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Computer Science Assistant Teaching Professor (Instructor)

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Boulder, Colorado

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Job Summary

The Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor (Instructor) position. This position will support the Department of Computer Science and the fulfillment of the department’s educational mission by teaching computer science courses at CU Boulder.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Founded in 1893, the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder is the second largest of seven schools and colleges at one of the nation's top public research institutions. As Colorado's flagship university, CU Boulder has selective admissions standards and a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to high-quality undergraduate education. We are particularly interested in candidates with a background in at least one of the following areas of computer science: algorithms, databases, software engineering, cybersecurity, systems, or programming languages. Candidates should highlight their experience in these areas. Assistant Teaching Professors are responsible for teaching 4-5 courses a year, mentoring undergraduate students, and providing oversight to the undergraduate curriculum.

This is a non-tenure track appointment; the successful candidate will likely be appointed as an Assistant Teaching Professor (Instructor) on the Computer Science faculty, although appointment as an Associate Teaching Professor (Senior Instructor) is possible depending on experience and qualifications. The position will report to the Chair of the Department of Computer Science.

What You Should Know

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

The annual salary range for this position is $70,000.00 - $100,000.00.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

Graduate degree in Computer Science or a closely related field.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Curriculum Vitae.
  2. Cover Letter.
  3. Two-page statement of your teaching philosophy, any related entrepreneurial or research-related interests (including computer science education research), and how you plan to contribute to CU’s efforts to become a more diverse, equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist university.
  4. List of 3 References (used for phone reference checks).
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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