Tenure-track Position in Statistics

University of Ottawa


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Ottawa invites applications to fill at least one tenure-track position in Statistics at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level, to begin July 1, 2020.

Title of the position: Assistant, Associate or Full professor.

Duties: The functions of a member of the academic staff include, in varying proportions: a) teaching activities; b) scholarly activities pertaining to research and / or professional work; c) academic service activities, d) supervision of graduate students.

Terms: Tenure-track position.

Benefits package: The University of Ottawa provides a competitive salary, start-up funds, complete compensation package which includes long term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, University of Ottawa Pension Plan, tuition fee waiver program and optional life insurance.

Location of work:  Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Ottawa, STEM Complex, 150 Louis-Pasteur, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5.

Contact information: Dr. Paul-Eugène Parent, Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, STEM Complex, 150 Louis-Pasteur, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, matchair@uottawa.ca. Telephone: 613-562-5864, fax: 613-562-5776.

Skills requirements:

  • Education: Ph.D. or equivalent in Statistics at the time of hiring.
  • Work experience: We are seeking candidates with a proven track record in research, who can teach at undergraduate and graduate levels, and who have the desire and ability to supervise graduate students, to be active in the statistical community and contribute to the success of the department. Excellent candidates in all areas of Statistics are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to candidates in Biostatistics and Applied Statistics.  

Application deadline: November 20, 2019

Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a research plan, a teaching statement, and arrange for four confidential letters of recommendation (one of which addresses teaching), to be submitted online via MathJobs (www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/14815). Applicants are encouraged to include copies of (up to) three of their most significant publications. They should also indicate in their covering letter how their research interests complement those of the members of the department. Applications will be reviewed from November 20, 2019 until the position is filled.

Other information:

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is part of the Ottawa-Carleton Mathematics Institute and is one of the sponsors of the Fields Institute (Toronto), Centre de Recherches Mathématiques (Montréal), and the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute.

The University of Ottawa is justly proud of its 160-year tradition of bilingualism. At the time of tenure, professors are encouraged to function in a bilingual setting. Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides training to staff members and their spouses in their second official language.

Paul-Eugène Parent, Professor and Chair
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Ottawa

According to government policy, all qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.

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