Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor in Pure Mathematics
York University, Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor

Discipline/Field: Pure Mathematics

Home Faculty: Science

Home Department/Area/Division: Mathematics and Statistics

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2020

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Faculty of Science at York University invites applications for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in any field of Pure Mathematics at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.


The successful candidate will have a PhD in Mathematics or a related discipline, postdoctoral experience in relevant areas, an outstanding research record (appropriate to their career stage) including sustained and recent publications in high quality peer reviewed journals. Applicants with an excellent program of research specializing in any area of pure mathematics will be considered. Candidates must have a proven record of independent research excellence, be expected to develop an excellent and innovative research program, secure and maintain external peer-reviewed research funding and show evidence of potential for superior teaching and mentoring of students and postdoctoral fellows. All candidates are encouraged to apply including those who reinforce existing strengths and those who fill gaps in important areas of pure mathematics that are currently underrepresented in the department.


The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching. A record of teaching excellence and pedagogical innovation in areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred.


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 Paul Szeptycki, Chair of the Department, at szeptyck@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 University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form 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 .


Applications must be received by November 1, 2019. Only applications received through the AMS MathJobs website, www.mathjobs.org , will be considered. Applicants are required to provide three signed letters of reference, a statement on teaching, a statement on research, the Work Status Declaration (Citizenship) form, and a covering letter. Applicants wishing to self-identify may include the self-identification form which can be found at above mentioned link. Once this form has been signed it can be uploaded to MathJobs.

Posting End Date: November 1, 2019

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