Two-year term position – Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, Faculty of Science

Applications are invited for a two year term position in the area of Statistics / Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, effective January 1, 2021, or as mutually agreed.

Qualifications:  A minimum of a Master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in Statistics (preferred), Mathematics, or a closely related area. Relevant experience in undergraduate teaching is required. Experience with online teaching would be an asset.

Teaching responsibilities:  The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Statistics and Mathematics, including first- and second-year courses in Statistics and Linear Algebra, with a possibility of teaching higher level courses.  Due to COVID-19, some courses may need to be delivered by a synchronous online format.

Research & Service responsibilities:  The successful candidate will have an opportunity to apply for internal research funding, to supervise undergraduate honours projects in Mathematics, and to participate on faculty committees, including participating in program development within the department. There is a possibility of graduate student co-supervision and committee service in Brandon University’s applied M.Sc. program. For candidates with a strong background in Statistics or other highly applied areas, there would be a possibility of collaboration with faculty members in a variety of other disciplines.

The Department offers B.Sc. degree programs and B.Sc. (Honours) degree programs with Majors and Minors in both Mathematics and Computer Science.

Applicants are invited to consult the Brandon University course calendar for more information on program offerings.

Application Deadline: September 4, 2020, or until position is filled

Start Date: January 1, 2021

Rank and Salary: Lecturer or Assistant Professor; salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

To be considered applications should be sent via email in a single pdf file of reasonable size and MUST include a cover letter outlining how their qualifications and experience fit the position, a current curriculum vitae, copies of transcript(s), indication of citizenship or Canadian immigration status, summary of teaching experience, a research statement, a statement of teaching philosophy, as well as evidence of the quality of their teaching if available to:

Dr. Bernadette Ardelli, Dean of Science, Brandon University; e-mail:


We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  The names and contact information of three referees will be requested of short-listed candidates.

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit.  All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority.  Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment.  This starts with the hiring process.  If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, please indicate it in your cover letter.  All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential.  To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.


Issued July 28, 2020