Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia

Position ID: UBC-CRCI18 [#11861]
Position Title: Tier I Canada Research Chair
Position Location: Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z2, Canada [map]
Application Deadline: 2018/09/01* deleted (posted 2018/03/28)
Position Description:    

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

The Mathematics Department at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, seeks research leaders to nominate for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair, with an anticipated starting date of July 1, 2019, depending on when the CRC is awarded. The successful candidate will be an established researcher with an internationally celebrated record of deep and influential research accomplishments in mathematics, and demonstrated excellence in teaching and supervision at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Duties include ongoing leadership in mathematical research, service to the Department and the academic community, teaching and supervision. Nominees for Tier 1 Chair positions must be full professors or associate professors who are expected to be promoted to the full professor level within one or two years of the nomination. Priority will be given to applicants whose expertise will enhance an area of existing strength or emerging opportunity in the Department. Salary will be commensurate with experience and research record. Details about the Canadian government's CRC program can be found at

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply on-line as described at

Alternatively, applicants may send a current CV including a list of publications, statement of research and teaching interests, a teaching dossier or similar record of teaching experience and supervision, and should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to:
Chair, Departmental Committee on Appointments
Department of Mathematics, #121-1984 Mathematics Road
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6T 1Z2

Review of applications will begin on 01 September 2018.

All positions are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat. Canada Research Chairs are open to individuals of any nationality; offers will be made in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements associated with the Canada Research Chairs program.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. The Canada Research Chairs Program has an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan to encourage swift progress towards addressing the program's current underrepresentation of women, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal Peoples and members of visible minorities. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

The Department has strong connections with other mathematical institutes, such as the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), the Banff International Research Station (BIRS), and the UBC Institute of Applied Mathematics (IAM). For more information see

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:
Chair, Departmental Committee on Appointments
Department of Mathematics
University of British Columbia
121-1984 Mathematics Road
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6T 1Z2

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