Assistant Professor - Applied Mathematics

School/Institution:University of Toronto, Canada, Toronto 

Discipline: Applied Mathematics

Employment Type:Full-time


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Assistant Professor - Applied Mathematics

Job description

Type: Assistant Professor - Applied Mathematics

Req ID: 455

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 and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a full-time tenure stream appointment in Applied Mathematics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Candidates in all areas of Applied Mathematics will be considered. The successful applicant will have the chance to contribute to the further development of Applied 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 institutions 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 by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter, and demonstrate a record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek exceptional candidates who would complement our existing strengths, see

The successful candidate will be expected to mount independent, innovative research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, externally funded research program.

Excellence in research will be demonstrated by a record of contributions and publications in top ranked mathematics journals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, the research statement submitted, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of top international stature.

Evidence for excellence in teaching must be provided through teaching accomplishments, strong letters of reference, and a teaching dossier (including a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations) submitted as part of the application.

Candidates are also expected to 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 also have an appointment in the tri-campus Graduate Department of Mathematics at the University of Toronto. The successful candidate 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 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 positions, please contact: and for more about information about our department, please see our website

Application material for the position must be submitted online through MathJobs at 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, as well as 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 color, 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.

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