Assistant Professor – Applied Mathematics

University of Toronto

The Department of Mathematics in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for up to three full-time tenure stream positions in the area of Applied Mathematics. The appointments will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024 or shortly thereafter.

Candidates must have earned a PhD degree in Mathematics or a related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. The University of Toronto is an international leader in Mathematics research and education and we seek exceptional candidates who would complement and broaden our existing departmental strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research, and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.

Candidates must provide evidence of excellent research which can be demonstrated by a record of impactful contributions; publications in top ranked mathematics journals or forthcoming publications meeting the highest international standards; presentations at significant conferences; the submitted research statement, awards, and accolades; and exceptionally strong endorsements by referees of top international stature.

Evidence of excellence in teaching must be provided through teaching accomplishments; strong letters of reference; and the teaching dossier, including a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations or other evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities submitted as part of the application. Other teaching-related activities can include performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, or excellent conference presentations or posters. Candidates are also expected to show evidence of commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and to the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment demonstrated through application materials.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application material for the position must be submitted online through Mathjobs It must include the candidate’s cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a list of publications; a research statement; a teaching dossier to include a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations or evidence of superior performance in other teaching-related activities as listed above; a statement of contributions to equity and diversity (as outlined below); the AMS Standard Cover Sheet; and at least four letters of reference (on letterhead, dated, and signed) uploaded to MathJobs directly by the writers, including at least one primarily addressing the candidate’s teaching.

We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching, and service bear out of our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1- to 2-page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by the closing date November 6, 2023.

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Caution: This ad is “posted only” to the U of T faculty job board. Please see the information above for the application instructions. Applications submitted via the U of T platform will NOT be considered for this position.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, people with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission. 

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

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