Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream – Mathematics

University of Toronto

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream – Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time teaching stream position in the area of mathematics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream with an expected start date of July 1, 2022

Applicants 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 teaching. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths. Candidates must have teaching experience in a degree granting program at the undergraduate level, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical inquiry and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities.

Evidence of excellence in teaching and a commitment to excellent pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teaching dossier including a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations submitted as part of the application, and at least 3 strong letters of reference from referees of high standing. Candidates are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment demonstrated through the application materials.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Application material for the position must be submitted online through MathJobs, https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/18658. It must include a cover letter summarizing the important aspects of your application, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier which includes a teaching statement, sample syllabi and course materials, and teaching evaluations, the AMS Standard Cover Sheet, and at least 3 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 teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1-2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): 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, December 2, 2021

For questions about this position, please contact: mathjobs@math.utoronto.ca.

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

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.