Associate Professor / Professor - Pure Mathematics

Date Posted: 10/16/2020
Closing Date: 11/30/2020, 11:59PM EDT Open Until Filled
Req ID: 457
Job Category: Faculty - Tenure Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Scarborough
Department: Department of Computer & Mathematical Sciences
Campus:University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)




The Department of Computer & Mathematical Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a full-time tenure stream appointment in Pure Mathematics. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2021 or shortly thereafter.   


Candidates in all areas of Pure Mathematics will be considered. The successful applicant will have the chance to contribute to the further development of Pure Mathematics at the University of Toronto and also to the further expansion of our Department in that direction in the future. They may also be able to enhance their research through collaboration with institutions outside the Department of Mathematics, such as the Fields Institute. 


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field, and a clearly demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek exceptional candidates who would complement and broaden our existing strengths, see https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/cms/faculty-of-mathematics.  They must have an established international reputation, have sustained over several years a record of research excellence at the highest level internationally, and will be expected to maintain and lead an outstanding, innovative, competitive, independent and externally funded research program at that level. 


Excellence in research will be demonstrated by a record of sustained and impactful contributions and publications in top ranked mathematics journals, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, distinguished awards and accolades, and other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline, as well as strong endorsements by referees of top international stature.


Evidence for excellence in teaching must be provided through teaching accomplishments, a record of innovative curriculum development, a sustained record of graduate supervision, strong letters of reference, and a teaching dossier (including a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and strong teaching evaluations) submitted as part of the application.  Candidates must also show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment demonstrated through the application materials.


The successful candidate will be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Mathematics at the University of Toronto. They will be expected to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervisions, and to participate actively in the Graduate Department of Mathematics


Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse metropolitan areas in the world.  It is an international leader in Mathematics research and education. For questions about the position, please contact: jolyn.duan@utoronto.ca and for more information about our department, please see our website https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/cms/.


Application material for the position must be submitted online through MathJobs, https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/16555. It must include the candidate's cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research statement, a teaching dossier (including a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations), the AMS Standard Cover Sheet, and at least four letters of reference (on letterhead, signed and scanned) uploaded to MathJobs directly by the writers, including at least one primarily addressing the candidate's teaching.


Review of applications will begin after November 30, 2020 and applicants should endeavor to have all materials submitted by then, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 


Caution: This ad is “posted only” to the U of T faculty job board. Please see the information above for the application instructions. Applications submitted via the U of T platform will NOT be considered for this position.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.


The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.


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