Assistant Professor in Mathematics and Statistics
York University Science Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Canada

Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor

Discipline/Field: Mathematics and Statistics

Home Faculty: Science

Home Department/Area/Division: Mathematics and Statistics

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2021

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science, York University

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics of the Faculty of Science invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Mathematics and Statistics at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2021. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A PhD (by the start of the appointment) in statistics or data science or a closely related field is required, with promise of excellence in research and in teaching. Applicants should have a clearly articulated program of research and specialize in: Statistics or Data Science.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in outstanding, innovative, and externally funded research at the highest level. Candidates must show promise of research excellence of a recognized international calibre as demonstrated in: the research statement; a record of publications (or forthcoming publications) in top-ranked and field-relevant journals; presentations at significant conferences; awards and accolades; and strong recommendations from referees of high standing.

The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching and the successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Candidates must show evidence of potential for superior teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students.

Promise of excellence in teaching will be provided through: the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning; teaching evaluations; and strong letters of reference.

The Department views this position as a key step towards building York University into one of the top universities in Canada for data science in research reputation and in post-doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate training (including the proposed BSc/BA program in Data Science). Our vision is for data science to be a common thread for building and developing connections that bring together great researchers from across the university, top graduate and undergraduate students, and industrial partners, and for data science to be the focus of resulting excellence in interdisciplinary and applied research that will further raise the reputation and prestige of York University.

York University champions new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Through cross-disciplinary programming, innovative course design, diverse experiential learning and a supportive community environment, our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Located in Toronto, York is the third largest university in Canada, with a strong community of 53,000 students, 7,000 faculty and administrative staff, and more than 300,000 alumni.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact the Chair of the Search Committee at math_ds@yorku.ca.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York Universitys Affirmative Action program can do so as part of the application process at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/17009 . The form can also be found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/self-identification-form/.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/work-authorization-form.

All application materials, including a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and a teaching dossier should be submitted at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/17009 Furthermore, applicants should arrange at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/17009 for three or more signed letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf. Any queries about this position should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee at math_ds@yorku.ca .

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is January 15, 2021.

Posting End Date: January 15, 2021


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