Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Statistics
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

The Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a full-time teaching stream appointment in the field of Statistics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and will commence on July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter.

We seek enthusiastic and innovative individuals pursuing an academic career in teaching Statistics. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of outstanding teaching as well as strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Candidates must have at least a Masters degree in Statistics or related discipline by the time of the appointment. A PhD is preferred. Candidates must have teaching expertise in a degree granting program at the undergraduate level, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and online material/lectures. Demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices, curriculum improvement, teaching innovation and demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities are expected. Successful candidates must present clear evidence of both ability and ambition to significantly enhance our undergraduate Statistics program and exert creative educational leadership. Please visit our website at

Responsibilities will include undergraduate teaching, managing teaching assistants, developing course materials, and curriculum development. In addition, each faculty member in the Department assumes some responsibility for student recruitment and departmental administration. Faculty members are also encouraged to initiate and supervise undergraduate projects.

Evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical practice will be provided through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teaching dossier, a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and the teaching evaluations submitted as part of the application, as well as strong endorsements by referees of high standing highlighting both excellent teaching and commitment to pedagogical enquiry and teaching innovation.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply through MathJobs at Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a statement of career goals and teaching philosophy; and a teaching dossier to include sample course syllabi and teaching evaluations. Applicants must also arrange to have at least three valid letters of reference (on letterhead, dated and signed) uploaded through MathJobs directly by the writers.

Review of applications will begin after December 3, 2018, and applicants should endeavor to have all materials submitted by then; however applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For additional enquiries, please contact Julia Martyn, Chair’s Assistant, at

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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