Applied Mathematics and Statistics - Open Rank Professor

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Work type: Tenure/Tenured Track Faculty Full Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Faculty (Academic/Research/Teaching)

Position Title: Applied Mathematics and Statistics - Open Rank Professor
Job Description:

The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics (AMS) at Colorado School of Mines invites applications for multiple tenured/tenure track positions at any rank (assistant, associate, or full professor) with a start date of Fall 2018. Current areas of active research within our department are mathematical biology; model reduction; multiscale modeling and analysis; high-performance computing; scattering, diffraction and propagation of waves; computational fluid dynamics; fracture mechanics; integral equations; spatial/spatio-temporal data analysis; inverse problems; uncertainty quantification; spline collocation methods; meshfree methods; PDEs and kinetic theory.  Applicants in any area of computational and applied mathematics or statistics will be considered. However, applicants whose expertise lies at or near the interface between these fields are strongly encouraged to apply. Given the unique opportunity of having multiple positions available, the Department encourages applicants who have a personal, professional or research connection with another applicant to share that connection upon submission of their applications.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and to develop a strong externally funded research program.
Minimum Qualifications: An earned Ph.D. in (applied) mathematics, statistics, or a closely related field, and a record of or demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching is required. Applicants must provide evidence of research accomplishments and teaching competence. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • A research focus that lies at or near the interface of computational and applied mathematics and statistics  
  • Evidence of interest, or successful involvement, in interdisciplinary collaborative research
Department Description:

Mines’ location in the Denver/Boulder metropolitan area provides opportunities for collaborations with colleagues at other universities, in industry and at multiple government labs such as the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in Golden, or the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Boulder.   Annual research funding is approximately $65 million. The school's small size makes it easy for AMS faculty to form collaborations with faculty in geosciences and other disciplines on campus. The AMS Department offers Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D. degrees in both Computational and Applied Mathematics and in Statistics. 

How to Apply:

Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veterans status). A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of research interests and aspirations, a statement describing teaching experience or philosophy, and three or more letters of reference, at least one of which addresses teaching experience or potential.  Applications received on or before December 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.

All materials should be submitted via (  

Compensation: Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines' mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit:
Background Investigation Required: Yes

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