Saint Mary's University, Department of Mathematics and Computing Science

Position ID: 2387-PUREMATH [#15158]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Pure Mathematics
Starting Date: 2020/07/01
Application Deadline: 2020/01/24help popup (arranging interviews posted 2019/11/08, listed until 2020/03/08)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Computing Science at Saint Mary's University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2020. Applicants from any area of pure mathematics are invited to apply. Some preference will be given to candidates whose area is compatible with the research activities of the current members of the department (please see for more information). 

Applicants should have strong evidence of teaching and research ability in Mathematics. An earned doctorate in Mathematics or related field by the appointment start date is required and postdoctoral experience is preferred.  

For information regarding professional responsibilities, rights, and wages, please consult our Collective Agreement, available at  

The Faculty of Science, which houses the Department of Mathematics and Computing Science, has gone through significant renewal in the past decade, with many new and active faculty involved in teaching and research. Our facilities have also been renewed and all space housing members of the Faculty of Science and the Department of Mathematics and Computing Science have been recently renovated and upgraded. We are working to establish and build upon areas of distinct research strength, and foster collaborations locally, regionally, and internationally. Saint Mary’s University is located in the historic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 430,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States. For information about the University and the Faculty of Science, please visit our website at: Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, and persons with disabilities. All applicants will receive a self-identification form for confidential submission to our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Office. In keeping with Citizenship and Immigration Canada requirements, all qualified persons are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The Search Committee encourages applicants to highlight any involvement in enhancing diversity and inclusion in their previous institutional environment.  

In addition to a cover letter and CV, applicants should provide a brief research proposal, a teaching dossier (consisting of a teaching statement and summary of any available teaching evaluations), graduate transcript(s), and the names and addresses of three referees (at least one of whom can address teaching). Applicants must clearly indicate in their cover letter if they are Canadian citizens or landed immigrants. Applications may be submitted to the addresses indicated below. For e-mail submissions, we request that all materials be contained within a single PDF file.  

Mathematics Search Committee, 
Department of Mathematics and Computing Science, 
Saint Mary's University, Halifax, 
Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3 


The processing of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by January 24, 2020.

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Mathematics Search Committee
Department of Mathematics and Computing Science,
Saint Mary's University,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3
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