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Tenure-Track Position in Biomedical 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 the interdisciplinary area of Biomedical Engineering. CU Boulder has a highly ranked engineering college with several top 10 programs. The position will be associated with the College’s new Biomedical Engineering Program (BME) and is expected to be rostered in the Department of Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering (ECEE). The BME program has over 30 affiliated faculty from engineering and science fields across the CU Boulder Campus and offers degrees at the BS, MS, and PhD levels. Candidates must have earned a PhD or equivalent degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Research areas of interest include those that fall within the broad scope of Biomedical Engineering. The opening is targeted at the level of Assistant Professor, but experienced candidates with outstanding credentials will be considered for an Associate or Full Professor appointment.
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

For more information about the Biomedical Engineering Program, please visit:

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What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Successful candidates will be expected to engage in undergraduate and graduate teaching, contribute professional leadership and service, and develop a vigorous, externally funded research program in their technical area. Candidates whose expertise cuts across engineering and related disciplines are especially encouraged to apply. CEAS is interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and service to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. Tenure-track faculty in CEAS typically hold positions that include 40% teaching, 40% research, and 20% service effort distributions.

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: The 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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What We Require

  • Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field 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 (2 - 3 pages).
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy: A statement describing your experience and interests in teaching undergraduates and graduates, and 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 biomedical engineering such as digital and analog circuits, electronic devices, and biomedical signals and systems (2 - 3 pages).
  5. Diversity and Inclusion Statement: A statement describing your experience and plans for inspiring diverse students to conduct research (2 - 3 pages).
  6. 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 1, 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: 42834.

For inquiries, please contact the Search Committee Chairs:

Bob McLeod:

Mark Borden:

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Posting Contact Name: Mark Borden

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