Nine-Month Limited Term Position

St. Francis Xavier University

Nine-Month Limited Term Position

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at StFX invites applications for a nine-month Limited Term Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 9, 2021.

The successful candidate will have or be nearing completion of a PhD in Mathematics, Statistics or a related field. The preferred candidate will be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and provide evidence of high-quality research. The Department is seeking candidates who are committed to contributing to StFX’s priorities of equity, diversity, and inclusion. Demonstrated ability in attracting underrepresented groups of students and fostering a climate of inclusion in the classroom is an asset.

St. Francis Xavier University is a top-ranked Canadian undergraduate institution located in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. StFX offers a wide range of undergraduate degrees through more than twenty-five academic departments and interdisciplinary programs. The university has a long and distinguished history of educating high quality undergraduate students.

Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements on teaching interests and philosophy, a research statement, and the names, addresses (including email), and telephone numbers of three references. Applications should be sent via email to:

Dr. Stephen Finbow, Chair
Mathematics & Statistics
St. Francis Xavier University
2323 Notre Dame Ave
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, B2G 2W5 Canada

To learn more about the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, St. Francis Xavier University, please visit our website at

The review of applications will begin March 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. StFX
respects diversity and welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, members of
sexual minority groups