University of Waterloo, Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing

Position ID: CEMC-LECTURER [#15561]
Position Title: Lecturer Position
Position Location: Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/02/21help popup* (posted 2020/01/21, updated 2020/01/17, listed until 2020/02/21)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Lecturer Position Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing University of Waterloo

The Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) in the Office of the Dean of Math, Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo invite applications for a three-year definite-term appointment at the rank of Lecturer. A minimum of a Master’s degree in mathematics, computer science, or a related discipline is required. Candidates are expected to have teaching experience. Experience in education, outreach or enrichment activities at the secondary school level would be an asset.

The position will normally have a teaching load of four one-term courses per year in either or both of mathematics and computer science. Other responsibilities will include participation in the extensive array of CEMC activities. This includes contest preparation and administration, student and teacher workshops, and development of online resources. Successful candidates may be eligible for reappointment to additional terms, and those demonstrating outstanding performance in teaching and service may be considered eventually for an ongoing appointment as Continuing Lecturer.

The anticipated start date is 1 August 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. The salary range for this position is $80,000 to $125,000.

The CEMC ( is Canada's largest and most recognized outreach organization for promoting and creating activities and materials in mathematics and computer science. The CEMC is housed within the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo. It was founded in 1995 with origins dating back to the 1960s. The CEMC’s activities include 15 mathematics and computing contests with more than 265,000 registrations annually, an extensive school visiting program, a variety of on campus face-to-face workshops and conferences for students and teachers, a large suite of free online resources, and an online Master’s program aimed specifically at secondary school mathematics teachers.

The Faculty of Mathematics ( is the largest concentration of mathematical and computer science talent in the world. With more than 8000 graduate and undergraduate students, 200 full-time professors, and 500 courses in mathematics, statistics and computer science, the Faculty is a powerhouse of discovery and innovation.

Interested individuals should apply using MathJobs ( Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and peer teaching evaluations and/or data from student course perception survey results (if available). In addition, applicants should arrange to have three reference letters submitted on their behalf. Applications received by February 21, 2020 will receive full consideration. If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, eligibility, or a request for accommodation during the hiring process, please contact Jacquelene Bailey ( The University of Waterloo regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage applications from women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation.”

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Three reasons to apply:

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University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue, West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1

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