Mathematics, Simon Fraser University

419 5572Position ID: SFU-TAGNA [#5572]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Algebra, Geometry, Numerical Analysis
Application Deadline: 2014/01/10 finished (posted 2013/12/03, finished 2014/04/11, listed until 2014/02/21)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics at Simon Fraser University invites applications for up to two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level starting September 1, 2014.

For the first position we welcome applications from researchers working in algebra or geometry, especially in subareas that complement the expertise of our current faculty. Application areas of particular interest are cryptography, communication and computation.

For the second position we are looking for researchers working in the areas of numerical analysis or scientific computing.

We seek applicants with an outstanding, independent research program and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. The successful candidate(s) will contribute to an active, innovative department with strong research groups and a thoughtful teaching environment.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to an equity employment program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff. We therefore particularly encourage applications from women, people of aboriginal descent, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.

The Department's web page is at

Applications must include a curriculum vitae together with a descriptive statement on research plans and a teaching dossier, and a link to or electronic copies of up to three preprints or reprints.

Candidates must ensure that four letters of reference are submitted through by the deadline. One of these letters must address the candidate’s teaching record.

Closing date: January 10, 2014. The competition remains open until the positions are filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application. The positions are subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors.

Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see:

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

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, CANADA

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