Wednesday, October 24, 2018

[DMANET] Ryerson University, Tenure Track Faculty Position in Discrete Mathematics

Ryerson University: Tenure Track Faculty Position in Discrete Mathematics

The Opportunity
The Department of Mathematics in the Faculty of Science at Ryerson
University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in
Discrete Mathematics at the Assistant Professor level, commencing on July
1, 2019, subject to final budgetary approval.

The Department of Mathematics has 19 tenured and tenure-track faculty
members. Research interests include discrete mathematics, financial
mathematics, fluid dynamics, and mathematical biology. The department has a
strong Master's program in applied mathematics, a recently created PhD
Program and vibrant undergraduate programs in financial mathematics, and in
mathematics and its applications. We welcome you to visit to learn more about our evolving department.

Responsibilities will include contributing to our undergraduate and
graduate programs through teaching and student supervision. Successful
candidates will also be expected to establish and maintain a strong,
independent, and externally-funded research program in discrete
mathematics, and be engaged in the academic life of the Department, the
Faculty, and the University.

The successful candidate must hold both an earned PhD and postdoctoral or
similar experience in discrete mathematics or related field. Candidates
must hold a strong research profile (for example, evidence of an emerging
scholarly record, ability to establish and maintain an independent,
externally funded research program), and show a strong commitment to
graduate and undergraduate teaching and student training, and a capacity
for collegial service. Evidence of international standing and grant funding
will be positive
assets. Candidates must have demonstrated a commitment and record of
upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in their service,
teaching, and scholarly, research or creative activities. Candidates will
be expected to demonstrate their ability to work with a diverse student
population. We encourage applications in all areas of discrete mathematics,
with preference given to those whose research aligns with members of the
Graphs at Ryerson group Evidence of
connections with industry and grant funding will be positive assets.

Equity at Ryerson University
At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path
to become Canada's leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to
this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as
fundamental to our institutional culture. Our current academic plan
outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.
Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to
upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us
to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to
correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we
encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically
disadvantaged and marginalized, Department of Mathematics Faculty of
Science including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous
peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities,
and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. Indigenous candidates who
would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University, the city, and
the Indigenous community are welcome to contact Ms. Tracey King, M.Ed.,
Aboriginal HR Consultant, Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Initiative,
at . Please note that all qualified candidates are
encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent
residents will be given priority.

As an employer, we are working towards a people first culture and are proud
to have been selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers and a
Greater Toronto's Top Employer for 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. To learn more
about our work environment, colleagues, leaders, students and innovative
educational environment, visit , check out @RyersonU ,
@RyersonHR and
@RyersonECI on Twitter , and visit our LinkedIn company page .

How to apply?
Applicants are asked to submit their applications online at . Applications must include:
● a cover letter; please also indicate your contributions to making your
discipline more equitable
and inclusive through committee work, community engagement, social media,
or advocacy
● a current curriculum vitae describing your scholarly and professional
development via your education and research activities
● a proposal describing short- and long-term research plans and past
research achievements (up to 3 pages)
● electronic copies of up to three (3) recently published research papers
● a teaching statement (up to 3 pages), and a dossier of syllabi and other
evidence of teaching capacity, if available. These must demonstrate how you
(or how you intend to) engage, encourage, and develop the learning capacity
of a diverse student population.
Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a
permanent resident of Canada.

Additional inquiries may be sent by email to Dr. Larry Kolasa, Chair of the
Department of Mathematics . Review of applications will
begin December 1, 2018 , and will continue until the position is filled. We
thank applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those under
consideration will be contacted. Letters of reference (3) will only be
requested for shortlisted applicants, and will be submitted to . This position falls under the jurisdiction of
the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA).
● The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at:
● The RFA's website can be found at: .
● A summary of RFA benefits can be found at:

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