Employment Opportunity: Deputy Director of PIMS
- Date: 08/26/2013
Deputy Director of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences
University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Applications are invited for the position of Deputy Director of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), with a starting date of July 1, 2014. The successful candidate will assume a tenured position as an Associate or Full Professor of Mathematics at UBC and will be expected to serve a five year term as Deputy Director of PIMS, with the possibility of renewal. Applicants must have an outstanding record of scientific accomplishment in an area consistent with the research interests of the Mathematics Department, as described in
as well as compatible with the scientific and educational mandate of PIMS, as described in
The applicant should demonstrate strong evidence of leadership and excellent communication and organizational skills; there is some preference for prior administrative experience.
The successful applicant is expected to pursue a vigorous research program with a strong commitment to the high quality educational mission of the department and will be expected to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to supervise graduate students.
The Deputy Director of PIMS will act as the PIMS-UBC site director and assist the PIMS Director in several aspects of her/his tasks, in particular with: the development and implementation of scientific policies; the adjudication process for educational, industrial and scientific programs; the organization of institute activities; the supervision of staff; and the preparation of grant proposals. The Deputy Director will have considerable autonomy and will serve ex-officio as a member of the PIMS Scientific Review Panel and the PIMS Board of Directors.
The salary will be commensurate with experience and research record.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply on-line as described at: http://www.math.ubc.ca/Dept/deptJobs.shtml#Apply
Alternatively, applicants may send a current CV including a list of publications, statement of research, and a record of teaching interests and effectiveness, and should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to:
Departmental Committee on Appointments,
Department of Mathematics
University of British Columbia
#121 - 1984 Mathematics Road
Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6T 1Z2
In order to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by November 15th, 2013.
The University of British Columbia UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.