The Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a tenure-track position in Statistics. The Department welcomes applications at the Assistant Professor level, but more senior applicants will also be considered. The Department is specifically encouraging applications in the priority area of high dimensional, large or complex data settings, including high dimensional regression, computational statistics and statistical machine learning, multivariate modelling and spatial statistics.
The Department has research links across McGill University in the Faculty of Medicine and within the Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre (in Biostatistics, Human Genetics, the Genome Innovation Centre, and the Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics) and across the Faculty of Science (Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Physics, School of Computer Sciences). Applicants with applied interests in related fields are welcomed.
Candidates must have a doctoral degree at the date of appointment, and must have demonstrated excellence in methodological research in Statistics. They must also have the desire and potential to contribute to the educational programs of the Department at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Applications should be made through MathJobs.Org (Position ID: McGill-STAT) and must include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research outline, a teaching statement which includes an account of teaching experience, and at least four references (with one addressing the teaching record). Candidates are also encouraged to provide web links for up to three selected reprints or preprints, or to upload them to MathJobs.Org.
Candidates must ensure that letters of reference are submitted, preferably through mathjobs.org, although in exceptional circumstances they may be mailed to
Chair, Statistics Search Committee
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
805, rue Sherbrooke ouest
Montréal QC H3A 0B9 Canada
All applications received on or before 15 December 2014 will be considered: subsequent applications will be considered until the position is filled. For further details or clarifications, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
Applications for postdoctoral fellowships are handled by the CRM. Potential applicants should consult the appropriate page on the CRM website, but it would be helpful if they were also in contact with a potential supervisor in the department.