Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in Mathematics
University of Toronto Mississauga, Mathematical and Computational Sciences

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Mathematics

Job Field: Teaching Stream

Faculty / Division: University of Toronto Mississauga

Department: UTM: Mathematical and Computational Sciences

Campus: Mississauga

Job Posting: Aug 13, 2019

Job Closing: Oct 15, 2019, 11:59 EST


The Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) seeks up to three (3) enthusiastic and innovative faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, in the field of Mathematics beginning July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.


Candidates must have a PhD in mathematics by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter.


We seek candidates who have a strong record of excellent teaching, who exhibit the intellectual curiosity to pursue novel and innovative methods of thinking and teaching, and who are interested in establishing a long-term teaching career in the Department. Candidates’ teaching interests should complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths ( Candidates must have teaching expertise in a degree-granting program at the undergraduate program level, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development and development of online material/lectures. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities.


Successful candidates must have strong endorsements from referees of high standing, demonstrating both excellent teaching and evidence of commitment to pedagogical enquiry and teaching innovation. Evidence of excellence in teaching will also be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, and the teaching dossier, including a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations, submitted as part of the application.


Teaching duties in the undergraduate program may include core courses at the first and/or second year level, as well as upper-level courses, in one of the candidate's fields of expertise. Responsibilities may include undergraduate teaching, managing teaching assistants, developing course materials, and curriculum development. In addition, each faculty member may have some responsibility for student recruitment and departmental administration.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


All qualified candidates are invited to apply through MathJobs at Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of career goals and teaching philosophy, and a teaching dossier (to include sample syllabi and teaching evaluations). Applicants must also arrange to have three to five letters of recommendation (on letterhead, dated and signed) addressing teaching, uploaded through MathJobs directly by the writers.


All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by October 15, 2019. For additional enquiries, please contact Julia Martyn, Chair’s Assistant, at


For more information about the Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences please visit our home page:


The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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