University of Colorado Assistant Professor - Optimization in Denver, Colorado

University of Colorado Denver

Assistant Professor in Optimization

Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in optimization, to start August 2019. The minimum qualification is a Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences or a related field. The successful candidate should have research and teaching interests in optimization, demonstrated potential for excellence in research, and a strong commitment to quality teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated potential for attracting external research funding.

The University of Colorado Denver is thepremier urban research university in Colorado, attracting more than $400 million in research funding annually, and serving more than 19,000 undergraduate, graduate and health professions students in Denver, Aurora and online. The University is located on two main campuses: the Denver campus, in the heart of Denver’s business, cultural and recreational district; and the Anschutz Medical Campus, located in nearby Aurora, Colorado. The Denver campus, which houses the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, is home to a diverse community of 15,000 students. We therefore seek candidates who demonstrate effectiveness in teaching, mentoring, nurturing, and inspiring diverse students of all ethnicities, nationalities and genders, including first generation college undergraduates. Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

The department has 29 full-time faculty, including 18 tenured or tenure-track faculty members, whose research and teaching cover a wide range of areas, including optimization, probability, statistics, computational mathematics, graph theory, and mathematics education. The Department has approximately 70 M.S. and Ph.D. students, and over 200 undergraduate mathematics majors.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong independent research program, supervise graduate and undergraduate student research, teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level, and provide service to the department, university and the profession. The regular teaching load is 2 courses per semester, which may be reduced for an initial period.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A completed doctoral degree in mathematical sciences or a related area, or completion by the start of the appointment, is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated potential for attracting external research funding.

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 atEmployee Services.

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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.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *D0001 -- Denver Campus

Title: Assistant Professor - Optimization

Location: Denver

Requisition ID: 14750