Assistant Professor - Statistics

University of Alberta
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Assistant professor / lecturer

Competition No.  -   
Will remain open until filled.

The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Alberta invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Statistics. An appointment at a higher level may be possible for exceptional candidates. The Departments offers an excellent research environment with a normal teaching load of 2.5 courses per year. The successful candidate will establish his/her own research program, supervise graduate students, and teach Statistics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Applicants are expected to have a PhD (or international equivalent) degree, demonstrated accomplishments and outstanding promise in research in an area of Statistical Sciences, as well as a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching. Research interests that align with those of the current faculty are an asset. All applications should be submitted through MathJobs portal ( and they should include curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching profile outlining experience and interests, and at least three confidential letters of reference.   Review of applications will begin on November 4, 2019, however the competition will remain open until filled. Early applications are strongly encouraged.

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). The successful candidate will join a dynamic growing group of young faculty in generational renewal. For more information about the Department and its Statistics Division, see and Any questions regarding the position should be directed to

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

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 (within your cover letter). If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application (within the cover letter).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will 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, MΓ©tis 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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Edmonton , Canada