Professor/Associate Professor of Pure Mathematics

School of Mathematics and Statistics

  • Continuing (tenured) and full-time

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a continuing position at the level of Professor or Associate Professor in the School of Mathematics and Statistics.

In this position, you will take a lead role in maintaining and enhancing the vibrancy of the School's research culture and will be expected to undertake a range of teaching responsibilities, from beginning undergraduate to supervising research students. Applicants with research interests in any area of pure mathematics can apply.

You should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or have an equivalent qualification, and have demonstrated leadership in research and teaching, and evidence of success in attracting research funding.

The School of Mathematics and Statistics is a strong, forward-looking School, dedicated to excellence in teaching and research. For more about the School, please visit:

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence and has a vision statement of 'People Prepared to Make a Difference'. You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

The closing date for this position is: 10 February 2015 (NZ time).

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, full resume/CV with contact information for 3 professional referees, together with a separate document (consisting of 1-2 pages) relating to your teaching contributions, particularly with respect to pure mathematics, as well as your recent research achievements, which are to be combined into one document and submitted online.

For information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at:

Should you wish to email any additional attachments or have queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Rochelle Golby, Recruitment/HR Coordinator, email:

Further information about this role can be obtained by contacting the Head of School, Professor Jennifer Brown, email:

Internal candidates should apply via the Careers option in Employee Self-Service:

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.

Job location: 
Christchurch Canterbury
New Zealand
Contact and application information
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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