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Instructor - Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering - Colorado Mesa University Engineering Partnership Program

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Grand Junction, CO

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Job Summary

In cooperation with Colorado Mesa University, the Department of Electrical Computer & Energy Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a teaching faculty position effective Fall 2020.  The ideal candidate with have relevant industrial exposure, teaching experience and modern instructional interests for teaching traditional areas of accredited undergraduate curricula in electrical and computer engineering.

Who We Are

In partnership with the University of Colorado’s flagship campus, the CMU Engineering program is substantially expanding accredited Bachelor’s degree instruction on Colorado’s Western slope to include Mechanical, Civil, Electrical and Computer engineering. The University of Colorado Boulder (UCB) and Colorado Mesa University (CMU), began this partnership in 2008, to deliver a Mechanical Engineering (ME) Program. A Civil Engineering (CE) Partnership Program began in 2016 and an Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Partnership Program rolled out in 2019. After a decade of operations, this venture has been renamed the Engineering Partnerships Program (EPP); it currently has 17 faculty who are collectively responsible for the instruction of more than 100 matriculating undergraduates. CMU faculty advise student groups, maintain professional development contacts with industry partners, while participating in Program committees and initiatives.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

The position is anticipated to be filled at an entry level for an Instructor; however, those with extensive teaching experience, a Senior Instructor may also be considered.  This position is part of a cooperative hiring program by the University of Colorado to support the new joint B.S. Electrical Computer Engineering (ECE) degree at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colorado.  The instructor will be responsible for courses that range from Embedded Software Engineering, Discrete Math, Microelectronics, Computer Architecture, to the Senior Capstone program.  This University of Colorado position is a full-time teaching position located in Grand Junction, Colorado.

What You Should Know

Potential faculty members applying to this teaching faculty position in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Colorado should articulate their commitments to undergraduate teaching and lab/field engineering training.


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.

What We Require

An advanced degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering or related field is required.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Individual statement discussing visions, plans and goals with regard to education in this arena. 
During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references and we will request letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses. 

Review of applications will begin in January 2020 and will continue through April 2020.

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

Those wishing further information may contact, Keith Graham, Search Committee Chair at Engineering Center, Room EE 1B55, Campus Box 425, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, or at, including a subject line COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY FACULTY INQUIRE in the email.

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Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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