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Open Faculty Positions in Biomedical Engineering


College of Engineering and Applied Science

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Boulder, Colorado

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Job Summary

The College of Engineering of Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Colorado, Boulder is seeking applications for tenure-track faculty positions in the interdisciplinary area of Biomedical Engineering (BME). These faculty positions are part of the long-term growth plans for the College of Engineering and Applied Science. The openings are targeted at the level of Assistant Professor, but experienced candidates with outstanding credentials will be considered for Associate or Full Professor appointments. While applications from outstanding candidates with broad research interests in BME will be accepted, exceptional candidates will focus on the following specialty areas: imaging, devices, biomechanics. 

New faculty will be rostered in one of the Departments participating in the College-wide BME initiative: Mechanical, Chemical and Biological, Electrical and Computer, Aerospace, Computer Science, or Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, depending on the focus of their research and teaching. New positions may also align with one or more Interdisciplinary Research Themes (IRTs) in the College (, with the goal to provide advanced technologies and therapies for diseases with unmet medical needs and develop new approaches for personalized medicine. 

Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. or equivalent degree in engineering, biology, physics, or a related field, where qualified candidates will contribute through their interdisciplinary research, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. Each new faculty member will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program that synergizes with others in the University of Colorado system. Candidates whose expertise cuts across engineering and related disciplines are especially encouraged to apply. 

The University of Colorado CEAS is undergoing a period of unprecedented faculty growth and expansion to match an ambitious vision of research and teaching excellence. The CEAS leverages close access to the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, multiple National Laboratories, and the vibrant and thriving Front Range biotechnology industry.

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at The University of Colorado Boulder is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.


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 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.
Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an email that will ask you to complete and upload a summary slide. In the meantime, you can find the template using this link:

Review of candidates will begin on October 1, 2018.  All applications received by November 15, 2018 will receive full consideration. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

Posting Contact Name: Virginia Ferguson

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