Tenure-track position in Statistics

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Job Description

Dalhousie University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Statistics and a demonstrated record of quality research. The priorities for this appointment are the excellence of the candidate, their ability to initiate a successful funded research program (involving the training of HQP), and potential for excellence in teaching at all levels of statistics – both undergraduate and graduate.

The division of Statistics within the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Dalhousie is a collaborative group with long-standing interactions with its medical school and established research excellence in computational biology and evolutionary bioinformatics, machine learning and statistical applications in marine biology and oceanography.

The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter. Consideration of candidates will continue until October 31, 2021.

Dalhousie is Atlantic Canada’s leading research university. The main campus in situated in Halifax – a city known for its vibrant spirit, rich history, and scenic waterfront.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

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

How to Apply

Application Deadline: 31/10/2021

All application materials must be submitted online via PeopleAdmin at:


Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of three references, a research proposal (max 3 pages) and a statement of teaching interests and experience in their applications. References will be contacted directly by the department.