Colorado School of Mines, Applied Mathematics and Statistics

1365 24240Position ID: CSM-PTF [#24240]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Golden, Colorado 80401, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Statistics, or Mathematics Education
Application Deadline: 2024/03/08 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/01/24, listed until 2024/03/31)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics (AMS) at Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado invites applications for a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship position to begin (subject to availability) in August 2024. The position is a two-year appointment (based upon satisfactory performance in the classroom) that can be renewed by the department for an additional year. 

The Opportunity 
The Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow is expected to teach 16-19 credits (4-6 courses) per year. While the primary teaching responsibilities will be in the core mathematics sequence (Calculus I, II, III and Differential Equations), there will also be an opportunity to teach outside of the core curriculum (Intro to Prob/Stat, Intro to Scientific Computing, Linear Algebra, Intro to Proofs). Each postdoc is assigned a teaching mentor from the AMS faculty who guides the fellow in professional development as an educator. Postdocs will collaborate with AMS faculty in the improvement and delivery of core courses with an emphasis on active learning. 

Minimum Qualifications 
This position is intended for recent PhD candidates. Applicants must possess a PhD in mathematics, mathematics education, statistics, or related field by August 2024. Applicants must have experience in teaching mathematics at the collegiate level. 

About Mines and the AMS Department 
Mines has the highest admission standards of any university in Colorado and the AMS department confers Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degrees in applied mathematics and statistics as well as provides foundational mathematics courses for all other Mines majors. The AMS Department at Mines is a diverse and collegial cohort of 23 faculty members, split almost evenly between research faculty and teaching faculty. Research interests within the department are broad, varied and frequently interdisciplinary in nature, including mathematical biology, mathematical geosciences, environmental and spatial statistics, scientific computing, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. 

Equal Opportunity 
Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce. Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations, executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of inequity or concerns for safety. 

Annual Rate and Benefits 
$58,000 - $68,000 per year 

All Mines employees also have access to discount programs through the State of Colorado and free tickets for Mines Athletics home games, as well as access to the on-campus Recreation Center (fitness classes and training, swimming pool and more), equipment rentals through the Outdoor Rec Center, the Colorado State Employee Assistance Program (CSEAP), and backup child and elder care. Coming soon is an on-campus daycare center. For more information about benefits at Mines, go to 

How to Apply 
Interested applicants should apply online as soon as possible. For full consideration, applications should be received by March 8, 2024. Applications will continue to be considered until the position is filled. 

Applications must include: 1) a cover letter stating area(s) of interest, highlighting accomplishments to date; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) teaching statement; 4) diversity, equity, and inclusion statement. 

Teaching Statement: Mines is committed to high-quality, hands-on, and project-based learning. The AMS department is committed to delivering a coordinated core curriculum with an emphasis on active learning and other pedagogies. Candidates should describe their hands-on teaching pedagogy, any experience teaching in a coordinated setting, and interest in collaborating on scholarship of teaching and learning projects. 

Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Candidates should submit a statement on Contributions to Diversity and Inclusion. Mines is committed to access, inclusion, and diversity and is actively developing a strategic plan to advance Diversity, Inclusion, and Access (for more information visit The diversity and inclusion statement should describe your past experience and should propose concrete research, teaching, and/or service activities that will advance access, inclusion, and diversity at Mines and beyond. 

Contact Dorie Gelber, Human Resources, at or Dr. Debra Carney, Applied Mathematics and Statistics, at with any questions about this opportunity.

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Colorado School of Mines
Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
1301 19th Street
Golden, CO 80401
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