Tenure-Track - Statistics

SCI Mathematical&StatisticalSc

Competition No.  -    A104848651
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

This position is a part of the Association of the Academic Staff of the University of Alberta (AASUA).

Location

Work primarily takes place at North Campus Edmonton. 

Working for the University of Alberta

The University of Alberta acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant community.

The University of Alberta is teeming with change makers, community builders, and world shapers who lead with purpose each and every day. We are home to more than 40,000 students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate programs, over 13,000 faculty and staff, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.

Your work will have a meaningful influence on a fascinating cross section of people—from our students and stakeholders, to our renowned researchers and innovators who are quite literally curing diseases, making discoveries and generating solutions that make the world healthier, safer, stronger, and more just.

Working for the Department/Faculty

The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Alberta invites applications for at least one tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of StatisticsApplications on the associate or full professor levels may also be considered. The start date of the position is July 1, 2023. We offer an excellent research environment with a normal teaching load of 2.5 courses per year. The successful candidate will establish their own research program, supervise graduate students, and teach Statistics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Faculty of Science, and University of Alberta are committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce, as documented in our Strategic Plan for EDI and our Indigenous Strategic Plan.

Position

We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage applications from women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; persons with non-traditional career paths; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University.

Applicants are expected to have a PhD degree in Statistics (or equivalent), demonstrated accomplishments and outstanding promise in research in any area of Statistical Sciences, as well as a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching. Candidates with focus on methodology, from theoretical underpinnings through computational challenges to innovative applications, are particularly encouraged to apply. All applications should be submitted through MathJobs (https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/20768) and they should include (i) the candidate’s curriculum vitae, (ii) a research statement, (iii) a teaching profile outlining the candidate’s experience and interests, (iv) a statement on EDI (equity, diversity, and inclusion), and (v) at least three confidential letters of reference. The statement on EDI should describe the candidate’s contributions and plans to advance EDI in their teaching, research, mentoring, and service.

The University of Alberta has one of the leading joint Mathematics/Statistics departments in Canada and has strong connections with other scientific institutes, such as the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI), and the Banff International Research Station (BIRS). For more information about the Department, see www.mathstats.ualberta.ca and www.stat.ualberta.ca. Any questions regarding the position should be sent to mathstat@ualberta.ca.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203 (3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application. Although the search will continue until the position is filled, applications received on or before November 7, 2022 will be guaranteed full consideration, with a targeted start date of July 1, 2023.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.