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Memorial University of Newfoundland

Tenure-Track Position in Mathematics/Statistics

The School of Science and the Environment at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University in Corner Brook, Newfoundland invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Mathematics/Statistics commencing August 1, 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, computer science, or a related discipline. Duties will include teaching a range of courses, undertaking an active research program, and contributing to academic service and community engagement activities. Teaching responsibilities have an undergraduate focus and include introductory and upper year courses within a B.Sc. in Computational Mathematics (, an interdisciplinary B.Sc. in General Science (, a Minor in Mathematics, and math/statistics courses which support programs in other disciplines, including Business, Engineering and Nursing. Previous teaching experience at the university level is expected. Candidates with the ability to teach and develop upper-level courses in areas such as mathematical modelling, statistics, optimization or mathematical computation, are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant would be expected to seek external research funding. Supervision of undergraduate and graduate students within an active, externally funded research program is encouraged. Mathematics faculty members at Grenfell may supervise or co-supervise students in interdisciplinary graduate programs on this campus as well as in the MSc and PhD programs in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the St. John's campus of Memorial University. Scientists from provincial and federal agencies are located on campus or in the immediate vicinity offering further local opportunities for interdisciplinary research collaboration.

Memorial University is one of the largest universities in Atlantic Canada. As the province's only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John's and Corner Brook (Grenfell Campus). Grenfell Campus has an enrolment of ~1100 undergraduate and ~70 graduate students. Corner Brook is a friendly and safe city with excellent summer and winter outdoor recreational opportunities, situated in an area of great natural beauty which includes Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For more information about Memorial University and Grenfell Campus, please visit or

The deadline to receive applications is 1 February 2019. Candidates should forward an electronic application indicating the position to which the application is being made in the subject line with the correct reference number. Applications should include (a) curriculum vitae; (b) a teaching dossier demonstrating teaching approaches and evidence of teaching effectiveness; (c) a research statement; and (d) the names and complete contact information of three referees. All applications should be forwarded via email to Dr. Michele Piercey-Normore, Dean, School of Science and the Environment, Grenfell Campus:

Dr. Michele Piercey-Normore, Dean, School of Science and the Environment
Grenfell Campus
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada A2H 5G4

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.

Memorial University of Newfoundland is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. As part of Memorial University's commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact

Submitted on Wed, 19 Dec 2018 16:58:01 +0000