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Lecturer, CEMC

Opportunity type: 
Rate of pay: 
$80,000 to $110,000 (Salary)
Employment type: 
Full time
Position description: 

The Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) in the Office of the Dean of Math, Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo invite applications for a three-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 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. The salary range for this position is $80,000 to $110,000.

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 8000 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.

Interested individuals should apply using MathJobs (  Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and teaching evaluation summaries and/or peer teaching evaluation summaries (if available).  In addition, applicants should arrange to have three reference letters submitted on their behalf.  Applications received by March 15, 2019 will receive full consideration.  If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, eligibility, or a request for accommodation during the hiring process, please contact Jacquelene Bailey (

The University of Waterloo regards diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to employment equity and accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage applications from women, Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) peoples, persons with disabilities, members of diverse gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation”. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will receive priority in the recruitment process.”

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Date posted/application open: 
Friday, February 8, 2019
Start date: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019
End date: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022
Posted by (department/office): 
Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC)
Number of positions: