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Open Rank Faculty Positions in Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering

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Boulder, Colorado

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Job Summary

The Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder is conducting an open search for multiple tenure-track faculty positions in areas including but not limited to signal processing, communications, power electronics, integrated circuit design, computer engineering and hybrid integration. These positions are part of the long-term growth plans for the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS), and we are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the excellence of our academic community, as well as to its diversity. The positions are open at all levels, with emphasis on applicants at the Assistant Professor level. 

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 electrical and computer engineering disciplines are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants 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.  

The positions will be rostered in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering.  The CEAS is the highest ranked engineering college in the Rocky Mountain time-zone and hosts several nationally ranked departments. The ECEE department includes 2 University Distinguished Professors, 17 Full, 10 Associate, and 12 Assistant Professors. Faculty honors include 15 IEEE Fellows, 2 members of the US National Academy of Engineering, a NSF Presidential Faculty Fellow, and 12 NSF CAREER Award recipients. The department maintains close ties with local industry and national institutes/labs including NIST, NREL, and NOAA.

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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.

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What You Will Need

  • Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. or equivalent degree in electrical and computer engineering or a related field.

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.

The position will remain open until filled, though for full consideration applications should be received by November 15, 2019.

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: Zoya Popovic

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