Assistant Teaching Professor Position

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Victoria invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position, leading to a continuing position, and subsequent eligibility for tenure, to commence July 1, 2020, or as soon as possible after that date.  Successful applicants will be welcomed into a stimulating, collegial and culturally diverse department with an outstanding record in both research and teaching, and a University community that is strongly supportive of mathematical sciences training across a wide range of disciplines. A documented record of improving the participation of underrepresented groups in the mathematical sciences and an articulated plan to continue such activities will be considered an asset.


A Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics is required.  Successful applicants will demonstrate a passion for teaching and will provide documented evidence of excellence in the delivery of mathematical sciences courses at the first- and second-year level.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach a wide range of courses within the Department.  The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to teach students from a variety of departments and backgrounds.  Experience in teaching Mathematics for Elementary Education, Pre-calculus, Calculus for Biological and Social Sciences, OR Statistics for Business, will be considered an asset.

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Information about the department, including descriptions of courses offered, can be found at its website:

Additional information

The University of Victoria is located in Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, at the southeastern tip of Vancouver Island.  Founded in 1963, the University is ranked as one of the leading universities in Canada with a reputation for excellence in research and teaching.  Victoria is one of the most scenic locales in Canada with a pleasant climate year round. 

Faculty and Librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association.

Contact information

Applications should be made through, and should include: a cover letter detailing interest in and experience pertaining to the position; a curriculum vitae; a teaching dossier (or equivalent documentation) that outlines teaching experience, philosophy and effectiveness; and at least three letters of reference in support of the application.  Questions about this position are welcomed and can be addressed to the Chair of Mathematics and Statistics at The Department encourages applicants who have experienced career interruptions for parental or other types of leaves to apply.

Application deadline

Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.

Equity statement

UVic is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power. We actively encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity. More information on our equity statement can be found at:  

The University of Victoria Campus is located on the traditional lands of the Coast Salish Peoples and we are privileged to do our work in a way that is inspired by their history, customs and culture.

The University acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research achievement. We encourage applicants to explain in their application the impact that career interruptions have had on their record.

Persons with disabilities, who anticipate needing accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, may contact Faculty Relations and Academic Administration in the Office of the VP Academic and Provost at Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Please indicate in your application package if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.