Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado at Boulder

Position ID: UCB-AP [#10609, 2017-HID]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics - High Dimensional Data Analysis
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Boulder, Colorado 80309, United States [map]
Subject Area: High Dimensional Data Analysis
Starting Date: 2018/08/20
Application Deadline: none (posted 2017/08/29)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Colorado at Boulder invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2018. The position is in the area of high dimensional data analysis (big data), with possible areas of emphasis including nonlinear optimization, analysis in high-dimensional spaces, randomized projections, probabilistic numerics, harmonic analysis, theoretical deep learning, and related areas. However, exceptional candidates in all fields of Applied Mathematics may be considered. Note that the most competitive candidates will have likely had postdoctoral training.

Description of Department/Program:

The Department of Applied Mathematics is home to 22 tenured and tenure track faculty members whose research span computational mathematics, nonlinear mathematics including nonlinear dynamics and waves, mathematical biology, physical applied mathematics, probability, and statistics. 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. Our faculty have won numerous awards including: four being named fellows of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, two being named fellows of the American mathematical Society, two Guggenheim Fellows, and American Statistical Association Fellow, and a Sloan Fellow. For more information see http://www.colorado.edu/amath.

Overview of Job Duties:

The candidate is expected to take an active role in undergraduate and graduate teaching, conduct a vigorous externally funded research program, advise graduate students, and participate in department and university governance. We also seek candidates who demonstrate effectiveness in teaching, mentoring, nurturing, and inspiring diverse students of all ethnicities, nationalities and genders, including first generation college undergraduates. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@colorado.edu. The University of Colorado, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment and excellent benefits. Learn more about the University of Colorado by visiting https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in applied mathematics or a related area, a strong record of research accomplishments, and have excellent teaching and communication skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants: All applications completed before October 16, 2017 will receive full consideration; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 2 or cucareershelp@cu.edu. All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy Application Materials Instructions: To apply, please submit the materials listed below in PDF format to this posting at www.cu.edu/cucareers with the following naming convention “LastName_FirstName_NameofDocument”, i.e., Smith_John_CV:

1. Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications (LastName_FirstName_Cover.pdf).

2. Current Curriculum Vitae (LastName_FirstName_CV.pdf).

3. List of References, minimum of three individuals who may be contacted, upon review of your application, to submit written letters of reference upon request (LastName_FirstName_References.pdf).

4. Statement of Research Philosophy (LastName_FirstName_Research).

5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy (LastName_FirstName_Teaching).


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University of Colorado at Boulder
Department of Applied Mathematics
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