Assistant Lecturer


Application Deadline: 

December 1, 2018


Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science

Applications are invited for one tenure-track, alternate stream (teaching-focused) appointment at the Assistant Lecturer level in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at York University to commence July 1, 2019. 

The successful candidate must have a PhD in the mathematical sciences, experience in curriculum development of undergraduate courses in mathematics or statistics, and provide evidence of excellence in classroom teaching. As a teaching-focused appointment, applicants will demonstrate excellence or clear potential for excellence in teaching and have strong motivation and proven dedication to using innovative, effective evidence-based approaches to teaching mathematics and statistics at the university level.  Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred. The successful candidate is also expected to provide evidence of service contributions or potential to contribute to service in administrative and committee work.

Applications must be received by December 1, 2018. Only applications received through the AMS MathJobs website,, will be considered. Applicants will be asked to provide three signed letters of reference, a statement on teaching and a covering letter. Applicants may provide a teaching dossier but, if this is not possible, the covering letter should provide a very brief description of the teaching dossier. Those applicants invited to give interviews will be asked to present their teaching dossiers on the day of the interview. Referees should be advised to address the candidate’s qualifications and experience in relation to the position.

Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: Once this form has been signed it can be uploaded to MathJobs. Please select the "Affirmative Action" tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.