Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto

Position ID:UofT-Statistical Sciences-APTS [#10226, STA 16#1 17#2]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream Statistical Computation and Statistical Collaboration
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G3, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics
Computer Science
Data Analytics
Data Science
Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
Starting Date:2018/07/01
Appl Deadline:2017/11/22 finished (2017/10/17, finished 2018/03/06, listed until 2018/06/30)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Statistical Sciences at the University of Toronto invites applications for TWO teaching-stream appointments in the areas of Statistical Computation and Statistical Collaboration. The appointments are at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and begin on July 1, 2018.

Applicants must have earned a Postgraduate Degree, preferably a Ph.D., in Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science or related discipline by date of appointment, or shortly thereafter; have significant experience in teaching a variety of University level courses in statistics with a significant computational component; have experience in collaborating on data analysis with non-statisticians; and have a commitment to pedagogical research and professional development.

The University of Toronto is an international leader in statistical science research and education. The successful candidate will have a record of excellence in teaching and a commitment to pedagogical enquiry and teaching innovation. This will be demonstrated by outstanding letters of reference from referees of high standing, excellent teaching evaluations, a comprehensive teaching statement and an extensive teaching dossier. The successful applicant is expected to pursue independent, innovative pedagogical research and professional development at the highest international level; to have a keen interest in the scholarship of teaching and learning; to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and to contribute significantly to the enrichment of the Department. The successful candidate will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada’s leading University. The Greater Toronto Area offers amazing cultural and demographic diversity and one of the highest standards of living in the world.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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

Review of applications will begin on November 22, 2017 and applicants should endeavor to have all materials submitted by then, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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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