Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor in Mathematics, One-Year Contractually-Limited

College: College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Department: Mathematics and Statistics

Date Posted: May 20, 2022
Deadline: June 20, 2022 or until a suitable candidate is found
Please reference AD #22-45

Position Description:

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Guelph invites applications for a one-year contractually-limited position at the Assistant Professor level.

The position will start August 1st, 2022 with an end date of July 31st, 2023. The position involves teaching mathematics as the primary responsibility. The successful applicant will teach five course sections likely including the numerical methods (MATH 2130) course and first year courses.

Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field and evidence of strong teaching potential at all levels. Previous teaching experience is required and experience teaching large mathematics classes at an introductory level is highly beneficial. Proficiency with MATLAB is strongly desired. Evidence of research experience and potential is beneficial with a slight preference for research in numerical analysis. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is housed in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Guelph. We are an active and dynamic group of researchers and educators working in a wide range of fields in mathematics and statistics. We offer both undergraduate and graduate degree programs to help prepare students for careers in Mathematical Science. We are proud to have several faculty members in our department win teaching awards.

The University of Guelph is the third largest employer in Guelph, a city of approximately 130,000 people, located about an hour drive west of Toronto, Ontario. University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada with an enrolment of over 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students across over 40 academic units. The University is known for its commitment to student learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners. It is a unique place, with transformative research and teaching and a distinctive campus culture. People who learn and work here are shaped and inspired by a shared purpose: To Improve Life. Reflecting that shared purpose in every experience connected to our university positions us to create positive change, here and around the world. Our University community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, a drive for international development, and an obligation to address global issues.

Application Process

Assessment of applications will begin on June 20, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applications should submit the following materials: (i) a cover letter; (ii) a lifetime curriculum vitae; (iii) a 1-2 page teaching statement (optional to include teaching dossier); (iv) three (3) letters of recommendation. Applications should be sent to mathjobs.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process. If you choose to do so, the University will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position.

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At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

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