University of Toronto, Computer & Mathematical Sciences

2721 17214
Position ID:UTSC-CMS-STATSTGS [#17214]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
Position Location:Scarborough, Ontario M1C1A4, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Actuarial Science
Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
Statistics / Statistics
Appl Deadline:2020/11/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/10/16, finished 2021/07/09, listed until 2021/04/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a full-time continuing teaching stream appointment in the area of Statistics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream with an expected start date of July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter. 

Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Statistics or a closely related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and broaden our existing departmental strengths, see Candidates must have teaching expertise in a degree granting program at the undergraduate level, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities. 

Evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong teaching statement, sample syllabi, course materials, and teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing. 

The University of Toronto is an international leader in Statistics research and education. We seek candidates who possess the demonstrated intellectual curiosity and drive to pursue innovative pedagogical methods, and are interested in establishing a long-term career as a teaching stream faculty member in the department. The successful candidate will join a vibrant group of teaching stream faculty, who are engaged in pedagogical and curricular innovations and research. Faculty are expected to combine their expertise in the discipline with best practices in teaching to create rich learning environments that embrace diversity, promote equity, and integrate research in a manner that challenges students to develop skills and ethics to be leading citizens. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to perform standard professional and administrative activities typical of an academic department, and to collaborate with colleagues on program development. Candidates must also show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment demonstrated through the application materials. 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Applicants must apply online through AcademicJobsOnline, Applications must include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including statement of teaching philosophy, course syllabi, course evaluations, and selected course materials). Applicants must arrange to have at least three letters of reference (on letterhead, signed and scanned), including at least one primarily addressing the candidate's teaching, uploaded through AcademicJobsOnline directly by the referees. 

Review of applications will begin after November 30, 2020 and applicants should endeavor to have all materials submitted by then, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

For questions about this position, please contact Jolyn Duan at For more information, please see our website

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


Diversity Statement
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.


Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.


The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact

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:
1265 Military Trail Room IC 446
Scarborough, Ontario
M1C 1A4