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Assistant Professor

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Boulder, Colorado





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Job Summary

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the level of Assistant Professor, in the area of partial differential equations. This position will start in the Fall 2024 semester (August 2024).
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

​​The Mathematics Department of the University of Colorado Boulder has broad range of research interests, including Algebraic and Differential Geometry, Combinatorics, Logic and Foundations, Mathematical Physics, Partial Differential Equations, Number Theory, Noncommutative Geometry, Operator Algebras, Probability, and Topology. We presently have twenty-four tenured and tenure-track faculty as well as eleven postdoctoral fellows and visitors. The Mathematics Department has over fifty graduate students and serves well over five hundred undergraduate majors and minors. ​

For information on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Mathematics Department, please visit our webpage:

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • ​​Teach three, one-semester courses in undergraduate or graduate mathematics during each academic year, carry out mathematical research at a high level and carry out service duties, such as one or two committee memberships, suitable to the assistant professor junior appointment.

What You Should Know

  • ​​Candidates who have yet to defend their thesis will be considered, but a doctoral degree in mathematics must be granted prior to the start date of the appointment.​
  • As part of the University of Colorado Boulder’s deep commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, the campus has implemented a reference check program with respect to final candidates for tenured faculty appointments. The reference check program is intended to allow CU Boulder to collect and review information about a candidate's conduct at their previous institutions, specifically conduct related to sexual misconduct, harassment, and/or discrimination before making hiring decisions. All final candidates for tenured faculty appointments are required to complete an Authorization to Release Information.

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this full-time position is $95,000 - $110,000 annually.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • ​​​Doctoral degree in mathematics (must be granted prior to the start date of the appointment).

What You Will Need

  • ​​The ideal candidate is expected to have demonstrated the capacity for independent research of excellent quality.
  • In addition to research accomplishments, selection criteria include potential contributions to the educational programs of the Department at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Special Instructions

To apply for this position, please submit the following materials: 
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research Philosophy
  5. Diversity and Inclusion Statement
During the application process you will need to enter contact information for four references who can write a letter of recommendation on your behalf. We will request letters of recommendation immediately following your application.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023. Applications received by November 10, 2023, will be given full consideration, and review will continue until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Donna Maes

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