University of Guelph
Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Chair in Bioinformatics
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Guelph
invites applications for a full-time tenure track position to start as
soon as possible, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The
successful candidate will also occupy a Chair in Bioinformatics, with a
reduced teaching commitment until January 2007.

The Department, currently with 27 faculty, offers strong teaching and
research programs to the PhD degree, emphasizing: biomathematics,
biostatistics, dynamical systems, linear models and computational
statistics, numerical analysis, optimization,  survival analysis.
Research programs are enhanced by faculty and graduate student
participation in the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical
Sciences. In addition, faculty are active participants of several
projects in the Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex
Systems (MITACS) research network and the Shared Hierarchical Academic
Research Computing Network (SHARCNET).  Further information concerning
the department is available at .
The University of Guelph has over 40 faculty, across three Colleges,
that conduct a broad spectrum of molecular and quantitative genetics
research, including applications to plant and animal genetics and to

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a vigorous research
program in some aspects of bioinformatics, to develop selected collaborations
with geneticists, to develop a strong graduate program and to teach, at a
reduced level, both graduate and undergraduate courses.  Applications or
nominations should include a curriculum vitae, research and teaching plans
and the names of three references.  Forward applications to:

Dr. O.B. Allen
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON Canada  N1G 2W1
fax: 519-837-0221

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians
and permanent residents will be given priority. Applications or nominations
will be considered until the position is filled, but initial consideration
of applications will begin 1 November 2003.

The University of Guelph is committed to an employment equity program
that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty
and staff. We therefore particularly encourage applications from qualified
aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, members of visible
minorities and women.