University of Alberta

Assistant Professor - Algebra and Geometry

SCI Mathematical&StatisticalSc

Competition No.  -    A113333924
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

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 Algebra and Geometry. An appointment at a higher level may be possible under exceptional circumstances. The Department offers an excellent research environment with a normal teaching load of two-and-a-half courses per year.

We seek an individual who complements the Department's existing strength by the use of algebraic and/or geometric methods in their research. Preferential consideration will be given to applicants whose research is of interest to the members of the Algebra and Geometry group. Examples (not a comprehensive list) of such areas are: Algebraic groups and related topics, automorphic forms, derived categories in algebraic geometry, infinite-dimensional Lie theory, K-theory, mathematical physics and mirror symmetry.

The successful candidate will establish their own research program, supervise graduate students and teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants will have a PhD degree or international equivalent, demonstrated accomplishments and outstanding promise in research as well as a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching.

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 are to be submitted 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.

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.