Postdoctoral Fellow in Mathematics
Description of Work Unit
Nestled beside the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins, Colorado is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the U.S.A. Colorado State University ranks as one of the nation’s top-performing research institutions. The Department of Mathematics has over 225 undergraduate majors, and currently has 31 tenure-track faculty. More information may be obtained from the Department’s Web page at http://www.math.colostate.edu. Information on the city of Fort Collins can be found at: http://www.ci.fort-collins.co.us/
The Department of Mathematics seeks applicants throughout the year who are interested in obtaining postdoctoral research experience in the area of mathematics. These positions have the responsibility to conduct a program of research under the mentorship of a faculty research group within the department. A teaching load of up to 3 courses per year, as assigned by the department chair, is expected, depending upon funding source. Applicants should identify a faculty member(s) of interest for collaboration in their cover letter. A detailed description of the department and information on specific faculty research programs are available on the department website at: http://www.math.colostate.edu.
A detailed description of the department’s teaching program is available on the department’s web page at: www.math.colostate.edu/programs/undergraduate/
Required Job Qualifications
Applicants must hold a P.D. degree in mathematics or related science area by the date of hire.
Preferred Job Qualifications
2 years of teaching experience at the university level or equivalent is also preferred with a record of teaching a range of mathematics courses.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Job Duty Category Research Duty/Responsibility
On a continuing basis, pursue the independent research objectives outlined under duties and decisions, and meet weekly with your research group. This duty requires a knowledge in the assigned research area which far exceeding that of a graduate student. Participate in research group meetings and seminars. Present results. Promote collaboration with academic colleagues in other departments and/or at other universities. This duty requires maturity and research practice far exceeding what is required of a PhD student.
Percentage Of Time 60% Job Duty Category Teaching Duty/Responsibility
The responsibilities are to teach a mixture of university level service courses and other courses for our Mathematics Majors.
The employee will teach 3 courses per year, as assigned by the department chair.
To be qualified to teach some of these courses, the employee needs to have a PhD degree.
Percentage Of Time 40%
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research philosophy, and the name and contact information for three professional references. All reference letters must be uploaded in order to receive full consideration. References will be contacted automatically for a letter of reference upon submission of application. One of the letters should address the candidate’s teaching. This pool expires August 31, 2018. Applicants wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.
Conditions of Employment
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