Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Saskatchewan

Position ID: 1475-LECTURER2018 [#11215, LECTURER2018]
Position Title: LECTURER 4 Year Limited Term
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N5E6, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics and Statistics
Starting Date: 2018/07/01
Application Deadline: 2018/01/02 finished (2017/11/08, finished 2018/07/08)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The College of Arts and Science invites applications from qualified individuals for 3 full-time fouryear limited term faculty positions in the area of Mathematics and Statistics at the rank of Lecturer. 

The successful candidate will be expected to teach six courses per year with an emphasis on foundational and serviceoriented first and second year undergraduate courses in Mathematics or Statistics. While the primary focus of these positions is on teaching, Lecturers are also expected to contribute to the broader goals and activities of the Department. The Department offers undergraduate courses towards degrees in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, and Statistics, as well as several serviceoriented courses for students in Commerce, the Life Sciences, and Engineering. Department members are also engaged in research, interdisciplinary and international collaborations, curriculum improvement and development, community outreach and promotion of the Mathematical Sciences.

The College of Arts and Science offers a dynamic combination of programs in the fine arts, humanities, the social sciences, and the sciences.  There are over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the College and 295 faculty, including 12 Canada Research Chairs.  The College emphasizes student and faculty research, scholarly and artistic work, interdisciplinary programs, community outreach and international opportunities.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis.  The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 21,000.



A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related discipline is required.  We seek candidates who have demonstrated effective classroom teaching skills, communication skills and collegiality. The specific teaching needs of the Department will be taken into account in the decision making process.


Salary and Benefits July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017):

Salary band: Lecturer: $77,613 (Floor) to $99,565 (CDI Ceiling)

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Application Procedure:

Application material for the position must be submitted online through ( 

It should include: 

  • a cover letter including career goals and how they align with the expectations of the position; 
  • a curriculum vitae; 
  • a teaching philosophy statement; 
  • a teaching dossier which includes syllabi and formal teaching evaluations; 
  • the AMS Standard Cover Sheet; 
  • at least three letters of reference submitted directly by the writers that provide detailed comments on the teaching abilities of the applicant.

Additional inquiries may be sent by email to:

Dr. Christine Soteros, Acting Department Head

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

College of Arts and Science

University of Saskatchewan

Review of applications will begin January 2, 2018, however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2018. 

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Saskatchewan
142 McLean Hall, 106 Wiggins Road Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E6
Ph: (306) 966-6081 FX: (306) 966-6086

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