School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Northern Colorado

Position ID: 729-DIRECTOR [#10825, F99464]
Position Title: Director, School of Mathematical Sciences
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Greeley, Colorado 80639, United States [map]
Starting Date: 2018/07/01
Application Deadline: (posted 2017/09/21, listed until 2018/03/21)
Position Description:    

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We are looking for a visionary Director to lead our unique department, in which mathematicians and mathematics educators work together to deliver our strong undergraduate programs in the mathematical sciences and a nationally-prominent Ph.D. program in mathematics education. The School of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado invites applications for this position. The Director is the chief administrative and academic officer for the School (similar to a department chair at other institutions), has tenured rank of Professor or Associate Professor, and is in a 12-month position. The start date is negotiable but July 1, 2018 is preferred. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in mathematics, mathematics education, or a closely-related field (area open) and be tenured at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (Professor preferred). Experience in administrative and/or leadership roles at the departmental level or higher is required. Experience with programs in both mathematics and mathematics education is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to support our undergraduate programs in the mathematical sciences, including mathematics, mathematics education, computer science, software engineering, and statistics, our online Master’s program for in-service secondary mathematics teachers, our on-campus Ph.D. program in mathematics education, and a wide variety of service courses. The Director reports to the Dean of the College of Natural and Health Sciences and has responsibilities that include administration, budgetary coordination, faculty/staff hiring and evaluations, professional development, community advancement, fundraising, facilitating the acquisition and implementation of external grants, and providing leadership in the development and oversight of instructional programs, research, and service commitments. Teaching and research expectations for this position are negotiable. Additional information about the school and faculty can be found online at

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Contact: Nathaniel Miller, 970-351-2297, 970 351 1225 (fax)
Postal Mail:
University of Northern Colorado
Mathematical Sciences
501 20 St
Campus Box 122
Greeley, CO 80639
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