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Mathematics & Statistics, Tenure Track, Academic Program Appointment, Assistant Professor
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a tenure track position in Mathematics and Statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor. This is a tenure-stream, Academic Programming Appointment (APA) that is primarily focused on teaching and program delivery. The start date is July 1, 2017.
Applicants should have a PhD in Mathematics or Statistics, or in a related discipline. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable capacity for high-quality undergraduate teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver undergraduate courses in Mathematics and Statistics, pursue pedagogical research, and perform administrative duties.
This new position will add a teaching-focused (APA) faculty member in Mathematics and Statistics who has the vision, time, drive, and expertise to contribute to the continued delivery and renewal of our undergraduate programming. We envision that the candidate will have expertise in delivering foundational first and second year level Mathematics/Statistics courses to students in other colleges, as well as those in our own major and honours programs in Mathematics and Statistics. The candidate is expected to develop innovative, engaging, and modern learning opportunities that will enhance the delivery of our undergraduate programs. It is also expected that the candidate in the APA position will take advantage of and further explore the use of technological innovations, such as blended learning, crowd-marking, flipped classes and clicker technologies to handle larger classes.
The College of Arts & Science offers a dynamic combination of programs in the humanities and fine arts, the social sciences, and the sciences. There are over 8000 undergraduate and graduate students in the College and 325 faculty, including 12 Canada Research Chairs. The College emphasizes student and faculty research, interdisciplinary programs, community outreach, and international opportunities.
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 wide selection of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 23,000. The University is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities.
Information about the University of Saskatchewan and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics can be found at: http://artsandscience.usask.ca/math/.
Salary Bands (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017)
Assistant Professor $93,293 (floor) - $112,109 (CDI Ceiling)
This position comes with a comprehensive benefits packages 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 a flexible health and wellness spending program.
Application material for the position should be submitted online through MathJobs.org (https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/10118). It should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, including syllabi and formal teaching evaluations, the AMS Standard Cover Sheet, and at least three letters of reference submitted directly by the writers that provide detailed comments on the teaching abilities of the applicant.
The closing date for the applications is April 19, 2017.
Additional inquiries may be sent by email to: APA_Math_Stat_2017@math.usask.ca
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.