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Instructor Position in Engineering Plus

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Boulder, Colorado

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Job Summary

The College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a full-time Instructor position in the Engineering Plus Program. This program integrates traditional engineering disciplines such as Aerospace, Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering with a multi-disciplinary and design-based approach. 

This position will support the Engineering Plus Program in teaching hands-on project courses and engaging in engineering education research.  The Engineering Plus Program also partners with the award-winning Integrated Teaching and Learning Program to deliver hands-on, design rich engineering curriculum to students throughout CEAS. 

Candidates must have earned either a Master’s Degree, supplemented with extensive teaching experience, or a Ph.D. in an engineering discipline, engineering education or a closely related field. Successful candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to high-quality undergraduate engineering education and active engagement in an engineering field. An interest in improving undergraduate engineering education and modern pedagogy is desirable, and teaching experience is preferred. Ability and desire to teach two or more core engineering courses (such as first-year design, engineering math, thermodynamics, statics, materials science, circuits, and data analysis) are essential. 

The successful candidate will likely be appointed as an Instructor of the Engineering Plus Program, although appointment as a Senior Instructor is possible dependent on experience and qualifications. As with all CU-Boulder faculty, the position integrates teaching, service and research components. This is a non-tenure track nine-month appointment and involves teaching three courses per semester on the CU Boulder campus. The position will report to the Directors of the Engineering Plus Program. 

The University of Colorado Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners situated on one of the most spectacular college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities- and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region – CU Boulder has a proud tradition of academic excellence.

For more information about the Engineering Plus Program, please visit: 

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For more information about CEAS, please visit:  

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at The University of Colorado Boulder is supportive of the needs of dual career couples. CEAS and Engineering Plus strive for a diverse team of faculty to address the needs of all our students.


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. Statement describing your goals related to research (2 - 3 pages).
  5. 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: Christina Oerter

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