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The Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto St-George campus invites applications for up to two full-time tenure stream faculty positions in Data Science Methods for Population Health and Health Systems. Data Science is a strategic area in which the school intend to recruit a total of three additional faculty positions in the upcoming year. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and is anticipated to commence before July 1, 2022.

The successful candidate in this search MAY BE eligible for nomination for a CRC Tier 2 Chair if they self-identify as a member of the four federally designated groups, as defined by the Employment Equity Act (women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and Indigenous persons), as part of the University of Toronto’s implementation of its Canada Research Chairs Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan. 

Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars. Nominees should be within ten years of receiving their PhD. Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process. The nominee’s research area must align with the subject matter eligibility of the Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council (NSERC).

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in applied mathematics, economics, statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, informatics, computer science, engineering, or other relevant quantitative disciplines at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching.  The candidate must demonstrate scientific and academic leadership in the development of new data science methods that can be applied to the improvement of population health and health systems. Demonstrated evidence of ability to work collaboratively across disciplines is an asset.

The application deadline is October 19, 2021, 11:59PM ET.

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