Employment - Assistant Professor, Mathematics (Limited Term)

Assistant Professor, Mathematics (Limited Term)

Cape Breton University

Full-Time Temporary Union



The Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Geology in the School of Science and Technology at CBU invites applications for a Full-Time Limited Term (Approx. One Year) position in Mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position will commence July 1,2024 (or as soon as possible thereafter). This role is Subject to Budget Approval.

In addition to introductory Mathematics and Statistics courses, the candidate will be expected to teach upper-level courses, supervise undergraduate honours theses, and participate in program development. This interdisciplinary department has 15 members with five mathematicians whose research spans several fields, and have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and research.

The Department seeks applicants with strong research potential whose expertise is in a field of mathematics complementary to the current research interests of the Department.

See https://www.cbu.ca/academics/programs/mathematics/ for more information.

CBU teaches programs on campus, off campus in locations across and outside of Canada, and on-line. The university and its partners will therefore provide opportunities for faculty members to teach in different modes in different locations as part of their regular workload. While these opportunities may not be available equally for all faculty positions in all programs, a clear willingness to teach in different modes and locations will be noted as part of your application.

How To Apply

Cape Breton University will be accepting applications for this opportunity via their Human Resource Information System (HRIS), or other external site. Please follow the link and the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Applications will include a cover letter describing the intentions and principal expertise of the applicant, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a statement of research interests, a diversity statement, a complete resume that includes a current publication list. Applications must also include at least three reference letters with at least one that describes teaching effectiveness.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applications must be received by April 29, 2024 at 11:59:59 PM.

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and temporary residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (study permit, open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
Opportunity Information
Cape Breton University
NOC Code
University professors and lecturers (41200)
Experience Required
Available Openings
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Start Date
July 1st 2024
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Posted on
March 21st 2024
May 15th 2024