The successful candidate should hold a recent PhD (within three years) with an advanced background in data science, computational statistics, and applied statistics. A strong record of independent research which will attract external funding, ability to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses in Statistics and data science, and commitment to supervise graduate students in Statistics, will be expected.
Applicants will also be expected to provide evidence of leadership. The successful candidate will be responsible for playing a leading role in the development of an undergraduate program in Data Science and Analytics (which will be launched soon) and an international MSc program in Applied Statistics.
Applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, samples of recent publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation (letters of reference should be directly sent from the referee) to:
Dr. Xiaojian Xu, Chair,
Statistics Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Brock University 1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada L2S 3A1 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications will commence on April 30, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has a very active research profile and all of the faculty members hired within the past decade hold external grants. The department also has a number of well-developed strong Statistics programs: an undergraduate concentration in Statistics program, an undergraduate Statistics co-op program, and a Master of Science in Statistics program. In addition, a new BSc program in Data Science and Analytics is upcoming soon. More information on the Department of Mathematics and Statistics can be found at https://brocku.ca/mathematics-science/mathematics/
About Brock University
Brock University has 18,000 students engaged in more than 100 strong academic undergraduate and graduate programs that are greatly enriched by renowned experiential learning opportunities and a highly rated student experience. Brock University is located in the heart of the beautiful wine-producing region of Niagara and is close to many distinguished centres of academic excellence. More information on Brock University can be found on the University's website https://brocku.ca/.