Associate/Full Professor - Mathematical Physics

The Department of Mathematics in the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream appointment in mathematics with a research speciality in mathematical physics. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate or Full Professor and will commence July 1, 2017. The successful candidate will also be appointed as Associate Faculty at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Mathematics at the time of appointment.  The ideal candidate will have an established reputation with internationally recognized scholarship and a demonstrated excellence in research and teaching.  Excellence in research will be demonstrated by publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of the highest international stature. Evidence for excellence in teaching will be provided through positive teaching accomplishments and accolades, strong letters of reference, and a reflective teaching dossier with outstanding course evaluations.  Applicants are expected to be outstanding mathematicians whose research and teaching will make a major contribution to the quality and stature of the Department, as well as the research programs at Perimeter Institute. Exceptional candidates are encouraged to apply.

The University of Toronto is an international leader in mathematics research and education, see their current faculty listing here. Perimeter Institute is a leading centre for research, training and educational outreach in foundational theoretical physics, with growing activities in mathematics and mathematical physics The two institutions are partnering to create a cluster of research excellence in areas of shared interest. The successful candidate in the present search will complement and be a full part of this exciting new partnership.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply through this link. Applications must include a C.V. with a list of publications, research statement, teaching statement, teaching dossier, and the AMS Standard Cover Sheet. Candidates must also arrange to have submitted on MathJobs at least four letters of reference (on letterhead, signed, and scanned), including at least one primarily addressing the candidate's teaching. To receive full consideration, applications should be received by January 16, 2017.

For more information on the Department of Mathematics at the University of Toronto, please visit the department's website here. If you have questions about the position, please contact:

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. 

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