University of Alberta

Full Professor - Probability

SCI Mathematical & Statistical Sciences

Competition No.  -    A113332556
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Alberta invites applications for a tenured position at the Full Professor level in Probability. Preferential consideration will be given to applicants showing clear potential to complement and extend the Department’s current strengths. The department seeks a proven leader in Stochastic Analysis with an extensive research record to take a leadership role within the department.  Priority will be given to candidates whose work is related to the study of Malliavin calculus, stochastic partial differential equations, long-range dependence, inference in stochastic processes and mathematical finance.

The successful candidate will have an established research program, outstanding international reputation, and a PhD or international equivalent. The successful candidate will supervise graduate students and teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels.  

The University of Alberta has one of the leading Mathematics departments in Canada, with strong connections to other mathematical institutes, such as the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), and the Banff International Research Station (BIRS).  For more information about the Department, please visit

All applications should be done through Mathjobs: Early applications are encouraged. Any questions regarding this position should be sent to Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a research statement, teaching profile outlining experience and interests, and at least three confidential letters of reference. 

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. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

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, Métis 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.