Assistant Professor, Data Science

The Department of Statistical Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Data Science. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2020 or shortly thereafter.

We are interested in candidates who demonstrate excellence in teaching and research, whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental research areas https://www.statistics.utoronto.ca/research.

Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Statistics or a related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter. Excellence in research is evidenced primarily by the quality of published papers in top ranked and field relevant academic journals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier, a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and the teaching evaluations submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference.

The University of Toronto is an international leader in statistical science research and education. The successful candidate will be expected to establish innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program. The successful candidate will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada’s leading university. The Greater Toronto Area offers amazing cultural and demographic diversity and one of the highest standards of living in the world.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants must apply online at AcademicJobsOnline, https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14788 and submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a list of publications or forthcoming publications; a research statement outlining current and future research interests; one sample article-length publication; and a teaching dossier to include a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations. Applicants must also arrange to have at least three letters of reference (on letterhead and signed) uploaded through AcademicJobsOnline directly by the writers.

All applicant materials, including signed reference letters, must be received by November 25, 2019.

For more information about the Department of Statistical Sciences, please visit our website at https://www.statistics.utoronto.ca or contact Katrina Mintis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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.

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

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