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2019/2020 CEMC Visiting Lecturer

The CEMC invites current secondary school mathematics teachers to apply for a one-year position with the CEMC. The successful candidate will receive a full-time contract that would run from 01 August 2019 to 31 July 2020. Duties would include:

  • teaching two undergraduate mathematics courses (one in Fall 2019 and one in Winter 2020),
  • assisting in the creation and development of the CEMC’s mathematics contests,
  • conducting problem solving workshops for students in Grades 7 to 12 at schools in Ontario and possibly further afield,
  • involvement in the CEMC’s face-to-face workshops and conferences for students and teachers,
  • creating online curricular and enrichment resources to support mathematics education, and
  • performing other duties as assigned by the Director of the CEMC.

Candidates are expected to have at least five years of experience teaching in a secondary school in Canada as well as experience in enrichment activities at the secondary school level. A one-year extension to the original one-year contract may be possible by mutual agreement, but an extension beyond two years is not intended. To apply, send a statement of interest, your curriculum vitae, and the names, positions and contact information for three references to

       Ian VanderBurgh
       Director, Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing Faculty of Mathematics
       University of Waterloo
       Waterloo, ON
       N2L 3G1

Please send all of this information in a single PDF document.

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 January 18, 2019. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. 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 Ian VanderBurgh using the contact information above.

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, M´etis 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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