University of Alberta

Max Wyman - Term Assistant Professor - Statistics

SCI Mathematical&StatisticalSc

Competition No.  -    A113337476
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Alberta invites applications for a Max Wyman Term Assistant Professorship in the area of Statistics. This is a non-tenure-track, three-year fixed-term position under the Academic Teaching Staff (ATS) agreement. The position offers a stimulating research and teaching environment with a reduced teaching load (averaging two one-semester courses per year). A start-up research grant is included with the position. Salary is commensurate with experience in accordance with the ATS Agreement.

Applicants are expected to have a PhD degree in Statistics or Biostatistics by July 1, 2019, demonstrated accomplishments and outstanding promise in research in an area of Statistics, as well as a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching. Applicants are expected to develop an independent research program and will be eligible to apply for federal research funds in accordance with University policies and procedures.

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).

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, research and teaching profile outlining experience and/or interests, and at least three confidential letters of reference. Review of applications will begin December 23, 2018, however the competition will remain open until filled. All applications are to be submitted through MathJobs ( Early applications are encouraged. Any questions regarding this position should be sent to

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.

Salary will commensurate with experience in accordance with the ATS Agreement.

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

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.