Assistant Professor in Pure Mathematics

University of Waterloo

Department of Pure Mathematics
University of Waterloo
Assistant Professor in Pure Mathematics

The Department of Pure Mathematics in the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo is seeking an exceptional scholar and researcher for one tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, or as circumstances warrant, Associate or Full Professor may be considered. A PhD degree and evidence of excellence in research and teaching in pure mathematics are required. A successful applicant will be expected to have an outstanding research program or outstanding potential for research, attract and supervise graduate students, and participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching.

The appointment is expected to commence on July 1, 2021. The salary range for this position is $100,000 – $160,000. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.

Applications must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, and at least four letters of reference, one of which should specifically address teaching. It should also include a brief statement of about half a page, identifying the applicant’s one or two most significant research contributions, and how they fit into a larger mathematical context. Applicants and referees may submit their applications and reference letters (respectively) online at Applications received by November 15, 2020, will be assured full consideration.

If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, eligibility, or a request for accommodation during the hiring process, please contact:

Dr. David McKinnon, Chair
Dept. of Pure Mathematics
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1, Canada

The University of Waterloo regards diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to employment equity and accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage applications from women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation.” All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will receive priority in the recruitment process.Three reasons to apply:

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