University of Saskatchewan, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 1475-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#16881, ALGEBRA2021]
Position Title: ALGEBRA2021
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N5E6, Canada [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Algebra
Application Deadline: 2021/01/18 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/12/07, finished 2021/07/24)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Saskatchewan

Tenure-track; Specializing in ALGEBRA

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Arts and Science at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of Algebra at the Assistant Professor level effective July 1, 2021. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Mathematics or a closely related discipline. 

The Department is seeking candidates with a record of academic accomplishments in Algebra and the promise of further research productivity.  The candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous research program that complements the Department’s existing research activities. The successful candidate should also have a record of effective teaching, particularly at the undergraduate level.  For more information on the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and its research and training activities, see 

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.

Information about the University, the College, the Department and the city of Saskatoon can be found at, and


A doctoral degree in Mathematics or a closely related discipline. 


Salary Bands (July 1, 2021 – July 30, 2022):

Assistant Professor   $98,178 (floor) to $117,978 (CDI ceiling)



This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program, and flexible health and wellness spending program.


Application Procedure:

Application material for the position must be submitted online through MathJobs (  It should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching dossier, the AMS Standard Cover Sheet, and at least three letters of reference submitted directly by the writers, one of which should include detailed comments on the teaching abilities of the applicant. 

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 January 18, 2021; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.  The anticipated start date is July 1, 2021.  

Additional inquiries may be sent by email to:

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:
email address
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Saskatchewan
142 McLean Hall, 106 Wiggins Road,
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7N 5E6, Canada