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Areas of Intereset: Faculty/Instruction
Functional Areas: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Department of Mathematics
Requisition Number: 14559
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Employment Type: Faculty
Schedule: Full-Time

Job Summary

Overview of Job Duties:

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a non-tenure-track position at the rank of Instructor, to commence August 19, 2019. Initial appointment will be for two years and is renewable. Primary duties will include: - coordination and supervision each semester of small sections of a large multi-section courses taught by graduate student TAs and Lecturers; - teaching three courses each semester (or four in semesters when there is no coordination and supervision as above) Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics and experience teaching mathematics at the university level. Some supervisory experience (e.g., supervising TAs) is desirable, and preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate enthusiasm about modern pedagogical techniques and who desire to stay abreast of curricular developments. Please submit a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and supervision philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, and at least three letters of recommendation. Applications received by February 1, 2019 will receive full consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Who We Are

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is the intellectual core of the university, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields.

Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world’s most critical problems. The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom. The college is the academic home to all five of the university’s Nobel laureates. Additionally, it is home to the university’s four National Medal of Science winners, eight MacArthur "Genius Award" winners, 100 Fulbright Scholars, 17 Guggenheim Fellows, 14 Packard Fellows, 24 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 23 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. CU-Boulder is the only university in the Rocky Mountain region in the American Association of Universities, a group of the nation’s leading research institutions.

Description of Department:


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

What We Require

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Mathematics
  • Experience teaching mathematics at the university level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some supervisory experience

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  1. Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Supervision Philosophy
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Evidence of Teaching Excellence
  6. You will need to submit 3 references for this position (names and emails during the application process). These individuals will be contacted and asked to submit a letter of recommendation as part of your application materials. This information will be kept confidential and viewable only by the search committee.

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2019; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer





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Posted: 12/20/2018
Application Due: 2/18/2019
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