Limited-Term, Full-Time Faculty Position in Statistics, University of Victoria

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, at the University of Victoria, invites applications for a limited-term faculty position in Statistics, from July 1st, 2016 to June 30th, 2017. This is a full-time teaching appointment for one year only. Junior statisticians who want to further their teaching experience are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applicants with expertise in any area of statistics are welcome to apply. Candidates must hold an MSc or PhD in statistics or a closely related field and must have experience in teaching post secondary statistics courses. Experience in teaching statistics courses at the upper undergraduate and graduate levels will be an asset.

The primary role of the appointee will be teaching. The teaching load is six courses over the duration of this appointment.

Applications should be made through   A complete application will include a cover letter detailing interest in, and experience pertaining to, the position; a research statement; a curriculum vitae; and a teaching dossier.  These should be uploaded to the MathJobs site.

Applicants should arrange for at least three letters of reference to be uploaded to MathJobs in support of their application.  At least one letter should address teaching.

Questions about this position are welcomed and can be addressed to the Chair of Mathematics and Statistics, Dr. Roderick Edwards (

Review of applications will begin  January 15, 2016  and 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.
The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal People, 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.

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