Tenure-track position in Financial Mathematics

Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada
Job Description: 

The Department of Mathematics at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2012, subject to budgetary approval.

To be considered, an applicant must possess a PhD in an area of the mathematical sciences, must have an active research program with strong potential for external funding, and must demonstrate superior ability and commitment to teaching. Applicants whose research lies in Financial Mathematics will be given priority, but applicants whose research includes Financial Mathematics in combination with another of the Department’s areas of focus will also be considered.

The Mathematics Department is a dynamic part of the Faculty of Science, with leading researchers in many fields, including interdisciplinary areas. The Department offers undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Financial Mathematics, and an MSc program in Mathematics for Science and Finance. In addition, it hosts a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Mathematical Modelling and several other research groups. More details concerning the Department and its programs may be found at http://www.wlu.ca/homepage.php?grp_id=43.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications, a statement of current and prospective research interests, a statement summarizing teaching experience and interests, and contact information (address, telephone, and email) for at least three referees, to Prof. D. Marc Kilgour, Chair, Department of Mathematics, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3C5, Canada, or to mkilgour@wlu.ca. Applications will be accepted until January 10, 2012.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. Although Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority, all qualified candidates, including international candidates, are encouraged to apply.

Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Dr. Paul Jessop (pjessop@wlu.ca). Further information on the equity policy can be found at https://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=2465&p=10545

Job Categories: 
Universities and colleges
Deadline for Application: 
Jan 10 2012