Colorado School of Mines (Mines) invites applications for the following positions in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics:


The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics (AMS) at the Colorado School of Mines (Mines) invites applications for a tenured, full professor to serve as Department Head. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics or a related field and possess a proven, successful track record in research, teaching, service, and administrative/leadership experience. Evidence of successful personnel and financial management is required. Inspiring leadership qualities, enthusiasm, effective interpersonal communication and organizational skills are critical. Successful candidates will have demonstrated high ethical standards and are expected to operate in a transparent and collegial way. Successful candidates should be responsive to the needs of faculty, staff, and students within the Department and have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Experience in teaching and working in an academic environment is required, while experience working in or with industry is valued. The Department Head will need to ensure that the Department continues to excel at undergraduate education, increase the volume and impact of research, grow the graduate program by recruiting and retaining highly qualified graduate students, and position the Department to support Mines’ strategic university plan (Mines@150).  Successful candidates will be excited to share in our mission to address the challenges of creating a sustainable global society by educating the next generation of engineers and leaders, and by expanding the frontiers of knowledge through research. We are especially interested in candidates with a passion to advance the University’s and Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Additionally, the Department seeks candidates who will contribute to growing the Department’s research and education focused on society’s major challenges related to earth, energy, environment, and sustainability. For further information about the position or the Department vision, please contact Prof. Kamini Singha, Search Chair, at

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The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at the Colorado School of Mines (Mines) invites applications for instructors for introductory level coordinated courses in the department. These courses include MATH 111 Calculus I, MATH 112 Calculus II, MATH 201 Probability and Statistics for Scientists and Engineers, MATH 213 Calculus III Multivariable Calculus, MATH 225 Differential Equations, and MATH 307 Introduction to Scientific Computing (with MATLAB programming). Adjunct faculty are hired per semester, have opportunities to teach up to three or four courses each semester, and will have use of a designated office space (possibly shared). All the listed courses are taught in a coordinated setting which includes use of the common homework and exams, as well as a common course calendar and learning objectives. At a minimum, adjunct faculty participate in group grading for course exams and will perform other grading duties depending on the course. All course materials and student communications are managed using the learning management system Canvas. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Mike Nicholas, AMS Associate Department Head and Teaching Professor, by emailing

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