Assistant or Associate Professor in statistics

University of Ottawa

Job Family:

Academic Leadership and Faculty

Union affiliation:

APUO

Faculty/Department:

Department of Mathematics and Statistics_FT

Campus:

STEM

Date Posted:

septembre 13, 2023

Closing Date:

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the Posting End Date above

Assistant or Associate Professor in statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Ottawa invites applications for a tenure-track position in statistics at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to begin July 1, 2024.

Title of the position: Assistant or Associate Professor

Duties: The functions of a member of the academic staff include a) teaching activities; b) scholarly research activities; c) academic service activities; d) supervision of graduate students.

Rank and salary: Regular tenure-track academic appointment in the Faculty of Science, with a salary consistent with the collective agreement of the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa. The base salary for assistant professors is $89,622.

Contact information: Alistair Savage, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Ottawa, STEM Complex, 150 Louis-Pasteur, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1N 6N5, [email protected].

Skills requirements:

  • Education: PhD or equivalent in statistics or a closely related field.
  • Work experience: Candidates should have a proven record of research excellence, be able to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and have the desire and ability to supervise graduate students.
  • Bilingualism: The University of Ottawa is proud to be the largest bilingual (English-French) university in North America and considers bilingualism to be a defining feature of the institution. It is expected that the candidate will be able to function and teach in both official languages by the time of tenure. The University is delighted to offer free training to achieve this aim. Preference may be given to candidates who are able to teach in French at the time of hiring.

Application deadline: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2023. Applications received before this date will receive full consideration.

Application procedure: Applications should be submitted electronically through the University of Ottawa Academic Careers website (Academic and Executive Careers) and on Mathjobs. Candidate should include the following in their application:

  • AMS Standard Cover Sheet
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research plan
  • Teaching statement
  • Statement, of at most one page, addressing equity, diversity, and inclusion. This statement should include a commitment to increasing the inclusion and advancement of equity-seeking groups.
  • At least four confidential letters of recommendation, one of which addresses teaching, should be submitted via Mathjobs.

In their cover letter, applicants should indicate their immigration status in Canada, speak to their current or eventual English-French bilingualism, and describe how their area of research complements those of the current members of the department.

Location of work: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Ottawa, STEM Complex, 150 Louis-Pasteur, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1N 6N5.

Other information:

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is part of the Ottawa-Carleton Mathematics Institute and is a sponsoring institution of the Fields Institute (Toronto), the Centre de recherches mathématiques (Montréal), and the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute.

The University of Ottawa is committed to ensuring equity, diversity and inclusion in the scholarly and leadership environments of our students, staff, and faculty. Accordingly, we strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples in Canada, visible minorities members (racialized persons), persons with disabilities, women, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with equitable, diverse and inclusive communities. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups are asked to complete the confidential Self-Identification Questionnaire, to be completed at the time of application.

According to government policy, all qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadians and permanent residents. When submitting your application, please indicate if you are legally entitled to work in Canada.

The University of Ottawa provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you are invited to proceed in the selection process, please notify us of any accommodations that you require by contacting the Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty Relations by email at [email protected]. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.

The University of Ottawa is justly proud of its 160-year tradition of bilingualism. Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides training to staff members and their spouses in their second official language. At the time of tenure, professors are expected to be able to function in a bilingual setting. In certain cases, professors must have the ability to teach in both official languages to be granted tenure.

The University of Ottawa is committed to ensuring equity, diversity, and inclusion in the scholarly and leadership environments of our students, staff, and faculty. Accordingly, we strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples in Canada, visible minorities members (racialized persons), persons with disabilities, women, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with equitable, diverse, and inclusive communities. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups are asked to complete the confidential Self-Identification Questionnaire, to be completed at the time of application.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadians and permanent residents. When submitting your application, please indicate if you are legally entitled to work in Canada

The University of Ottawa provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you are invited to proceed in the selection process, please notify us of any accommodations that you require by contacting the Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty Relations by email at [email protected]. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.

The University of Ottawa is proud of its 160-year tradition of bilingualism. Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides training to staff members and to their spouses in their second official language.

Prior to May 1, 2022, the University required all students, faculty, staff, and visitors (including contractors) to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as defined in Policy 129 – Covid-19 Vaccination. This policy was suspended effective May 1, 2022 but may be reinstated at any point in the future depending on public health guidelines and the recommendations of experts.

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