Director, Quantitative Biosciences and Engineering (QBE)
Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (Open to current Mines
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
- Provides input on QBE IGP faculty performance with respect to
their participation in the IGP to DH’s, etc. on as-requested
- 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.
- 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
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.
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.
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
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
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
Religious and medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation shall
be addressed as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment
Opportunity Commission’s vaccination guidance.
Jun 29, 2022 Mountain Daylight Time
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