Nine (9) Month Term Position - School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences - Faculty of Science

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Position Type: 
Academic Opening
Closing Date: 
Friday, May 12, 2017
Date of Posting: 
April 19, 2017
School of Mathematical & Computational Science, Faculty of Science
Nine (9) Month Term Position

The University of Prince Edward Island’s School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences invites applications for a nine-month term (August 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018) faculty position in the area of Mathematics at the Lecturer or Assistant Professor level. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at UPEI consists of 16 professors and two instructors, and offers programs in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Actuarial Science, Financial Mathematics, Data Analytics, Business Analytics, Video Game Programming and Mathematics with Engineering.

The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences is in a period of expansion, with new programs and growing numbers of students.

The successful applicant will teach six courses, with four of the courses being introductory mathematics courses (multiple sections of the same course) and two other courses possibly being upper level mathematics courses. The successful applicant should have a record of strong teaching ability, with experience and demonstrated competence in undergraduate mathematics teaching, and expertise teaching some advanced undergraduate algebra courses will be an asset.

It is preferred that applicants have a Ph.D. in Mathematics, however persons with a Master’s degree in Mathematics will also be considered.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Full-time, term faculty receive a comprehensive fringe benefits package including group life, accidental death and dismemberment, supplemental health, travel insurance.

Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier including: a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of mathematics courses taught, and statistical summaries from all teaching evaluations and the names and contact information for three references to:

Gordon MacDonald, Associate Dean
School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences
University of Prince Edward Islandvir
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown PE
Canada C1A 4P3
Telephone: (902) 628-4349
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.

Review of applications will begin on May 12, 2017 and will continue until a suitable applicant is identified.

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