School of Mathematical & Computational Sciences, University of Prince Edward Island

Position ID: SMCSUPEI-STATISTICS [#11808, 01A18]
Position Title: Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4P3, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics and Statistics
Application Deadline: 2018/04/01 (posted 2018/03/13)
Position Description:    

The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Statistics.  Applicants from all areas of statistical science are encouraged to apply. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

We are looking for someone to contribute to the School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences by teaching broadly across all years in the Statistics program, conducting research in Statistics and providing leadership in developing/promoting the Statistics program and Statistics as an area of study.

Applicants should have:

• Ph.D. in Statistics or a closely related field,
• Demonstrated teaching ability, and a commitment to providing quality undergraduate teaching,
• A record of excellence, or demonstration of clear promise in research,
• An ability and willingness to provide leadership in developing and shaping programs in Statistics and related areas.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Full-time, permanent faculty receive a comprehensive fringe benefits package including group life, accidental death and dismemberment, supplemental health, travel insurance, pension, and long-term disability insurance. 

Start date: July 1, 2018

About UPEI:

The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at UPEI consists of seventeen professors and two instructors, and offers programs in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Actuarial Science, Financial Mathematics, Data Analytics, Business Analytics, Video Game Programming and Mathematics with Engineering. The School is currently in a period of growth, with new programs and new faculty and students.

The University of Prince Edward Island is located in the provincial capital of Charlottetown, a bustling tourist destination that boasts the amenities of a much larger city, including excellent theatre, galleries, music, and dining possibilities. A province-wide hiking and biking trail runs right along the UPEI campus, and the National Park beaches and world-famous golf courses are a short drive away. Charlottetown and its surrounding communities offer charming and affordable housing options, a low crime rate, and a semi-rural lifestyle that is second-to-none.

Application Procedures:

Candidates should send their application, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and experience, a statement of teaching philosophy and the names of three references to:

Dr. Gordon MacDonald, Associate Dean
School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown PE
Canada C1A 4P3


In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

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Contact: Gordon MacDonald, 902-628-4349
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550 University Avenue
Charlottetown PE C1A 4P3
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