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University of Manitoba, Department of Mathematics, Department Head

Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Department Head
Position # 29664/AM993

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a 5-year term position as Head and a full-time tenured position at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor, commencing July 1, 2021, or on a date mutually agreed upon. The Department seeks an established scholar with a commitment to research, academic leadership and excellence in teaching. Outstanding candidates in any area of mathematics will be considered. The department has particular strengths in algebra, analysis, combinatorics, data science, geometry/topology, mathematical biology and numerical analysis. The successful candidate will have a track record of high quality scholarly research leading to peer assessed publications, will have established an independent, innovative, scholarly, externally fundable research program, will have demonstrated strong and outstanding teaching contributions, will have demonstrated strong administrative, leadership and management skills, and will exhibit evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative environment. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To enrich our Department and create role models for a diverse population of students, we particularly invite applications from those who can support and enhance our diversity, including women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, racialized persons, and those committed to a diverse environment.

The Department currently has 25 full time tenured and tenure track faculty members and 7 Instructors. It offers Major and Honours programs in pure and applied mathematics including a co-op option plus joint Honours programs at the undergraduate level, and course-based and thesis-based M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs at the graduate level. The Department is supported by strong research links with other University of Manitoba departments including Physics and Astronomy, Biological Sciences, Statistics and Computer Science. Further information about the Department can be obtained from

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The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Applications including a curriculum vitae, a description of teaching philosophy, a summary of research interests, a three-page research plan and contact information for three references should be sent to (PDF files preferred). Please ensure to specify position number 29664/AM993 in the application. For further information contact the Search Committee Chair at The closing date for receipt of applications is March 31, 2021. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.


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