Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto

Position ID:UofT-Statistical Sciences-CLTA [#10369, STA/SMH CLTA 17#1]
Position Title: Associate Professor, Spatio-temporal Methods
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G3, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics
Starting Date:2018/01/01
Appl Deadline:2017/11/23 finished (posted 2017/11/01, finished 2018/01/17, listed until 2017/12/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto, invites applications for a 3-year contractually limited term appointment in spatio-temporal methods. In particular, the position has a focus on spatiotemporal patterns of mortality and use of geocoded mortality statistics to understand risk factors and changes in cause of death distributions. The successful candidate will also be appointed as a Scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor and will commence January 1, 2018 and end on December 31, 2020.

Applicants must have a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics or a closely related field and must demonstrate excellence in teaching and research. Experience with mortality data is desirable. Evidence of research excellence will consist of publications in top ranked and field-relevant academic journals, presentations at top conferences, research awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of top international stature. Evidence for excellence in teaching is based on letters of reference and a teaching dossier containing a strong statement of teaching philosophy, teaching accomplishments and evaluations.

The University of Toronto is an international leader in statistical science research and education. The successful candidate will be expected to have an established international reputation, maintain an independent, externally funded, innovative research program at the highest international level; to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and to contribute to the enrichment of all aspects of the Department.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should apply online AcademicJobsOnline,, and include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, research and teaching statements, as well as a teaching dossier (including teaching evaluations). Applicants should also arrange to have at least three letters of reference (on letterhead and signed) uploaded through AcademicJobsOnline directly by the writers.

The closing date for applications is November 23, 2017.

For more information about the Department of Statistical Sciences, please visit our website at or contact Katrina Mintis at

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse metropolitan areas in the world.

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.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
100 St. George Street, Room 6018
Sidney Smith Hall
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G3

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