Assistant Teaching Professor

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Victoria invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position, leading to a continuing position, to commence July 1, 2019, 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 Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics is preferred, although outstanding candidates holding a Master’s degree may be considered. 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. Ability to teach introductory differential equations will be considered an extra asset. Successful applicants will be expected to teach and co-ordinate multi-section courses, to engage in curriculum development and scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL), and to contribute through service to the Department and the University. Assistant Teaching Professors with a strong record in both teaching and SoTL may apply to become a tenured Teaching Professor after their eleventh year.

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

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, Dr. Marcelo Laca (). The Department encourages applicants who have experienced career interruptions for parental or other types of leaves to apply.

Review of applications will begin on January 3rd 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

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 (

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.