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    Tenure-Track Position in Applied Mathematics

Posting #FAMA16-2018 CMS

Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
College of Science and Management
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, 2019. The position requires a PhD in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or a closely related field.

The successful candidate will teach a breadth of undergraduate and graduate level Mathematics courses with emphasis on courses required by the Civil and Environmental Engineering degrees. Candidates will present a record of teaching excellence at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates will also present evidence of a strong and promising research program. This can 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, including Civil and Environmental Engineering. 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 and statistics 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

Since its founding in 1990, the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) has emerged as one of Canada's best small research-intensive universities, with a passion for teaching, discovery, people, and the North. Located in the spectacular landscape near the geographic centre of beautiful British Columbia, UNBC's excellence is derived from community-inspired research, hands-on learning, and alumni who are leading change around the world.

For the past 10 years, UNBC has placed in the top three in its category in the annual Maclean's university rankings, the only University of its size to achieve that feat. UNBC also recently placed among the top four per cent of higher education institutions worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

With a diverse student population, the University is friendly, inclusive, and supportive. Prince George is a city of ~74,000 people with impressive cultural, educational, and recreational amenities. For more information about living and working in Prince George, please refer to and Make your mark with this leading post-secondary institution.

To Apply

Applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FAMA 16-18 CMS: The Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9. Fax: (250) 960-5791. Please direct inquiries to: Dr. Samuel Walters, Acting Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, at Telephone (250) 960-6627, Email This position is being advertised subject to budgetary approval. Electronic submissions of CVs can be forwarded to:

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.

We thank all applicants for their interest in UNBC however, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Applications received on or before March 15, 2019 will receive full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Submitted on Mon, 28 Jan 2019 18:07:08 +0000

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