University of British Columbia, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UBC-CRC2_16 [#9515]
Position Title: Tier 2 Canada Research Chair
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z2, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Probability
Starting Date: 2017/07/01
Application Deadline: 2016/12/05help popup finished (2016/10/14, finished 2017/02/06, listed until 2016/12/05)
Position Description:    

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

- no title specified

The Mathematics Department at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) is seeking outstanding candidates for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair, with a starting date of July 1, 2017. The successful candidate will have a recent PhD (typically obtained in the last ten years), and a record of world-class research accomplishments in mathematics, and will be expected to teach eectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to supervise graduate students. The priority research area is Probability. Exceptional candidates may be considered from existing or emerging areas of research excellence in the department. The CRC Tier 2 is at the level of a tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor. Salary will be commensurate with experience and research record. Details about the federal 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

University of British Columbia

Vancouver, B.C.

Canada   V6T 1Z2


Review of applications will begin on December 5, 2016.

The Department is an international leader, with over 60 faculty members in a wide variety of fields. It has strong connections with 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

All positions are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat. Canada Research Chairs may be held by individuals of any nationality; oers will be made in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements associated with the Canada Research Chairs program. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

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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