The Department of Mathematics at Colorado State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in the area of Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science. This position is part of a cluster hire in Materials Science in the College of Natural Sciences that includes the Departments of Physics and Chemistry. Candidates whose research is strongly connected to the applications of geometry, topology, analysis or computation to material science are encouraged to apply. Ideally, the appointed faculty member will participate in interdisciplinary or collaborative Materials Science research.
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 nationís top-performing research institutions with a record $340 million in research spending in Fiscal Year 2012. The Department of Mathematics has over 240 undergraduate majors and 50 graduate students, with currently 27 tenured and 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/
Responsibilities: 1. Active participation in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses assigned by the Department Chair. 2. The development and maintenance of a vigorous and well-recognized research program in the mathematics related to materials science and a continuing commitment to scholarly and professional activities. 3. Participation in Department and University administrative functions. 4. Adherence to the responsibilities of the general faculty as delineated by the University Faculty/Staff Manual.
Qualifications: 1. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree at the time of application, in mathematics or a closely related area. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. 2. Candidates must have a strong professional background preparatory for teaching and research in Mathematics. 3. Candidates must have an active interest in the Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science.
Salary and Starting Date: The starting date for the position is August 16, 2014. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Deadline: Applications completed by December 21, 2013 will receive full consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Complete files of semi-finalists will be available for review to all Mathematics Department faculty.
Complete applications include an AMS cover sheet, a complete curriculum vitae, a statement of interest in the position specifically, including a summary of plans for future scholarly activities, especially those related to Materials Science, and at least three letters of recommendation. Applicants should submit an AMS cover sheet, complete curriculum vitae, summary of future research plans, evidence of effective teaching, and at least three letters of recommendation using the service provided by the AMS at http://www.mathjobs.org. All other correspondence should be sent to MSsearch13@math.colostate.edu or mailed to:
Materials Science Faculty Search Committee Department of Mathematics Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO 80523
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