Trent University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 2129-FIN [#20490]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Peterborough, Ontario K9L3N6, Canada [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Mathematical Finance / Actuarial Science (NSERC 1508-MS24)
Application Deadline: 2022/11/11 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/08/30, updated 2022/10/19)
Position Description:    

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Trent University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Mathematical Finance in the Department of Mathematics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2023. This position will be located at the Trent Peterborough campus and is subject to budgetary approval.

Candidates are expected to have completed a PhD in mathematical finance or a closely related field. More generally, applicants who can demonstrate affinity with research questions in finance, and the potential for external funding for the same, are particularly invited to apply, as are those with industrial experience. Applicants should also demonstrate excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

A complete application package should include a cover letter, a statement of teaching experience, a curriculum vitae (including immigration status in Canada), a summary statement of current and prospective research interests (2 pages maximum), copies of relevant recent publications and three letters of reference, one of which directly addresses the teaching ability of the applicant. Applications and references are to be addressed to Dr. Wesley Burr (Chair of the Department) and submitted by email to Please note that applications will only be accepted in PDF format via email.

The deadline for applications is November 11, 2022, but files will be considered as they arrive and until the position is filled.

Mathematics is a dynamic department in the Faculty of Arts & Science. It offers undergraduate degrees in Mathematics, Financial Science and Mathematical Physics (jointly with the Department of Physics & Astronomy), as well as Mathematics specializations in Statistics and Financial Mathematics. In addition, members of the department supervise graduate students through the Applied Modeling and Quantitative Methods (AMOD) graduate program, which offers both MSc thesis programs and course-based programs in both Big Data Analytics and Financial Analytics. Applicants can learn more about the Department and current faculty research interests at:

Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Trent University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of a document/publication, please contact

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Contact: Dr. Wesley Burr, Chair
Postal Mail:
1600 West Bank Road
Trent University
Peterborough, ON, Canada
K9L 3N6
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