interests. The Department works closely with the Academic Success Centre and students have the opportunity to lead tutorials, to tutor, and to develop teaching skills. For more information on the UNBC Department of Mathematics and Statistics please visit For information about living in Prince George please visit and Information for new Faculty can be found at

Applicants should forward their application package, including their cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, statement of research interests, and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FAMA16-17 CMS to: The Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9. Electronic submissions of application packages can be forwarded to: Please direct inquiries to: Dr. Samuel Walters, Acting Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Email:, at (250) 960-6627. This position is being advertised subject to budgetary approval.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

Applications received on or before January 15, 2018 will receive full consideration.
However, applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Submitted on Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:02:57 +0000

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