Job ID: 139071

Assistant Professor, CTT – Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Colorado Denver

  • Feb. 21, 2020
  • Assistant Professor, CTT – Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • University of Colorado Denver
    Denver, CO
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering

Assistant Professor, CTT – Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for a non-tenure track position of Assistant Professor, Clinical Teaching Track. The individual in this position will develop and teach courses in the areas of electrical and computer engineering, conduct scholarly research in their area of expertise, participate in professional service and outreach activities, and contribute to the academic success of engineering students through student advising and student project supervision. Teaching assignments may include online, evening and Friday courses.

The Electrical Engineering Department currently employs 12 full-time faculty members. The department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering accredited by ABET, a Master of Science degree, a Master of Engineering degree and a multidisciplinary PhD degree in Engineering and Applied Science. We maintain excellent teaching and research programs in computer engineering, signal processing, communications, controls, energy and power systems, neural-engineering and electromagnetics.

The College of Engineering, Design and Computing takes pride in having a faculty of excellent scholars and engineering practitioners. We attract a broadly diverse community of hard-working students who are enthusiastic about engineering and our goal is to develop them into dedicated engineering professionals. Providing an education of enduring value to our students is at the heart of our College mission.

As Colorado’s public urban research university, the University of Colorado Denver educates a diverse student body through quality academics, ambitious research, creative work, and civic engagement in the city we call home. CU Denver graduates gain the powerful combination of immersive classroom and real-world experience that are in demand today. The city benefits from well-educated, top talent and a new generation of knowledge that fuels the future of Denver and our region. We are CU in the City.

CU Denver offers more than 100 degree programs, from the bachelor’s to the doctoral level, in the heart of downtown. Here, more than 15,000 students pursue academic programs that range from global energy management to music industry studies to criminal justice. As part of the state’s largest public university system, CU Denver is a major contributor to the Colorado economy, with nearly 2,500 employees and annual economic impact of $800 million. Read CU Denver Quick Facts here. 

Job Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach lecture and laboratory courses at all levels; aid in developing new courses throughout the undergraduate curriculum that focus on interdisciplinary and human-centered design; participate in curriculum modernization and implement effective pedagogies; participate in undergraduate student advising; and lead student groups, including learning communities and extracurricular club teams.

Required Qualifications: The candidate must have a Ph.D. in electrical or computer engineering or a closely related field by the date of hire and experience as an effective educator.

Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum one year experience teaching a wide range of courses in the field of computer engineering and engineering design
Experience leading extracurricular student groups including learning communities and club teams
Experience with/interest in collaborative, interdisciplinary education
Familiarity with online training techniques and technologies
Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education and student success
Experience in course and curriculum development
Publications in scholarly research journals

Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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For full details and to apply, visit of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. The position is expected to begin August 2020.

Required Application Materials
When applying, applicants must include:
A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
A current CV/resume
The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references
Statement of teaching philosophy
Statement of service to undergraduate students

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