Mathematics, Wilfrid Laurier University

Position ID: 1279-APMATH [#11778]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3C5, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics and/or Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2018/04/30 finished (2018/03/06, finished 2018/08/24)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Mathematics, Wilfrid Laurier University has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***






The Department of Mathematics at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Mathematics or Statistics beginning July 1, 2018, subject to budgetary approval.


To be considered, an applicant must possess a PhD in an area of the statistical or mathematical sciences, must have an active research program with strong potential for external funding, and must demonstrate superior ability and commitment to teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants whose research deals with Statistics and/or Probability and their applications in Data Analysis or Mathematical Modelling will be given priority, but applicants whose research is related to these areas in combination with another of the Department’s areas of focus will also be considered.


A complete application package consists of a curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications, a statement of current and prospective research interests, a cover letter that includes a statement addressing teaching experience in statistics, and at least three letters of reference, one of which significantly addresses the teaching ability of the applicant. To receive full consideration, applications should be received by April 30, 2018.


Applications are to be addressed to Dr. Roman Makarov (Chair of the Department Appointment and Promotion Committee). All qualified candidates are invited to apply through by following the link


The Mathematics Department is a dynamic part of the Faculty of Science, with leading researchers in many fields, including interdisciplinary areas. The Department offers undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Financial Mathematics, an MSc in Mathematics, as well as new interdisciplinary programs in Data Science (BSc) and in Mathematical and Statistical Modelling (PhD). Applicants can learn more about the Department and current faculty research interests at


Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. Laurier welcomes applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized, having disabilities, and a person of any sexual identities and gender identities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, as per Canadian immigration laws, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obligated to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenships; however, all applicants must include one of the following statements in their cover letter:

Yes, I am a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada;

No, I am not a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada


Members of designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to: The Acting Dean of the Faculty of Science, Dr. Pam Bryden ( Further information on the equity policy can be found at


Applicants are encouraged to address any career interruptions or special circumstances that may have affected their record of research and teaching, in accordance with SSHRC and NSERC definitions and guidelines. To obtain a copy of this job description in an accessible format, please contact the Dean of Science office at


The Faculty of Science wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. All nominations and applications shall be reviewed and considered under a set of criteria established by the Search Committee, and a short list of candidates shall be interviewed. Only those applicants selected for the short list will be contacted.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
75 University Ave West
Waterloo, ON
N2L 3C5

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