The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen's University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position in Statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor with a starting date of July 1, 2019.
Accomplished researchers in all areas of Statistics are invited to apply. The main criteria for selection are research and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will be expected to work in an area of study that complements areas already represented within the department, and to work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment.
Research in Statistics currently includes Bayesian statistics, Biostatistics, Design of experiments, Non-parametric statistics, Statistical learning, Time series, and Uncertainty quantification. For more information about the Statistics program, please see https://www.queensu.ca/mathstat/research/probability-statistics. The successful candidate who joins this group will be expected to work in any of these or complementary areas of research, and to contribute to both the graduate and undergraduate programs.
Candidates must have a PhD (or an equivalent degree) in Statistics or in a related area, completed by the start date of the appointment. The successful candidates will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to research leadership and academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the Department's programs. The successful candidates will also be expected to make substantive contributions through service to the Department, the Faculty of Arts & Science, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: "I am a Canadian citizen/permanent resident of Canada"; OR, "I am not a Canadian citizen/permanent resident of Canada". Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.
A complete application consists of:
Application materials, with the exception of recommendation letters, should be submitted through http://www.mathjobs.org. Recommendation letters may be uploaded directly on http://www.mathjobs.org/ or sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mailed to: the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Jeffery Hall, 48 University Ave., Kingston, ON Canada, K7L 3N6. In order to ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by December 1, 2018.
The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact email@example.com.
Academic staff at Queen's University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement and at http://www.qufa.ca/collective-agreement.
Submitted on Mon, 1 Oct 2018 16:21:33 +0000