Skip to content

Instructor Position in Architectural Engineering

Requisition Number:



Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:




Date published:


Job Summary

The University of Colorado Boulder and the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering invites applications for a non-tenure track instructor position in Architectural Engineering to begin Fall 2020. We seek candidates with industry experience and interdisciplinary teaching interests in architectural engineering and architecture. The candidate should have a broad knowledge of foundations, processes, and principles of architecture to complement individual areas of emphasis in architectural engineering, including but are not limited to Construction Engineering Management, Lighting and Electrical Systems, Mechanical Systems, Structural Systems, and Architectural Design.

Who We Are

Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder is a premier education and research interdisciplinary program in building systems engineering. In particular, the program covers a wide range of building technologies including construction materials, structural, mechanical, electrical, and lighting systems as well as advanced controls with a focus on integrated and innovative solutions for designing and operating sustainable buildings and urban communities that are interconnected with smart grids for deep renewable energy penetration.

The Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering has 56 tenured/tenure-track, non-tenure track, and research faculty members in 6 engineering specialty areas and 4 interdisciplinary areas. The Department is home to more than 550 undergraduate and 275 graduate students. Architectural Engineering has approximately 200 undergraduate students and 50 graduate students in MS and PhD degree programs. More information on Architectural Engineering can be found at

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Applicants will be expected to teach five (5) undergraduate courses per academic year, including curriculum development. Applicants will also be responsible for advising student groups and establishing new contacts with industry partners, and participating in Department committees and initiatives.


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.

Be Statements

Be Accomplished. Be Engaged. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Successful candidates should hold an MS, MA, MArch or equivalent in one or both areas (Architectural Engineering-Building Systems and/or Architecture).
  • Industry experience in either or both fields.
  • Experience or demonstrated ability to teach lecture-style and studio courses.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Cover letter briefly reviewing your interest and qualifications for this position
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. A minimum of three references (used for phone reference checks)
    • During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references, used for phone reference checks, and we will request letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses. This information will be kept confidential.
  4. Recommended but not required: samples of (no more than 2) teaching evaluations
For full consideration, applications must be submitted by December 1, 2019. Full consideration means that applications submitted before December 1st will be reviewed, and applications submitted after December 1st may be reviewed, however, this review is not guaranteed. 
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

Posting Contact Email:

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.