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Visiting Assistant Professor

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Boulder, Colorado

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Job Summary

Applications are invited for non-tenure-track Burnett Meyer Instructorships, to begin 8/17/2020. These term positions are renewable annually for up to a total of three years. Candidates in all areas of mathematics will be considered. The position has a teaching load of three courses per year. Selection will be based on research achievement, but documented evidence of strong teaching is necessary and departmental and university research interests and priorities will be taken into account.  

Who We Are

The Department of Mathematics presently has twenty-seven tenured and tenure-track faculty as well as five postdoctoral fellows and visitors. The Mathematics Department has over fifty graduate students and serves well over five hundred undergraduate majors and minors.  We have a broad range of research interests in Mathematics, including Algebraic and Differential Geometry, Combinatorics, Logic and Foundations, Mathematical Physics, Number Theory, Noncommutative Geometry, Operator Algebras, PDE, Probability, and Topology. For more information check our website


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

Candidates must have a PhD in Mathematics before the position begins.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. A current resume. 
  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research Philosophy
During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references and we will request letters of recommendation from these references immediately upon your application. 

Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted as well, with one of the letters addressing the applicant's teaching qualifications. 

Complete applications received by December 1, 2019 will receive full consideration. Applications will be accepted through February 15, 2020. 

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Donna Maes

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