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PostDoctoral Associate

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Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty



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Job Summary

The Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering (ECEE) at CU Boulder encourages applications for a PostDoctoral Associate! This position will work on research in applied electromagnetics.

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.

Who We Are

ECEE 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 improves understanding of lecture concepts, and industry recruiters prove that the value of our graduates is definitely increased by their laboratory experiences.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Research in applied electromagnetics with emphasis on one or more among:
    • Novel antenna and arrays research and development;
    • Design for manufacturing of microwave and millimeter wave RF components with specific fabrication technologies;
    • Additive manufacturing technologies;
    • Analysis, modeling, and design of RF components and integrated subsystems;
    • Active phased arrays design and integration;
    • RF measurements;
    • Antenna topics related to high power, miniaturization, wide bandwidth, operation in a harsh environment, etc.
  • Reporting results of the research as required by the sponsor and by the established ARG procedures.
  • Working with students, other ARG post-docs, and research associates.
  • Continuous professional development by reviewing papers, writing papers, attending seminars, webinars, etc.

What You Should Know

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this position is $54,000 - $58,000 annually. 


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 We Require

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or associated field with an emphasis in applied electromagnetics.
  • Ability to start immediately.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Detailed Resume/CV
  3. PDF of your most relevant journal publication
  4. Name and full contact information of one reference most familiar with your research accomplishments (used for phone reference checks)
    • Additionally, during the application process you will need to enter contact information for one reference who will be contacted to provide a letter of recommendation immediately after you apply. This can be the same individual as above.
  5. Optional: Proof of Degree
    • If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources department using an approved online vendor. If your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version (if applicable) as an optional attachment.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is 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: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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