Faculty Postings

Robotics - Tenure Stream

The Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a tenure stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Robotics, to begin on July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

Candidates must have a PhD in computer science or robotics or a related field by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. We are interested in candidates in the following areas of robotics: biomimetic robotics, humanoid robotics, robot control, robot vision, medical robotics, assistive robotics, or human-robot interaction.

Excellence in research will be evidenced primarily by presentation at top ranked conferences and publications in high impact journals in robotics, awards and accolades, the submitted research statement, and strong reference letters by referees of top international stature. A strong commitment to excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier including a teaching statement, sample course materials and teaching evaluations, as well as strong endorsements from referees.

The University of Toronto is an international leader in computer science research and education. UTM is part of the tri-campus University of Toronto system, and the successful candidate will hold his/her appointment in the Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at UTM and will also be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Computer Science. UTM is embarking on an ambitious expansion to its computer science program over the next several years and in the near term is focused on growing its research cluster in robotics. The successful candidate will complement the existing strengths in robotics research and extend the range of robotics courses offered to computer science undergraduate and graduate students. The successful candidate is expected to pursue innovative research at the highest international level; to establish a strong, externally funded independent research program; and to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. The position comes with substantial start-up funding, including a significant new laboratory space allocation, resulting in a unique opportunity to extend a new research enterprise in a thriving metropolitan area.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, and is competitive with our North American peers.

Applicants should apply online through AcademicJobsOnline at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14990, and include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research statement, and a teaching dossier to include a teaching statement and additional supporting materials such as sample course materials 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.

Review of applications will begin after December 9, 2019 and applicants should endeavour to have all materials submitted by then, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For additional enquiries, please contact Julia Martyn, Chair's Assistant, at julia.martyn@utoronto.ca.

For more information about the Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Toronto Mississauga see our website at https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/math-cs-stats/. Information about the Tri-campus Graduate Department of Computer Science can be found at www.cs.toronto.edu

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.

 

Pure Math - Tenure Stream

The Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for up to two tenure-stream appointments in the area of Pure Mathematics. The appointments will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and will commence on July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have a PhD degree in Mathematics or a related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Candidates in all areas of Pure Mathematics will be considered.  

We seek exceptional candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths (see our websites at http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/math-cs-stats/ and http://www.math.toronto.edu/). The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program. The successful candidate will be a member of the tri-campus graduate Department of Mathematics at the University of Toronto.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence as demonstrated by a record of publications in top-ranked Mathematics 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 commitment to 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.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto is an international leader in Mathematics research and education. It offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse metropolitan areas in the world. For more information, please see our websites, http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/math-cs-stats/ and http://www.math.toronto.edu/.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply through MathJobs at: https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/14479. Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a list of publications; a research statement outlining current and future research interests; and a teaching dossier to include a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations. Applicants must also arrange to have at least four valid letters of reference (on letterhead, dated and signed) uploaded through MathJobs directly by the writers, including at least one primarily addressing the candidate's teaching, by the closing date.

Review of applications will begin after November 14, 2019 and applicants should endeavour to have all materials submitted by then, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  For additional enquiries, please contact Julia Martyn, Chair’s Assistant, at julia.martyn@utoronto.ca.

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.

 

Mathematics - Teaching Stream

The Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) seeks up to three (3) enthusiastic and innovative faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, in the field of Mathematics beginning July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

Candidates must have a PhD in mathematics by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter.

We seek candidates who have a strong record of excellent teaching, who exhibit the intellectual curiosity to pursue novel and innovative methods of thinking and teaching, and who are interested in establishing a long-term teaching career in the Department. Candidates’ teaching interests should complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths (https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/math-cs-stats/home). Candidates must have teaching expertise in a degree-granting program at the undergraduate program level, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development and development of online material/lectures. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities.

Successful candidates must have strong endorsements from referees of high standing, demonstrating both excellent teaching and evidence of commitment to pedagogical enquiry and teaching innovation. Evidence of excellence in teaching will also be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, and the teaching dossier, including a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations, submitted as part of the application.

Teaching duties in the undergraduate program may include core courses at the first and/or second year level, as well as upper-level courses, in one of the candidate's fields of expertise. Responsibilities may include undergraduate teaching, managing teaching assistants, developing course materials, and curriculum development. In addition, each faculty member may have some responsibility for student recruitment and departmental administration.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply through MathJobs at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/14124. Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of career goals and teaching philosophy, and a teaching dossier (to include sample syllabi and teaching evaluations). Applicants must also arrange to have three to five letters of recommendation (on letterhead, dated and signed) addressing teaching, uploaded through MathJobs directly by the writers.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by October 15, 2019. For additional enquiries, please contact Julia Martyn, Chair’s Assistant, at julia.martyn@utoronto.ca.

For more information about the Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences please visit our home page: http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/math-cs-stats/.

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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