McGill University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: McGill-PSYSTAT [#15795]
Position Title: Faculty Lecturer Position in Quantitative Methods
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Montreal, Quebec H3A 1G1, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Quantitative Methods/ Statistics
Application Deadline: (posted 2020/03/09, listed until 2020/09/09)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University has expired and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Departments of Psychology and Mathematics and Statistics at McGill University invite applications for a Faculty Lecturer position in quantitative methods with an anticipated starting date of August 1, 2020. The initial appointment will be for three years, with the expectation of an eventual long-term appointment. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. The position is aimed principally at providing teaching in statistics for the Department of Psychology, but is part of a faculty wide initiative in an effort to meet the university’s increased demand for undergraduate statistics courses. The successful candidate will thus be expected to engage with the Faculty Lecturers teaching statistics in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

Candidates must hold a PhD in Psychology with advanced training in Quantitative Methods, or in Statistics, or a closely related discipline at the date of appointment, and should have a demonstrated knowledge of statistics, its applications in psychology, and of research methods. The successful candidate will be expected to teach large introductory courses in statistics; as such, they will show excellence or promise in teaching university-level courses in statistics for psychology and experience teaching undergraduate statistics courses is highly desirable. The ability to teach at an advanced undergraduate level or introductory graduate level – for example, topics in multiple regression or basic multivariate techniques – is required. Additional responsibilities will include mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students conducting independent research projects. As such, previous experience in a consulting/collaborating role is desirable.

Review of applications will begin March 25, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit the following material 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching portfolio including a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, and course syllabi if available; all materials should be uploaded to http://MathJobs.Org through (Position ID: McGill-PSYSTAT) . 4) Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be uploaded, again on the Mathjobs site.

McGill University is an internationally known, research intensive university, with an exceptional undergraduate and graduate student body. McGill employees enjoy collegial governance, extensive employee benefits (health, dental, life insurance and pension) and co-operative research and teaching ties with other Montreal-area universities. McGill is centrally located between Mount Royal Park and downtown Montreal, which is a safe, lively, culturally diverse, cosmopolitan and bilingual (French/English) city. Moreover, the Department of Psychology has recently moved into a brand-new, state-of-the-art research facility. The language of instruction at McGill is English; knowledge of French is an asset but is not required. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Commitment to equity and diversity:.McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry. McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, this email or phone at 514-398-2477.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
2001 Mcgill College, room 715
Montreal, QC
H3A 1G1

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