Ten (10) Month Term Position in Mathematics / Statistics

University of Prince Edward Island

Ten (10) Month Term Position (Assistant Professor) –
Mathematics / Statistics – School of Mathematical and
Computational Sciences – Faculty of Science

Competition Number: 10A21
Position Type: Academic Opening
Closing Date: May 14, 2021
Date of Posting: Mar 12, 2021
Department: School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences – Faculty of Science
Position: Ten (10) Month Term Position – Assistant Professor

The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for 10-month contract position (July 1, 2021 to April 30, 2022) at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful applicant will be expected to teach broadly across the Mathematics or Statistics curriculum. Applicants from all areas of Mathematics and Statistics are encouraged to apply.


  • A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics or a closely related field, or an MSc equivalent experience;
  • Demonstrated teaching ability, and a commitment to providing high-quality undergraduate teaching;
  • A record of innovative research is also an asset

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

About UPEI:

The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at UPEI consists of eighteen professors and two instructors, and offers programs in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Actuarial Science, Financial Mathematics, Data Analytics, Business Analytics, and Video Game Programming. The School is currently in a period of growth, with the addition of new faculty, the development of graduate programs, and increased collaboration with local industry.

The University of Prince Edward Island is located in the provincial capital of Charlottetown, a bustling tourist destination that boasts the amenities of a much larger city, including excellent theatre, galleries, music, and dining possibilities. A province-wide hiking and biking trail runs right along the UPEI campus, and the National Park beaches and world-famous golf courses are a short drive away. Charlottetown and its surrounding communities offer charming and affordable housing options, a low crime rate, and a semi-rural lifestyle that is second-to-none.

Application Procedures:

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and experience, and a teaching dossier. Please reference the competition number in your application. Electronic submissions should be in the form of a single pdf file. In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to the address below.

Applications should be submitted to:

Dr. Shannon Fitzpatrick, Interim Associate Dean
School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown PE
Canada C1A 4P3
Email: smcs@upei.ca

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Review of applications will begin May 14, 2021 and continue until a suitable applicant is identified.