Tenure Track Position - Financial Mathematics - Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science *Amended*

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Academic Opening
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 18, 2015
Date of Posting: 
June 1, 2015
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science
Tenure Track Position

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications from candidates at all levels for a tenure track position in the field of Financial Mathematics at the University of Prince Edward Island, located at 550 University Avenue, in Charlottetown, PEI. 

We seek exceptional candidates with industry experience who will work with our department to establish a new program in Financial Mathematics.  This is part of a larger strategic initiative that would see the addition of programs at UPEI that focus on applied areas of Mathematics and Statistics, including Financial Mathematics, Actuarial Science and Analytics.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Financial Mathematics, or a related field.  The successful candidate would be expected to participate in the planning and implementation of the new curriculum.  They would be expected to maintain an active research program, and teach broadly, across all years.

The salary range is $96,055 - $105,736 annually, commensurate with credentials and experience.  Full-time, permanent faculty receive a comprehensive fringe benefits package including group life, accidental death and dismemberment, supplemental health, travel insurance, pension, and long-term disability insurance.  This appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants should submit their full curriculum vitae, letter of application, statement of research interests and experience, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references to:

Shannon Fitzpatrick
Hiring Committee Chair
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown PE
Canada C1A 4P3
Telephone: (902) 566-0508
E-mail: mathstats@upei.ca
Fax: (902) 566-0466

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Closing date for applications is September 18, 2015.  However, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.


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