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Fall 2024 Adjunct Faculty, Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Colorado School of Mines
Golden, Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 27, 2024

Engineering a world of possibilities

Fall 2024 Adjunct Faculty, Applied Mathematics and Statistics for introductory level coordinated courses including Calculus I and Calculus II.

The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at the Colorado School of Mines invites applications for instructors for introductory level coordinated courses in the department. For Fall 2024, these courses are Calculus I and Calculus II. Adjunct faculty are hired per semester and have opportunities to teach up to three or four courses each semester. The calculus courses listed above 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. 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 Mike Nicholas, AMS Assistant Department Head and Teaching Professor, by emailing

  • Teach assigned classes as per course syllabus and schedule to meet the required contact hours.

  • Employ relevant teaching strategies and foster a supportive learning environment that encourages student success.

  • Assess student work and progress toward mastery of learning outcomes with timely feedback.

  • Hold weekly office hours.

  • Utilize the class technologies to help with course management, course delivery, and student communication including the LMS Canvas.

  • Attend a weekly instructor meeting (as necessary).

  • Master’s degree in mathematics, statistics, or related field.

  • Proven (or promise thereof) teaching ability with college-level mathematics or statistics courses.

  • Ability to work in a team and teach in a coordinated setting.

  • PhD in mathematics, statistics, or related field.

  • Experience with learning management systems (e.g. Canvas), online homework systems (e.g. MyLab Math), and/or online grading platforms (e.g. Gradescope).

  • Familiarity with best practices in mathematical pedagogies.

About Mines & Golden, CO

When the world looks for answers, the world looks to Mines.

Colorado School of Mines is a top-ranked public university solving the grand challenges facing our society, particularly those related to the Earth, energy and the environment. Founded in 1874 with specialties in mining and metallurgy, Mines’ scope and mission have continually expanded to meet the needs of industry and society. Today, we are the No. 38 public university in the nation, recognized for our innovation and undergraduate teaching in science, technology engineering and math (U.S. News and World Report, 2023).

Mines graduates are change makers, boundary breakers and problem solvers. Since our earliest days, a Mines education has been and continues to be a transformational opportunity, with one of the strongest returns on investment out there for talented STEM students of all backgrounds.

At the same time, Mines faculty members are pushing their fields in new directions, whether that’s manufacturing, space resources, quantum engineering, carbon capture or more. Mines was recently classified as a R1 “Very High Activity” research institution by Carnegie, a notable feat for any university but particularly one of our size.

Are you looking for an inspiring, mission-driven workplace where you can contribute to solving the world’s problems and educating the next generation of change makers? Are you an individual who values a diverse and inclusive community, where our different perspectives, experiences and cultures enrich the educational and work experience?

Look to Mines.

Equal Opportunity

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.

Annual Rate and Benefits

Salary range: $7,680 - $8,800 per section. A combination of the candidate’s education and the number of course preps are the factors that determine the course salary.

All Mines employees also have access to discount programs through the State of Colorado and free tickets for Mines Athletics home games, as well as discounted access to the on-campus Recreation Center (fitness classes and training, swimming pool and more), equipment rentals through the Outdoor Rec Center, the Colorado State Employee Assistance Program (CSEAP), and backup child and elder care. Coming soon is an on-campus daycare center. For more information about benefits at Mines, go to .

How to Apply

For full consideration, applications should be received by July 31, 2024. Applications will continue to be considered until the position is filled.

Applications must include: 1) a cover letter stating teaching experience and 2) a curriculum vitae

Contact Dorie Gelber, Human Resources, at with any questions about this opportunity.

A Background check will be required upon offer.

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