Dalhousie University, Mathematics & Statistics

Position ID: 1453-PTT [#15133]
Position Title: Probationary tenure-track or tenure-track position in Statistics
Position Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2, Canada
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: finished (2019/11/06, finished 2020/03/09)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Dalhousie University invites applications for a probationary tenure-track or tenure-track position in Statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Statistics and a demonstrated record of quality research. Priorities for this appointment are the excellence of the candidate, ability to initiate a successful funded research program (involving the training of HQP); and potential for excellence in teaching at all levels of statistics – both undergraduate and graduate. This position has an emphasis on statistical research with linkage to the emerging field of data science. Possible areas of interest include, but are not limited to, statistical computing, medical statistics and interdisciplinary research.

The Division of Statistics within the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Dalhousie is a collaborative group with long-standing interactions with Dalhousie’s Faculty of Medicine and established research excellence in computational biology and evolutionary bioinformatics, machine learning and statistical applications in marine biology and oceanography.

The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter. Applications packages should be submitted by December 6, 2019; review of applications will commence after this date and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must include a curriculum vitae, a research proposal (max 3 pages), a statement of teaching interests and experience, a teaching dossier, and three confidential letters of reference. All application materials must be submitted online at: http://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/2158 except for the letters of reference.

The confidential letters of reference are to be forwarded under separate cover by the referees via email or post to: Assistant Professor Search Committee Attention: Ellen Lynch (ellen.lynch@dal.ca) Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science PO Box 15000 Chase Building, Room 219 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2 Canada

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

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Contact: Ellen Lynch
Postal Mail:
Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Chase Building, Room 219
PO Box 15000, 6316 Coburg Road
Halifax, N.S. B3H 4R2
Web Page: http://www.dal.ca/faculty/science/math-stats/about.html

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