The Statistics Division

- within the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Alberta:

  • [8/30/2019]University of Alberta, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

    Position ID: UofA-ASSTPROFSTATS [#14313]
    Position Title: Assistant Professor - Statistics
    Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
    Position Location: Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G1, Canada [map]
    Subject Area: Statistics
    Application Deadline: 2019/10/31 (posted 2019/08/23, updated 2019/08/22, listed until 2019/12/25)
    Position Description: Apply
    The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Alberta invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Statistics. An appointment at a higher level may be possible for exceptional candidates. The Departments offers an excellent research environment with a normal teaching load of 2.5 courses per year. The successful candidate will establish his/her own research program, supervise graduate students, and teach Statistics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
    Applicants are expected to have a PhD (or international equivalent) degree, demonstrated accomplishments and outstanding promise in research in an area of Statistical Sciences, as well as a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching. Research interests that align with those of the current faculty are an asset. All applications should be submitted through MathJobs portal ( and they should include curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching profile outlining experience and interests, and at least three confidential letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on November 4, 2019, however the competition will remain open until filled. Early applications are strongly encouraged. All applications are to be submitted through Mathjobs ( Any questions regarding this position should be sent to

    The University of Alberta has one of the leading joint Mathematics/Statistics departments in Canada and has strong connections with other scientific institutes, such as the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI), and the Banff International Research Station (BIRS). The successful candidate will join a dynamic growing group of young faculty in generational renewal. For more information about the Department and its Statistics Division, see and

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

    To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3)(e), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application (within your cover letter). If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application (within the cover letter).

    The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, M├ętis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.

    Application Materials Required:
    Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
    Cover Letter
    Curriculum Vitae
    Research Statement
    Publication List
    Three Reference Letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers at this site help popup)
    And anything else requested in the position description.

    Further Info:

    Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
    632 Central Academic Building
    University of Alberta Campus
    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    T6G 2G1