Department of Mathematics, Trent University

Position ID: 2129-AP [#12776]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Peterborough, Ontario K9L 0G2, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2018/10/15 finished (2018/10/09, finished 2019/03/13, listed until 2018/11/10)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

Trent University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor to start July 1, 2019, subject to budgetary approval.  

The successful candidate must possess a PhD in the mathematical sciences, have an active research program with potential for external funding, and demonstrate superior ability and commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level. Applicants whose research deals with aspects of discrete mathematics will be given some priority, but applicants from all areas of pure and applied mathematics will also be considered. 

A complete application package should include a cover letter, a statement of teaching experience, a curriculum vitae (including confirmation that you can legally work in Canada), a summary statement of current and prospective research interests (2 pages maximum), and copies of relevant recent publications considered. In addition, three letters of reference, one of which directly addresses the teaching ability of the application should be sent on your behalf. Applications and references are to be addressed to Dr. Wenying Feng (Chair of the Department) and submitted by email to Please note that applications will only be accepted in PDF format via email. 

The deadline for applications is October 15, 2018, but applications will remain open until the position is filled. 

Mathematics is a dynamic department in the Faculty of Arts & Science. It offers undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics (jointly with the Department of Physics & Astronomy), as well as specializations in Statistics and Financial Mathematics. In addition, members of the department supervise graduate students through the Applied Modeling and Quantitative Methods (AMOD) graduate program, which offers both MSc thesis programs and course-based programs in Big Data and Financial Analytics. Applicants can learn more about the Department and current faculty research interests at:

Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Trent University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of a document/publication, please contact  

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

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Contact: Professor & Chair, Wenying Feng, 705 748 1011 x7155
Postal Mail:
Trent University, 1600 West Bank Road
Department of Mathematics
Peterborough, ON
K9L 0G2
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