Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto

Position ID:University of Toronto-Statistical Sciences-SPTSTAT [#8319, SPTSTAT]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Spatial Temporal Modelling & Statistical Sciences
Position Location:Toronto, Alberta M5S 3G3, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics
Computer Science
Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
Risk Management and Insurance
Quantitative Sciences
Computational/Mathematics
Starting Date:2017/07/01
Appl Deadline:2016/12/15 (posted 2016/10/17, listed until 2017/04/17)
Position Description:    

The University of Toronto invites applications for two tenure-stream appointments in Statistical Science, one with the undergraduate Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto St. George (UTSG), and one with the undergraduate Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC). Both positions are affiliated with the tri-campus graduate Department of Statistical Sciences. Both appointments are at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2017.

* For the UTSG position we seek candidates from all areas of the statistical sciences that touch upon spatial-temporal modeling. 

* For the UTSC position we seek exceptional candidates from all areas of the statistical sciences.

For both appointments we are particularly interested in exceptional candidates who transcend traditional statistical research topics, who complement our existing strengths, and who are working at the cutting edge of the statistical sciences.

Applicants must have a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics or a closely related field by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, and must demonstrate excellence in teaching and research. Evidence in research excellence will be demonstrated by 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. A dossier containing a strong statement of teaching philosophy, teaching accomplishments and evaluations will demonstrate teaching excellence, as well as strong letters of reference.

The University of Toronto is an international leader in statistical science research and education. Successful candidates are expected to pursue independent, innovative research at the highest international level; to establish 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 undergraduate and graduate departments.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should apply online at 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. Questions about this position may be addressed to christine@utstat.utoronto.ca  (UTSG)  or ka.smith@utoronto.ca (UTSC).

Application material should be received by the closing date of December 15, 2016.

For more information about the Department of Statistical Sciences and the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, please see  http://www.utstat.toronto.edu/ and http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/cms/ 

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:
And anything else requested in the position description.

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

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