Assistant Professor in Statistics


Application Deadline: 

December 1, 2018

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science, invites applications for a tenure-track professorial-stream appointment in statistics at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2019.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Statistics, a proven record of independent research excellence, and evidence of excellence or the promise of excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an excellent and innovative research program, building on the current strengths of the Department. Outstanding candidates in any area of statistics will be considered with particular emphasis on machine learning, high dimensional data analysis, data science and artificial intelligence.

The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred.

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 line 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.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is 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, a statement on research and a covering letter. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at:  Please select the Affirmative Action tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found.