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Open Rank Faculty Positions in Biomedical Engineering

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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 is currently seeking applications for tenure-track faculty positions in the interdisciplinary area of Biomedical Engineering. The College of Engineering and Applied Science at CU Boulder, a tier-one professional school, is the highest ranked engineering college in the Rocky Mountain time-zone.  The openings are targeted at the levels of Assistant Professor and Associate Professor, but experienced candidates with outstanding credentials will be considered for a Full Professor appointment.  The positions will be associated with the College’s new Biomedical Engineering Program. The positions will be rostered in the Department of Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering.

Successful candidates will be expected to engage in undergraduate and graduate teaching, contribute professional service, and develop vigorous, externally funded research programs in their technical areas.  Candidates whose expertise cuts across engineering and related disciplines are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates should describe their plans to develop a recognized research program based on scholarly work in their particular field, their ideas for interdisciplinary collaboration, their experience and interests in teaching undergraduates and graduates, and their future plans for inspiring diverse students to conduct research.  CEAS is interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and service to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

For more information about the Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering, please visit:

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at: The University of Colorado Boulder is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.

For inquiries, please contact the Search Committee Chairs: Rafael Piestun:; Mark Borden:

Who We Are

Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at CU Boulder is the premier undergraduate and graduate program in Colorado by reputation, rankings and size. Nationally, we are ranked 22nd among public electrical engineering graduate programs, and 21st among public computer engineering graduate programs by U.S. News and World Report. 

Our number of required and elective undergraduate laboratory courses is among the highest of any engineering college in the country. Our students say the hands-on laboratory component greatly enhances understanding of lecture concepts, and industry recruiters confirm that the value of our graduates is definitely increased by their laboratory experiences.


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 Collaborative. Be Boulder.

What We Require

Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or in a related field.

What We Would Like You To Have

Within the broad Biomedical Engineering area, candidates with specialty in the areas of Biomedical Imaging, Biosensors, Bioinstrumentation, Medical Devices and Neuroengineering are encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV.
  2. Cover Letter stating your research areas (1 page).
  3. Statement Describing Research Related Goals (2-3 pages).
  4. Statement Describing Teaching Related Goals (2-3 pages).
  5. Proof of Degree/Transcript
    • The document uploaded for Proof of Degree can be a Transcript which shows the date the degree was conferred; Copy of Diploma; or official letter from the Registrar or the Dean of the School or College conferring the degree.
  6. You will need to submit 3-5 references for this position. These individuals will be contacted and asked to submit a letter of recommendation as part of your application materials. This information will be kept confidential and viewable only by the search committee.
Review of applications will begin by November 1, 2019 and will continue to be reviewed until the positions are filled. 

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: Rafael Piestun

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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.