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Career Opportunities

Applications are invited for the following faculty positions:


The Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) in the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo invite applications for a two-year definite-term appointment at the rank of Lecturer. A minimum of a Master’s degree in mathematics or a related discipline is required.  Candidates are expected to have teaching experience. Experience in outreach or enrichment activities at the secondary school level would be an asset, as would experience in computer science education or enrichment.

The position will normally have a teaching load of four one-term courses per year.  Other responsibilities will include participation in the extensive array of CEMC activities. This includes contest preparation and administration, student and teacher workshops, and development of online resources. Successful candidates may be eligible for reappointment to additional terms, and those demonstrating outstanding performance in teaching and service may be considered eventually for an ongoing appointment as Continuing Lecturer.

The anticipated start date is 1 August 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The salary range for this position is $70,000 to $100,000.

The CEMC ( is Canada's largest and most recognized outreach organization for promoting and creating activities and materials in mathematics and computer science.  The CEMC is housed within the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo.  It was founded in 1995 with origins dating back to the 1960s.  The CEMC’s activities include 15 mathematics and computing contests with more than 240,000 registrations annually, an extensive school visiting program, a variety of on campus face-to-face workshops and conferences for students and teachers, a large suite of free online resources, and an online Master’s program aimed specifically at secondary school mathematics teachers.

The Faculty of Mathematics ( is the largest concentration of mathematical and computer science talent in the world. With more than 7500 graduate and undergraduate students, 200 full-time professors, and 500 courses in mathematics, statistics and computer science, the Faculty is a powerhouse of discovery and innovation.

To apply, send curriculum vitae and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly either in hard-copy or electronically to:

J.P. Pretti, Director
c/o Jacquelene Bailey, Assistant to the Director
Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing
Faculty of Mathematics
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1

Although applications will be considered as soon as possible after they are complete and as long as the position is available, full consideration is assured for those received by May 1, 2018. 

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity and is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority in the recruitment process.

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