Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Lethbridge

1202 12079Position ID: Lethbridge-APM [#12079]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2018/10/15 finished (2018/06/26, finished 2019/01/03, listed until 2018/12/31)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for a Tenure-Track Faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Mathematics. The appointment will commence July 1, 2019, subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics.  The areas of research are open.  The department’s current areas of strength in mathematical research include number theory and combinatorics, with individuals conducting research in several other areas.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop a continuing research program, to seek external funding, and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level.  Supervision of graduate students at both the Masters and Ph.D. level is expected. 

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science runs a well­ equipped Unix network, including undergraduate Linux machine laboratories, and has access to PC and Mac labs.  Through University membership in the Westgrid program, a Canada Foundation for Innovation initiative covering Western Canada, researchers also have access to a diverse range of equipment from supercomputers to visualization equipment.  The Department and University are student-focused, comprehensive (research intensive, with undergraduate and graduate student programming), and grounded in liberal education.

Located in Southern Alberta, not far from the Rocky Mountains, the city of Lethbridge enjoys a sunny, dry climate that is surprisingly mild, has excellent cultural and recreational amenities, and offers attractive economic conditions. Founded in 1967, the University of Lethbridge has an enrollment of over 8,000 national and international students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  The University emphasizes student-experience and excellence in teaching—particularly in its focus on liberal education—as well as world-class research. For more information, please visit our web site at and the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science website at:

All applications must be submitted online, and should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interest, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a sample of recent publications, and contact information for three references who are academics in the field. For details on how to submit your application, please visit our Human Resources website at and choose the Academic postings option. References will be contacted directly, with information on how to submit their reference letters.

For more information about this position, please contact:
Dr. Howard Cheng, Chair
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Tel: (403) 329-2182   Email:

Review of submitted applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

The University of Lethbridge acknowledges that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Siksikaitsitapi (Blackfoot).


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Contact: Howard Cheng, Chair, (403) 329-2182, (403) 317-2882 (fax)
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Mathematics & Computer Science
University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive West
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
T1K 1M4
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