The Department of Mathematics at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites
applications for up to two Teaching Project Postdoctoral Fellowships. Appointment is expected
to be for two years, with review after one year. Teaching Project Postdoctoral Fellows will have
two complementary roles in the department: teaching four courses per academic year, and
completing a substantial and sustainable teaching project with broad impact on undergraduate
teaching. Some potential projects are described briefly at
Applicants are also invited to propose new projects, or to describe ongoing projects
that would support the teaching mission of the Department of Mathematics.
Candidates must hold a PhD or equivalent in Mathematics or a closely related field, and must
provide evidence of effective mathematics teaching at the university level; experience with
teaching innovation and the study of teaching and learning is desirable.
Applicants must apply on-line at https://www.mathjobs.org . Positions are open to individuals of any nationality.
Applicants should submit a cover letter; a CV; and a teaching portfolio, including a statement
of teaching philosophy. Applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be
sent. All letters should address classroom teaching ability, and at least two letters should
address the candidate’s ability to carry out teaching projects. Questions about the application
procedure should be addressed to the Executive Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
Screening of applications for appointments will begin on November 15, 2021. Applications
received after this date will be considered as long as appropriate positions remain open.
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community
fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage
applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under
the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or
status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.