University of Alberta, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

268 20768Position ID: UAlberta-TTSTAT [#20768]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G1, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2022/09/21)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Alberta invites applications for at least one tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of Statistics. Applications on the associate or full professor levels may also be considered. The start date of the position is July 1, 2023. We offer an excellent research environment with a normal teaching load of 2.5 courses per year. The successful candidate will establish their own research program, supervise graduate students, and teach Statistics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Faculty of Science, and the University of Alberta are committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce, as documented in our Strategic Plan for EDI and our Indigenous Strategic Plan. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage applications from women; First Nations, Métis, and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; persons with non-traditional career paths; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University.

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. degree in Statistics (or equivalent), demonstrated accomplishments and outstanding promise in research in any area of Statistical Sciences, as well as a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching. Candidates with a focus on methodology, from theoretical underpinnings through computational challenges to innovative applications, are particularly encouraged to apply. All applications should be submitted through MathJobs (www.mathjobs.org/jobs) and they should include (i) the candidate’s curriculum vitae, (ii) a research statement, (iii) a teaching profile outlining the candidate’s experience and interests, (iv) a statement on EDI (equity, diversity, and inclusion), and (v) at least three confidential letters of reference. The statement on EDI should describe the candidate’s contributions and plans to advance EDI in their teaching, research, mentoring, and service.

The University of Alberta has one of the leading joint Mathematics/Statistics departments in Canada and has strong connections with other scientific institutes, such as the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI), and the Banff International Research Station (BIRS). For more information about the Department, see www.mathstats.ualberta.ca and www.stat.ualberta.ca. Any questions regarding the position should be sent to mathstat@ualberta.ca. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203 (3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application. Although the search will continue until the position is filled, applications received on or before November 7, 2022, will be guaranteed full consideration, with a targeted start date of July 1, 2023.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Canadians and permanent residents will, however, be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.


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Further Info:
https://www.ualberta.ca/mathematical-and-statistical-sciences/index.html
 
Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
632 Central Academic Building
University of Alberta Campus
Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2G1