University of Guelph
Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Faculty positions (2)   

Assistant Professor 

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Guelph invites
applications for a full-time tenure track position to start July 1, 2004 or thereafter, at the rank of
Assistant Professor in Statistics. Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in statistics and evidence of
strong research and teaching potential at all levels. All areas in statistics will be considered, but
the new faculty member is expected to actively participate in our graduate program in applied
statistics.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Candidates should submit, by 1 December, 2003, a curriculum vita to:
O. B. Allen, Chair
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1
Fax: (519)837-0221
E-mail: ballen@uoguelph.ca.

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

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.
 
Tier II Canada Research Chair in Applied Mathematics or Applied Statistics

The University of Guelph seeks applications or nominations to fill a Tier II Canada
Research Chair (CRC) position in applied mathematics or applied statistics. The Chair will be
expected to actively participate in the graduate program, which currently emphasizes:
Biomathematics, Biostatistics, Dynamical Systems, Linear Models and Computational Statistics,
Numerical Analysis, Optimization,  Survival Analysis.   The Department currently has 24 faculty,
offering strong teaching and research programs to the PhD degree. Research programs are
enhanced by faculty and graduate student participation in the Fields Institute for Research in
Mathematical Sciences. The Department anticipates developing strong links with the Perimeter
Institute. 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 http://www.mathstat.uoguelph.ca/

The candidate's research should complement the University of Guelph Strategic Research Plan, which can be
found at http://www.uoguelph.ca/research/policies/Adobe/Guelph_SRP_Summary.pdf/

The Canada Research Chair program was established by the Government of Canada to
enable Canadian universities to achieve the highest levels of research excellence in the global,
knowledge-based economy. The five-year once renewable tier II Chairs will be filled by
candidates who are acknowledged to have the potential to lead their research field. Further
information on the CRC Program many be found at the program website at
http://www.chairs.gc.ca/
 
The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a vigorous research program, 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, a five- year research plan and
the names of four 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
email: ballen@uoguelph.ca 

Applications or nominations will be considered until the position is filled, but initial
consideration of applications will begin 15 December 2003. All qualified candidates are
encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
All CRC appointments are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat in Ottawa.
 
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.