Three-Year Instructor Position

University of Lethbridge

Instructor – Dept of Mathematics and Computer Science


Posting Details

Position Information

Job TitleInstructor – Mathematics and Computer Science
Tenure InformationTerm
Position Details

The University of Lethbridge (uLethbridge) is a comprehensive and research-intensive university founded on the principles of liberal education where inspired scholars integrate research and creative activity with teaching. Our University’s Blackfoot name is Iniskim, meaning Sacred Buffalo Stone. Founded in 1967 on traditional Blackfoot land, it is a place where student engagement in learning, creative activities, and research takes place every day. With campuses in Lethbridge and Calgary, uLethbridge offers more than 150 undergraduate and 60 graduate programs in the faculties of Arts & Science, Education, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, the Schools of Liberal Education and Graduate Studies, and the Dhillon School of Business, to more than 8,900 students.

The University of Lethbridge recognizes that diversity enriches our campus and our community and is fundamental to excellence in teaching, learning, and research. The university as a whole embraces equity as a core value to be truly inclusive of the communities of which we are a part, and this requires ongoing intentional and systemic action. Through recruitment and support of individuals who further enhance our diversity, the University strives to create a diverse and inclusive community where students, faculty and staff feel welcome, are treated equitably, and can thrive.

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science invites applications for a three-year Instructor term position. The appointment will commence as early as July 01, 2021, subject to budgetary approval. We are looking for a candidate with a proven ability to teach lower-level courses in Statistics and Mathematics. The ability to teach Computer Science would be an asset. The successful candidate will have a M.Sc. in Mathematics or Statistics. Hiring salary will be in the range of $53,000-$63,000 per year. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science runs a well-equipped Unix network, including undergraduate Linux machine laboratories, and has access to PC and Mac labs. The Department and University are student-focused, comprehensive (research intensive, with undergraduate and graduate student programming), and grounded in liberal education.

Teaching duties will include teaching classes, tutorials, and labs.

All applications must be submitted online, and should include a letter of application, a curriculum-vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, outlines of courses previously taught, teaching evaluations, and contact information for three references who are academics in the field. References will be contacted directly, with information on how to submit their reference letters. The application submission triggers this request to your references, so please ensure that they are prepared to submit their letters no later than May 7, 2021.

For enquiries about the position, please contact Dr. Yllias Chali, Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, at

The deadline for applications will be May 6, 2021 or until a suitable applicant is found.

FacultyFaculty of Arts & Science

Posting Detail Information

Open Date04/01/2021
Close Date 
Open Until FilledYes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment Equity

The University acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of achievement. We encourage applicants to explain in their application the impact that career interruptions have had on their record.

The University of Lethbridge invites applications from all qualified candidates; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, including through all aspects of the hiring process. If you require support during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at so that accommodations can be put in place to support you. All private information received in relation to your request for support will be kept confidential, only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee.

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Outlines
  3. Letter of Application
  4. Evaluations
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Optional Documents


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. I authorize the University of Lethbridge to disclose the personal information submitted as my application package to the search committee and members of the department for the purpose of administering the selection process for this position. This consent is valid for the period of one year from the application date the information is submitted.
    • I agree
    • I don’t Agree
  2. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference. Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada?
    • yes
    • no