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Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor or Scholar in Residence in Computer Science

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Boulder, Colorado

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Job Summary

The Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a full-time Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor or Scholar in Residence. This position will support teaching in the Technology, Cybersecurity and Policy (TCP) graduate program within the Department of Computer Science. The goal of the appointment is to enhance the department of Computer Science’s educational mission by teaching cybersecurity-focused courses at CU Boulder.

This is a non-tenure track appointment; the successful candidate will likely be appointed as a Teaching Assistant Professor (Instructor) on the Computer Science faculty in the TCP program, although appointment as a Teaching Associate Professor (Senior Instructor) is possible depending on experience and qualifications. Candidates who wish to include a research element in their duties (up to 20% of overall activities) can be appointed as a Scholar in Residence. The position will report to the Chair of the Department of Computer Science.

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

Founded in 1893, the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder is the second largest of seven Schools and Colleges at one of the nation's premier public research institutions. As Colorado's flagship university, CU Boulder has selective admissions standards and a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Candidates for this position must demonstrate a strong commitment to high-quality graduate education. The Program is particularly interested in candidates with a background in cybersecurity topic areas. In their cover letter, candidates should highlight their experiences in these areas. Successful candidates will be responsible for teaching 4-5 courses a year, mentoring graduate students, supporting student events and organizations, and providing oversight to the graduate curriculum. Typical courses would include Introduction to Cybersecurity, Security Auditing and Penetration Testing, and Digital Forensics.

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 annual salary range for this position is $90,000 to $135,000 based on experience and position responsibilities.


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

Graduate degree in Computer Science or a closely related field.

Special Instructions

To apply, for the Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor or Scholar in Residence in Computer Science please submit the following materials:
  1. Curriculum Vitae.
  2. Cover Letter.
  3. Two-page statement of your teaching philosophy, any related entrepreneurial or research-related interests (including computer science education research), and how you plan to contribute to CU’s efforts to become a more diverse, equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist university.
  4. List of 3 References (used for phone reference checks).
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but applications received before April 1, 2022 will receive priority reviewing.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

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Posting Contact Name: Bruce Montgomery

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