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

Position ID: 659-INSTRUCTOR [#14888, 17308]
Position Title: Full-Time Instructor Faculty Position in the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Colorado Denver
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Denver, Colorado 80217-3364, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
Application Deadline: 2020/03/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2019/10/16, listed until 2020/04/16)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for a full-time instructor faculty position beginning August 2020. The successful candidate should be committed to teaching excellence and will have the opportunity to work with students in a variety of settings, including teaching of both upper and lower division courses and mentoring graduate teaching assistants in the department.

The University of Colorado Denver serves more than 19,000 undergraduate, graduate and health profession students in Denver, Aurora and online. The University is located on two main campuses: the downtown Denver campus, in the heart of Denver’s business, cultural and recreational district; and the Anschutz Medical Campus, located in nearby Aurora, Colorado. The downtown Denver campus, which houses the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, is home to a diverse community of 15,000 students and over 48% of undergraduates are students of color. We therefore seek candidates who demonstrate effectiveness in teaching, mentoring, and inspiring diverse students of all ethnicities, nationalities and genders, including first generation college undergraduates. Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.  

This position will be responsible for teaching the equivalent of 27 total credit hours each academic year and providing appropriate service to the department and college. Summer teaching may be available. Any summer work entails a separate work contract. The initial appointment is for one academic year and subsequent renewals of up to three years at a time are possible (subject to satisfactory review).

Review of applications will begin March 1st, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. 

Salary and Benefits: 

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services:

The University of Colorado Denver 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. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities. 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. 


Required Qualifications:  Master’s degree or higher in Mathematics or Statistics or a related field, or a Master’s degree and at least 18 credit hours of graduate coursework in mathematical sciences. 

Preferred Qualifications:  M.S. or PhD in the mathematical and statistical sciences or a related field and experience teaching a variety of courses at the undergraduate level. 

Special Instructions to Applicants: 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. Questions should be directed to Gary Olson, chair of the search committee, at

Application Materials Instructions  

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 17985 

When applying, applicants must include: 
  1. A cover letter that addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 
  2. Current Resume/CV 
  3. Statement of teaching experience and teaching philosophy 
  4. Unofficial transcripts 
  5. Arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded to CU Careers. NOTE: You will be sent an email asking you to provide email addresses for your references AFTER the review of applications begins on March 1, 2020. Links will then be emailed to your references asking them to upload their letters.

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Contact: Gary Olson
Postal Mail:
Department of Mathematical & Statistical Science
University of Colorado Denver
PO. Box 173364 Campus Box 170
Denver, CO. 80217-3364
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