Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics

Wilfrid Laurier University,  Waterloo, Canada

Tenure-Track Faculty Position

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, 2009. To be considered, an applicant must possess a PhD (or be near completion) from an area of the mathematical sciences, must demonstrate superior ability and commitment to teaching, and have an active research program with strong potential for external funding. Applicants whose research lies in one or more areas of departmental focus will be given priority.

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 Financial Mathematics, an MSc program in Mathematics for Science and Finance, and hosts a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Mathematical Modelling. More details concerning the Department and its programs may be found at http://www.wlu.ca/~wwwmath/ . Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, research plan (documenting interests and experience), copies of recent publications and a teaching dossier (including teaching evaluations), and contact information (address, telephone, and email) for at least three referees to Dr. Syd Bulman-Fleming, Chair, Department of Mathematics, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3C5, FAX 519-884-9738.

Electronic submissions are accepted, and should be sent to sbulman@wlu.ca .

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2008, but applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified individuals of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. Members of the designated groups wishing to be considered for employment equity must self-identify, in confidence, to the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Dr. Deborah MacLatchy, Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5.


The University has a new Science Research Center and a dynamic research community in mathematical and computational sciences with several labs, including Mathematical Modelling for New Technologies, Financial Mathematics, and others.  Laurier is part of the Shared Hierarchical Academic Research Computing Network (SHARCNET). The University is the older of the two Universities in the city of Waterloo. The University Library belongs to the TriUniversity Group of Libraries which unites library resources at the Wilfrid Laurier University, the University of Guelph, and the University of Waterloo.  The Waterloo region is one of the fastest growing communities in Canada, with a population of half a million people. It is located in the beautiful part of the South-Western Ontario, a short driving distance from the western edge of the Greenbelt of Toronto,  the largest city in Canada.

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