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Tenure-Track Instructor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science

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Job ID: 15180

Updated: May 8, 2018

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, in the Faculty of Science, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Instructor level, beginning July 1, 2018 or later.

The department is seeking a candidates with a passion for teaching and teaching innovation, as well as an interest and skills to support mathematical outreach to school students and school teachers.

Duties include teaching at the undergraduate level in a variety of mathematics courses, including both junior and senior undergraduate courses, ranging from large service courses in the first year and second year in the calculus, linear algebra and Discrete mathematics, as well as to 3rd and 4th year courses taken by our program majors in the mathematics streams of our undergraduate degrees, particularly in algebra and discrete mathematics. Participation in curriculum development and administrative duties, and active support for our undergraduate program including mentoring and inspiring students in the subject material and undergraduate research is expected.  The successful candidate must have a PhD in Mathematics.

A record of teaching excellence, particularly in first year calculus and linear algebra is required.  Evidence of teaching excellence is required and may include documentation of teaching awards, contributions to curriculum development, peer evaluation of teaching ability and student feedback on teaching.  The following link to the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning provides information and expectations for teaching dossiers:

The materials should demonstrate those areas of mathematics to which the applicant can readily contribute. 

Interested candidates should submit by email a single PDF file containing a cover letter which provides details about Canadian Residency status, the curriculum vitae, a summary of research interests, a teaching philosophy statement, and contact information of three referees to by May 7, 2018, or mail to

The Search Committee
Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta CANADA T2N 1N4.
Phone: 403-220-5210
Fax: 403-282-5150

The review of applications will begin on May 7, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Details about the Department of Mathematics and Statistics are available through the department’s webpage.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Science visit Careers in the Faculty of Science.

About the University of Calgary
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