University of Colorado at Denver, Department of Mathematical & Statistical Sciences

Position ID: 659-ASSTPROF [#19090, 23536]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Denver, Colorado 80217-3364, United States [map]
Subject Areas: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences / Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
Application Deadline: 2021/12/08 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/11/22, finished 2022/06/11)
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The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences has an opening for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Mathematical Data Science, which includes expertise in: * Data Science topics such as machine learning/AI, big data, computer vision, data mining, and data-driven modeling. * One or more complementary research areas such as Probability, Uncertainty Quantification, Statistics, Stochastic Processes, Numerical Algorithms, Discrete Mathematics/Network Analysis, and Optimization. The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences has 17 tenured or tenure-track faculty members whose research and teaching cover a wide range of areas, including data science, optimization, probability, statistics, computational mathematics, graph theory, and mathematics education. The Department has approximately 70 M.S. and Ph.D. students, and over 200 undergraduate mathematics majors.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong independent research program, supervise graduate and undergraduate student research, teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level, and provide service to the Department, University, and professional organizations. The successful candidate will also be expected to demonstrate effectiveness in teaching, mentoring, nurturing, and inspiring diverse students of all ethnicities, nationalities, and genders, including first-generation college undergraduates. The regular teaching load is 4 courses per year, which may be reduced for an initial period.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring range for this position has been established at $80,000 to $95,000.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above hiring range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans, and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty, and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication, and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment. The University of Colorado Denver is an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI).

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students, and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences, statistical sciences, or a related field. Expertise in mathematical data science, which includes expertise in: Data Science topics such as machine learning/AI, big data, computer vision, data mining, and data-driven modeling. One or more complementary research areas such as Probability, Uncertainty Quantification, Statistics, Stochastic Processes, Numerical Algorithms, Discrete Mathematics/Network Analysis, and Optimization. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

A strong research record normalized by years of experience, which can be demonstrated by publications in high-impact journals, external funding, or peer-reviewed talks at national conferences. Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by 12/08/21. Those who do not apply by 12/08/2021 may or may not be considered.

Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Joshua French at Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy Application Materials Instructions: Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 23536

When applying, applicants must include: A letter of application that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications A current Resume/CV List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references) A research statement, describing research accomplishments, interests, and goals. A teaching statement, describing teaching experience and teaching philosophy.

Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact. Job Category: Faculty Primary Location: Denver Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 30106 - CLAS-Mathematics Schedule: Full-time Posting Date: Nov 17, 2021 Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Dr. Joshua French Posting Contact Email: Position Number: 00667352

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Contact: Dr. Joshua French
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Department of Mathematical & Statistical Science
University of Colorado Denver
PO. Box 173364 Campus Box 170
Denver, CO. 80217-3364
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