University of Saskatchewan, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 1475-LECTURER [#15934, 20201yr]
Position Title: 2020 1 Year Limited Term Lecturer Position
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N5E6, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Abstract Algebra
Starting Date: 2020/07/01
Application Deadline: 2020/05/28 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/05/12, updated 2020/05/08)
Position Description:    

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Department of Mathematics & Statistics
1 Year Term Lecturer Abstract Algebra

The College of Arts and Science invites applications from qualified individuals for a full-time one‐year limited term faculty position in the area of Abstract Algebra in Mathematics and Statistics at the rank of Lecturer. 

The successful candidate will be expected to teach six courses per year with an emphasis in Abstract Algebra in addition to foundational and service‐oriented first, second, and third year undergraduate courses in Mathematics. Experience with teaching abstract algebra courses will be considered a strong asset.

The successful candidate may be expected to deliver courses in an online as well as on-site setting. When needed, the task of developing teaching materials for online delivery will be part of the duties. 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 service‐oriented courses for students in Commerce, the Life Sciences, Education, 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 312 faculty, including 10 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 25,000.


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, 2020 – June 30, 2021):

Salary band: Lecturer: $80,116 (Floor) to $118,960 (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), 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; a curriculum vitae; a teaching philosophy statement; a teaching dossier which includes syllabi and formal teaching evaluations; the AMS Standard Cover Sheet; and 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. Artur Sowa, Department Head
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
College of Arts and Science
University of Saskatchewan

Due to federal immigration requirements, we also ask candidates to indicate whether they are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or are otherwise already authorized to work at this position for the duration of the appointment, with an explanation if this last category is indicated.

Review of applications will begin May 28, 2020; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.  The anticipated start date is July 1, 2020.   

The University believes equity, diversity, and inclusion strengthen the community and enhance excellence, innovation and creativity. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.

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, Saskatchewan, S7N 5E6, Canada

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