Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto

Position ID:UofT-Statistical Sciences-REPROD [#10845, STA/IF 17#1]
Position Title: Associate Professor, Reproducibility
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G3, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Starting Date:2018/07/01
Appl Deadline:2018/03/19* (posted 2018/02/08, listed until 2018/03/19)
Position Description:    

Associate Professor, Reproducibility

The Faculty of Information and the Department of Statistical Sciences at the University of Toronto invites applications for a joint (51% Statistical Sciences, 49% Faculty of Information) full time tenure-stream appointment. The appointment is at the rank of Associate Professor and will commence July 1, 2018.

We are interested in candidates with deep expertise in all statistical aspects associated with the reproducibility of research. This includes enabling reproducibility in statistical science, the study of adequacy and robustness in scientific inference, designing and implementing replication and validation systems, developing standards of openness for data and code sharing, and resolving legal and policy barriers to disseminating reproducible research.

Applicants must have a PhD in Statistical Science and they must demonstrate excellence in working across disciplines. They must demonstrate a mature research program with a sustained record of research contributions at the highest international levels expected of a leading researcher, as judged by publications in top ranked and field-relevant academic journals, invited presentations at top international conferences, research awards and accolades, and exceptional endorsements by referees of the highest international stature. Evidence for excellence in teaching will comprise positive teaching accomplishments and accolades, strong letters of reference and teaching evaluations, and a teaching dossier.

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

Salary is competitive with our North American peers and will be 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. 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 March 19, 2018.

For more information about the Department of Statistical Sciences, please visit our website at www.utstat.toronto.edu/ or contact Katrina Mintis at katrina.mintis@utoronto.ca.

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.


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Further Info:
www.utstat.utoronto.ca
 
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Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G3

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