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Tenure-Track Faculty in Computer 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 a tenure-track faculty position in computer engineering, broadly defined. All topics within the broad area of computer engineering are encouraged to apply.
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

A successful finalist may choose their tenure home in any appropriate department within the college with the two most likely options being the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering or the Department of Computer Science.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • A successful candidate will develop vigorous, externally funded research programs in their technical areas, engage in undergraduate and graduate teaching, and contribute professional service.
  • We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. The typical effort distribution for tenure-track faculty is 40% teaching, 40% research, and 20% service.

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.
  • As part of the University of Colorado Boulder’s deep commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, the campus has implemented a reference check pilot program with respect to final candidates for tenured faculty appointments. The reference check pilot program is intended to allow CU Boulder to collect and review information about a candidate's conduct at their previous institutions, specifically conduct related to sexual misconduct, harassment, and/or discrimination – before making hiring decisions. All final candidates for tenured faculty appointments are required to complete an Authorization to Release Information.
  • The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive work culture that respects the rights and dignity of all individuals in our academic community. 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: University of Colorado Boulder is supportive of the needs of dual career couples. To support those who have academic partners, the College of Engineering and Applied Science hosts a Dual Career and Relocation Assistance Program. For more information see

What We Can Offer


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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Be dynamic. Be impactful. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Candidates must have earned a PhD or equivalent degree in Computer Engineering or in a related field such as Computer Science or Electrical Engineering by the time they are appointed as a tenure-track faculty member.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit a single PDF containing the following materials:

  1. Cover Letter: A 1-page cover letter stating your research areas.
  2. Resume/CV: A current curriculum vitae.
  3. Statement of Research Philosophy: A statement describing your plans to develop a recognized research program based on scholarly work in your particular field, your ideas for interdisciplinary collaboration, and identifying facilities and faculty at CU that will support your research.
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy: A statement describing your experience and interests in teaching undergraduates and graduates, identifying facilities and faculty at CU that will support your teaching goals. This statement should address which core electrical engineering courses you can teach, particularly those relevant to computer engineering.
  5. Diversity and Inclusion Statement: A statement describing your experience and plans for inspiring diverse students to conduct research.
During the application process, you will need to enter contact information for three to five references, who can provide letters of recommendation as the search process progresses.

Applicants are encouraged to review the Support for Faculty Applicants website for statement guidance.

Applications received by or on November 15, 2022 will receive full consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs for job requisition number: 42854.

For inquiries, please contact the Search Committee Chairs:
Eric Keller:
Dirk Grunwald:

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Posting Contact Name: Eric Keller

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