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Instructor - Applied Computer Science Program


CS Post Bacc Program

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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 (CEAS) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a full-time Instructor position. This position will support the Department of Computer Science’ educational mission through teaching courses for the Applied Computer Science bachelor’s degree, a new online post-baccalaureate degree offering. The post-baccalaureate degree in Applied Computer Science is a new degree for professionals with a prior bachelor’s degree that would benefit from computing but who do not have the prerequisite courses needed to pursue graduate study. The goal of the program is to prepare students with a diverse academic background to enter the computer science field. 

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This is a non-tenure track appointment; the successful candidate will be appointed as an Instructor on the Computer Science faculty although appointment as a Senior Instructor is possible depending on experience and qualifications. The position will be a twelve-month appointment with a possible start date of January 2019. The position will report to the Director of the Applied Computer Science program. 

Candidates must have an earned graduate degree in Computer Science or a closely-related field although candidates with extensive industry or professional experience will also be considered. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to high-quality undergraduate Computer Science education in the areas of theory, programming languages, algorithms, database systems or other core areas of Computer Science. Candidates should highlight their experience in these areas. Prior experience with online teaching is desirable but not necessary.


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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Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Curriculum Vitae.
  2. Cover letter stating your research areas (1 page).
  3. Statement describing your goals related to teaching (2 - 3 pages).
  4. You will need to submit a minimum of 3 references for this position. These individuals will be contacted and asked to submit a letter of recommendation at a later time. This information will be kept confidential.
Review of applications will begin as they are received, and will continue until the position is filled.

Posting Contact Name: Dirk Grunwald

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