Tenure-Track Position in Statistics/Data Sciences

Application Deadline: 

September 30th, 2020

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics of Memorial University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in statistics or data sciences at the Assistant Professor level. 


Although preference will be given to applications from outstanding candidates with a research record in either statistics or data sciences, other candidates with an excellent publication record in cognate areas of statistical research are also welcome to apply. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

For information about the department, check the website www.mun.ca/math/. For specific information regarding the research conducted in our department, follow the links contained in the web-page https://www.mun.ca/math/research/res-areas/.


The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate in either statistics or biostatistics, a record of pertinent peer-reviewed publications, and the capacity to develop and lead an externally funded and analytically grounded research program involving undergraduate and graduate students. Experience in data sciences will be an added asset. Candidates should also demonstrate interest in graduate student supervision and capability of teaching statistics courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels.


The closing date for applications will be September 30, 2020. Candidates should submit a Curriculum Vitae, a description of research interests, a teaching dossier, and the names and addresses (include e-mail) of at least three referees. Applications should be sent to:


Head of Department
VPA-MAST- 2019-046
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL, A1C 5S7 Canada

E-mail: mathstat@mun.ca
Internet: www.mun.ca/math

You must use the code VPA-MAST- 2019-046 on all correspondence.


Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the educational and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a very safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities.


Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities. As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact equity@mun.ca. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.