Faculty Position in Data Science and Statistical Theory at Brock University

  • Brock University, Mathematics and Statistics Department
  • Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, Canada
  • Mar 02, 2020
Full time   Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Mathematics & Statistics

Job Description

About the department

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Brock University strives to achieve a diverse, flexible, innovative, modern curriculum for educating undergraduate and graduate students in both mathematics and statistics; training students to learn how to acquire further knowledge and skills related to these areas and their myriad applications; carrying out world-class research in modern areas of mathematics, statistics, and math education; connecting and linking with other Departments and Faculties in teaching and research.

 About the Position

The Department currently offers a BSc and MSc in Mathematics and Statistics and is preparing to launch a new trans-disciplinary BSc in Data Sciences and Analytics as well as a new PhD Program in Computational, Mathematical, and Statistical Sciences jointly with the Department of Computer Science. Statistics graduates within the department have an outstanding placement record as professional statisticians with high reputation, working in diverse fields. The successful candidate will bring expertise in Data Science and Statistical Theory, providing a bridge between the existing Statistics program and the new Data Science program and will help to translate the former's success to the latter.

Preferred and Required Qualifications


The successful candidate must have recently completed a PhD in statistics (or a related field) by the time of the appointment, a proven record of research excellence, and an active research program that will attract external funding. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in statistical theory (e.g., experiment design, sampling theory) and will be tasked with modernizing these courses and integrating them with the new Data Science program. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to supervise graduate students and will have a primary role in extending our existing MSc in Statistics to include a stream in Data Science.

Application Details

Applicants should submit through the Brock Careers website at the link below by March 31, 2020 (indicating file number stated above), a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, samples of recent publications, statements of research and teaching interests:



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