Tenure-Track Position, E. D. Tymchatyn Chair in Topology

University of Saskatchewan, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Tenure-Track Position, E. D. Tymchatyn Chair in Topology

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Arts and Science at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a tenure-track position, E.D. Tymchatyn Chair in Topology. The initial hire is expected to be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level effective January 1, 2023. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Mathematics and experience commensurate with the Associate Professor level. The incumbent will hold the E.D. Tymchatyn Chair title for the duration of five years and will continue as a regular faculty member afterward.  

The Department is seeking candidates with a strong record of academic accomplishments in Topology and the promise of further research productivity. Special attention will be given to candidates whose research is centered on continuum theory and the application of continuum theoretic methods to other areas of research.  The purpose of the E.D. Tymchatyn Chair in Topology is to expand the topology research capacity at the University of Saskatchewan. The chair will be positioned to develop a network of expertise that will enrich opportunities for collaboration within the discipline as well as with interdisciplinary groups of scientists. The successful candidate should also have a record of effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and demonstrate promise for effective graduate supervision. For more information on the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and its research and training activities, see

The College of Arts and Science offers a dynamic combination of programs in the fine arts, humanities, the social sciences, and the sciences. There are over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the College and 296 faculty, including 10 Canada Research Chairs. The College emphasizes student and faculty research, scholarly and artistic work, interdisciplinary programs, community outreach and international opportunities.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 25,000.

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A doctoral degree in Mathematics and professional experience commensurate with the Associate Professor level. 

Salary Bands (July 1, 2022 – July 30, 2023):

Associate Professor $120,099 (floor) to $140,253 (CDI ceiling)


This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program, and flexible health and wellness spending program.

Application Procedure:

Application material for the position must be submitted online through MathJobs It should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching dossier, the AMS Standard Cover Sheet, and at least three letters of reference submitted directly by the writers, one of which should include detailed comments on the teaching abilities of the applicant. 

Review of applications will begin immediately as applications are submitted; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.  The anticipated start date is January 1st, 2023.  


Additional inquiries may be sent by email to:

Dr. Artur Sowa, Department Head

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

College of Arts and Science

University of Saskatchewan

Due to federal immigration requirements, we also ask candidates to indicate whether they are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or are otherwise already authorized to work at this position for the duration of the appointment, with an explanation if this last category is indicated.

The University believes equity, diversity, and inclusion strengthen the community and enhance excellence, innovation and creativity. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request.