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Teaching Assistant Professor in Electrical Computer & Energy Engineering

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Grand Junction, Colorado

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Job Summary

The Department of Electrical Computer & Energy Engineering (ECEE) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a teaching faculty position in the Engineering partnership program with Colorado Mesa University to start in August 2022.

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

In 2008, the University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado Mesa University began a partnership to offer accredited bachelor’s degrees in engineering at the campus of Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, CO. The partnership programs started by offering a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering was launched in 2019. Each engineering partnership program is offered in its entirety at Colorado Mesa University, but students graduate with degrees from the University of Colorado Boulder. During the first two years of each partnership program, students take courses at Colorado Mesa University from faculty of Colorado Mesa University. The remainder of each program is delivered at Colorado Mesa University by faculty of the University of Colorado who are resident at Colorado Mesa University.

The partnership programs currently have 14 faculty members in Civil, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering and, to date, more than 170 students have graduated from the partnership programs. To learn more about the partnership programs see:

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

This position will support the new Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering offered through the partnership programs at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colorado. This position has responsibilities for teaching three upper-division undergraduate courses in electrical and computer engineering per semester. Responsibilities of this position also include developing elective courses, student advising, outreach and recruiting, professional development, and fostering and maintaining relationships with industry.

What You Should Know

This is a full-time non-tenure track teaching position employed by the University of Colorado Boulder but located permanently on the campus of Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colorado. To learn more about life in beautiful Western Colorado and Grand Junction see:

The position will be filled at the rank of Instructor (Teaching Assistant Professor); however, those with extensive teaching experience may be given higher rank.

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 $70,000 to $85,000.


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

Applicants must hold either a Ph.D. in electrical engineering or electrical and computer engineering or a closely related discipline, or an M.S. degree in electrical and computer engineering with five or more years of professional experience.

What We Would Like You To Have

Ideal candidates will have industry and teaching experience in electrical and computer engineering.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy and vision for participation in the engineering programs at Colorado Mesa University
  4. Statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plans

For full consideration, applications must be submitted by April 15, 2022. Full consideration means that applications submitted before April 15, 2022 will be reviewed in earnest. Applications submitted after April 15, 2022 may be reviewed, depending on the search status; however, review of applications is not guaranteed.

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

Those wishing further information may contact, Kimberly Low, Search Committee HR Liaison, at 

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Posting Contact Name: Kimberly Low

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