Internal Call for Nominations and Applications for the Position of Department Head, Mathematics and Statistics

University of Windsor


January 15, 2022


The University of Windsor invites applications for the position of Head, Department of Mathematics and Statistics for a term of up to five (5) years, commencing July 1, 2022. The candidate must hold a tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Windsor and must be qualified to fulfil the duties and responsibilities of Head as stipulated in Schedule A of Senate Bylaw 5.

Reporting to the Dean of the Faculty of Science, the Department Head develops and integrates the department's activities in conjunction with other programs in the Faculty and University, and coordinates the same with industry, government and the community on behalf of the department. The candidate must have the vision and skills to enhance teaching and research in the department and build stronger partnerships within the department, and across Science and the rest of campus. The candidate should possess an excellent understanding of the broad spectrum of Mathematics & Statistics relevant to the department, have a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, and promote quality teaching, research, and the student experience. Candidates should exhibit strong leadership qualities, a commitment to collaboration within the department and external networking, demonstrated managerial experience in an academic context, and a demonstrated record of teaching and research excellence in any area of the department's activities.

Application Requirements :

  • a letter of application;
  • a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
  • a brief statement of the applicant's goals for the future of the department;
  • two (2) letters of reference, forwarded directly by the referees, to the Dean at the address listed below.
  • Short listed applicants will be required to deliver an oral presentation for the Department of Mathematics and Statistics outlining their vision for the unit. Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. To ensure full consideration please submit a complete application and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of January 15, 2022.

    Applications, Nominations and Reference Letters to be sent to: Dr. Chris Houser, Dean, Faculty of Science University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4 Phone: 519-253-3000 Ext. 3010; Email:

    The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 16,000 students. We are a welcoming community committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in our teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (women, Indigenous/Aboriginal (First Nations, Metis, Inuit) persons, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator ( Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (https:// www. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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