Associate Professor

Boulder, CO
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Description of Department/Program:

The Department of Applied Mathematics is home to 21 tenured and tenure track faculty members whose research span computational mathematics, nonlinear mathematics including nonlinear dynamics and waves, mathematical biology, physical applied mathematics, probability, and statistics. For more information see

The Department of Applied Mathematics invites applications for a faculty position at the Associate or Assistant Professor level to begin August 2017. The position is in the area of computational mathematics and scientific computing, with a particular emphasis on numerical methods for PDEs and their applications. However, candidates in all fields of Computational Mathematics are encouraged to apply, and exceptional candidates in all fields of Applied Mathematics may be considered.

Overview of Job Duties:

The candidate is expected to take an active role in undergraduate and graduate teaching, conduct a vigorous externally funded research program, advise graduate students, and participate in department and university governance.

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Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in applied mathematics or a related area, a strong record of research accomplishments, and have excellent teaching and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates for an Assistant Professorship should preferably have postdoctoral training. Candidates for an Associate Professorship with tenure are expected to have a commensurate record of research accomplishments, and to have a proven record of success at securing external funding.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will begin on October 17, 2016; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Unless the Letter of Application states otherwise, the references will be contacted and asked to submit their letters shortly upon our receipt of the application. We strongly encourage applicants to allow us to contact letter writers automatically, but applicants who are already well established have the option to ask that we contact references only after an initial review. If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 2 or All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the materials listed below to this posting at with the following naming convention "LastName_FirstName_NameofDocument", i.e., Smith_John_CV:

1. Current curriculum vitae.

2. Letter of application.

3. Contact information for four references.

4. Statement on Research.

5. Statement on Teaching.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10159 - Applied Mathematics

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 8, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Per-Gunnar Martinsson

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00726183