Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics

Boulder, Colorado
Nov 14, 2020
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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13-Nov-2020 Close All Job SummaryThe Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) encourages applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2021. We are looking for candidates in the area of computational mathematics, with possible areas of emphasis including numerical analysis of differential equations, randomized numerical linear algebra, optimization and inverse problems, scientific computing, and related areas.
This position requires a commitment to supporting the diverse student populations in our department and its associated campus educational mission, a dedication to teaching in our undergraduate and graduate programs, and developing and conducting an innovative independent research program. The department firmly believes that the effectiveness and creativity of a group is strengthened by contributions from a broad range of perspectives. As such, we particularly welcome candidates from groups that are historically underrepresented in our field and/or candidates that have demonstratedleadership toward building an equitable and inclusive scholarly environment.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Who We AreThe Department of Applied Mathematics is home to a diverse and energetic faculty and staff. Our 23 tenured and tenure track faculty work on areas that span computational mathematics, nonlinear mathematics including nonlinear dynamics and waves, mathematical biology, physical applied mathematics, probability, and statistics and data sciences. The Department sits at the crossroads of the university's two largest colleges, being rostered in the College of Arts and Sciences while teaching students in College of Engineering. For more information see This placement between the two colleges provides opportunities for faculty to easily build fruitful collaborations across a wide range of disciplines.What We Can OfferThe salary range for this position is $100,000 - $115,000. Moving expenses may be provided as part of the hiring package.BenefitsThe 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.Be StatementsBe Collaborative. Be Innovative. Be Boulder.What We Require
  • Ph.D. or equivalent degree in mathematics, applied mathematics, or a related field.
Special InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV: Including list of publications
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Diversity and Inclusion Statement: The 1-2 page statement should articulate how your efforts or experience would help the department and campus foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.
  4. Statement of Research Philosophy
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
During the application process, you will need to enter contact information for three references and we will request letters of recommendation and additional materials if needed, as the search progresses.
Applications submitted by January 30, 2021 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.
Posting Contact InformationPosting Contact Name: Keith Julien

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

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