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   University of Alberta : Tenure-Track Position in Mathematical Finance

Assistant Professor, Mathematical Finance

The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Alberta invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of Mathematical Finance. This position is at the Assistant Professor level, but an appointment at a higher level may be possible under exceptional circumstances.

The successful candidate will have established accomplishments and outstanding promise in research, as well as a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching. We offer an excellent research environment with a normal teaching load of three courses per year. A close fit with some of the existing research being presently conducted in the Department is an asset but all areas of Mathematical Finance will be considered.

Alberta is one of the leading Mathematics Departments in Canada and has strong connections with other mathematical institutes, such as the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS), and the Banff International Research Station (BIRS). For more information about the Department, please visit our website at

Applicants must hold a PhD Degree or equivalent, and submit their curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching profile outlining experience and/or interests, and at least three confidential letters of reference to:

Arturo Pianzola, Chair
Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G1

Electronic submissions should be directed to The closing date for applications is November 7, 2008, or until a suitable candidate is found. Early applications are encouraged.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

Submitted on Fri, 29 Aug 2008 15:04:10 -0700