Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist/Research Scholar - Open Pool (2023-24)

Coppin State University
August 31, 2024
Offerd Salary:$50,000-$65,000
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Working Title Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist/Research Scholar - Open Pool (2023-24)

Position Location Fort Collins, CO Work Location Position is fully in-office/in-person Research Professional Position Yes Posting Number 202301423AP Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional Classification Title Number of Vacancies Work Hours/Week Proposed Annual Salary Range $50,000-$65,000 Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: https: // eligibility/and https: // perks/.

Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 08/31/2024 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 with a record $407 million in research spending in Fiscal Year 2022.

The Department of Mathematics at Colorado State University is one of eight departments in the College of Natural Sciences. The Department has a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, as well as excellence in research. Faculty research interests include algebra, analysis, combinatorics, differential equations, geometry, inverse problems, math education, mathematical modeling, number theory, scientific computing, topology, as well as applications of all these areas. The Department of Mathematics has over 200 undergraduate majors and 75 graduate students, with currently 33 tenured and tenure-track faculty.

Colorado State University and the Department of Mathematics provide a highly collaborative and supportive environment; a number of faculty have joint appointments in other departments or are engaged in interdisciplinary collaborations and research projects. The Department is actively supporting diversity and inclusiveness.

Position Summary

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: https:// www.

A detailed description of the department's teaching program is available on the department's web page at: www.

Required Job Qualifications

Applicants has a Ph.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.
  • Has a record of teaching a range of mathematics services courses.
  • Has a record of being a course coordinator, and/or experiences teaching large number of students (75 or higher).
  • Diversity Statement

    Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

    Essential Duties

    Job Duty Category Research


  • 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


  • 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.
  • Percentage Of Time 40%

    Application Details

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please submit a cover letter, CV, a teaching statement, a research statement, the names and contact information for three professional references, and lastly a personal statement (at most two pages) on your commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equal access (please see the additional information below regarding this required document).

    Although three reference letters are preferred, a minimum of two 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 on August 31, 2024. Applicants wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

    Statement on Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Access: The Department of Mathematics at Colorado State University has a strong interest in ensuring that all candidates hired for instructional appointments share our commitment to excellence, access, and Principles of Community.

    The requirement of a “personal statement on your commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equal access” is consistent with CSU's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Our new faculty should be aware of these issues and have a willingness to engage with our faculty and students to help in the advancement of CSU's diversity, inclusion, and equity goals.

    The commitment can take a variety of forms including reflection upon, interest in, or efforts to advance, equitable access to education and research.

    Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Search Contact [email protected] EEO Statement

    Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

    The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, [email protected].

    The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, [email protected].

    The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University's Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, [email protected].

    Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education.

    Background Check Policy Statement

    Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

    References Requested

    References Requested

    Minimum Requested 3

    Maximum Requested 3

    Supplemental Questions

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Interests
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Statement of Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
  • Optional Documents

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