Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream / 1 Year - Contractually Limited Term Appointment

Application Deadline: 

June 10, 2019

The Department of Statistical Sciences at the University of Toronto invites applications for a contractually-limited term appointment (CLTA) in Statistical Sciences.  The appointment will be year term ending August 31, 2020. 

Applicants must have a Masters degree in actuarial science, statistics, biostatistics or related discipline with a PhD preferred, by the time of appointment.  Applicants must also have significant experience in teaching a variety of University level courses in either actuarial science or statistics; able to demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures; and have a commitment to pedagogical research and professional development.  Experience teaching large classes and using innovative technology is an asset.  We seek applicants who complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths.

The University of Toronto is an international leader in statistical science research and education.  The successful candidate will have a record of excellence in teaching and a commitment to pedagogical enquiry and teaching innovation.  This will be demonstrated by outstanding letters of reference from referees of high standing, teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, excellent teaching evaluations, a comprehensive teaching statement and an extensive teaching dossier, including sample syllabi and course materials.  The successful applicant is expected to pursue independent, innovative pedagogical research and professional development at a high international level and to contribute significantly to the enrichment of the Department.  The will have a keen demonstrated interest in the scholarship of teaching and learning; and a strong demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching.  The successful candidate will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada’s leading University.  The Greater Toronto Area offers amazing cultural and demographic diversity and one of the highest standards of living in the world.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should apply online using the link below and include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a teaching dossier, including a teaching statement, sample syllabi, course materials and teaching evaluations.  Applicants must also arrange to have at least three letters of reference (on letterhead and signed), including at least one primarily addressing the candidate’s teaching sent directly by the writers to by the closing date of June 10, 2019.

Please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MSWord format.  Submission guidelines can be found at:

Closing date for applications is June 10, 2019

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous/ Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey.  This survey is voluntary.  Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff.  Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes.  For more information, please see Http://

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