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Director, Quantitative Biosciences and Engineering (QBE) Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (Open

Colorado School of Mines
Colorado, United States
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Posted Date
Jun 29, 2022

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Position Title: Director, Quantitative Biosciences and Engineering (QBE) Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (Open to current Mines faculty)

The Opportunity:

The Quantitative Biosciences and Engineering (QBE) interdisciplinary graduate program (IGP) was established in 2018 and has 14 students (Spring 2022 Census). The position of Director reports to the Graduate Dean on all matters related to the program and receives advice from the QBE Executive Committee and its Core Faculty. The QBE IGP Director is a three-year, renewable appointment. Accepting applications from individuals seeking co-director responsibilities. Please note on your application if this work arrangement interests you.

  • Serves as the chief spokesperson in the conduct of business on behalf of the QBE IGP.
  • Considers and promotes the programs, projects, and policies of the QBE IGP.
  • Consults with the QBE IGP Faculty, and reports to the QBE Executive Committee in the development of budgets and fund allocations.
  • Provides input on QBE IGP faculty performance with respect to their participation in the IGP to DH’s, etc. on as-requested basis.
  • Appoints such ad hoc committees as necessary to facilitate the functioning of the QBE IGP Program.
  • Coordinates with the Graduate Admissions and Marketing & Communications offices on graduate recruitment strategies to benefit the QBE IGP.
  • Spearheads the QBE graduate admissions process in concert with the Admissions and Recruitment committee of the Program.
  • Supervises and mentors QBE students, assuring that the program supports their timely progress toward graduation, including offering qualifying exams for PhD students.
  • Coordinates efforts working with core faculty, cooperating faculty and affiliated faculty.
  • Works closely with the DH’s whose faculty members are associated with the IGP to ensure that QBE courses have the instructors needed to deliver the curriculum.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Expertise in the area of quantitative biosciences and engineering including prior related research and publications
  • Demonstrated or potential ability to contribute to the education of QBE graduate students, particularly the teaching of courses in the program
  • Demonstrated competence in relevant disciplines/research areas related to quantitative biosciences and engineering
  • Academic Faculty at Colorado School of Mines
Equal Opportunity:

Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all persons. Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry, creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate against community members for filing complaints regarding or implicating any of these protected statuses.

Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.

Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations, executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of inequity or concerns for safety.

Pay Range:

Mines is offering a salary increment that scales with the size of the program (number of students): $2500 - $10,000

Mines takes into consideration a combination of candidate’s education, training and experience as well as the position’s scope and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role, work location, and external market and internal value when determining a salary level for potential new employees.

Total Rewards: Mines is proud to provide exceptional benefits that include pay, health & wellness and work/life balance offerings. Our portfolio of benefits includes medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and retirement savings plans. Additionally, Mines employees are eligible for tuition benefits (for employees and dependents), generous paid holidays and leaves and discount programs. Additionally, Mines’ leadership and innovation brings proximity and access to several research centers, consortia, agencies, labs and bleeding edge technology. For more information, visit Mines benefits . How to Apply:

Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, veterans status) and upload a CV and a letter of interest including your vision for the role (required). Review of applications will begin on July 11, 2022.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

Effective December 18, 2021, this position will require documented proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. New employees will be required to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination upon hire.
Religious and medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation shall be addressed as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s vaccination guidance.

Advertised: Jun 29, 2022 Mountain Daylight Time
Applications close: Jul 8, 2022 10:30 AM Mountain Daylight Time

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