Faculty Lecturer Position in Statistics

McGill University

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty Lecturer Position

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at McGill University invites applications for a Faculty Lecturer position: the anticipated start date is August 1, 2021, with the initial appointment being for three years, and the possibility for re‐appointment. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Candidates must have a Doctoral degree in Statistics or a related field at the date of appointment, and must have demonstrated excellence in teaching Statistics at the university level or equivalent. They must also have the potential and desire to contribute to the development of the Department’s educational programs, particularly at the undergraduate level. The appointed candidate will have general teaching responsibilities within the Department, but experience in teaching in the following areas would be especially useful: introductory non‐calculus probability and statistics, calculus‐based probability and statistics, analysis of variance and regression. Excellent communication and inter‐personal skills are a requirement.

Applications should be made through (Position ID: McGill‐FL‐STATS‐2021) and must include a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement which includes a record and account of teaching experience, and at least three references, with two addressing the teaching record.

Candidates must ensure that letters of reference are submitted, preferably through MathJobs.Org, although in exceptional circumstances they may be mailed to:

Chair Search Committee
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
McGill University
805, rue Sherbrooke ouest
Montréal (Québec)
Canada  H3A 0B9

For further details or clarifications, please email For details of the Faculty Lecturer classification, please see:  To ensure full consideration, complete applications including letters of reference should be received by June 7, 2021, but applications will be considered until the position is filled. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Commitment to Equity and Diversity: McGill University, is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health‐related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self‐identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, this email or phone at 514‐398‐2477.