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Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty 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. The position will be associated with the College’s Biomedical Engineering Program (BME) and is expected to be rostered in the Department of Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering (ECEE). Candidates must have earned a PhD or equivalent degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field at time of appointment to a tenure-track position. 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

CU Boulder has a highly ranked engineering college with several top 10 programs. 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.

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

For more information about the Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering Department, please visit:

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Successful candidates will be expected to engage in undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring; develop an externally funded research program in their technical area; contribute professional leadership and service to their unit, the college, and their professional community; and cultivate and contribute to the inclusive excellence of our academic community.
  • The typical distribution of work for this role is 40% teaching, 40% scholarly and creative work (research), and 20% leadership and service.

What You Should Know

  • The anticipated start date for this position is Fall 2024, but a later start date may be negotiated.
  • As part of the University of Colorado Boulder’s deep commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, the campus has implemented a reference check program with respect to final candidates for tenured faculty appointments. The reference check 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.

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

  • Applicants must have earned a PhD or equivalent terminal degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field or have their Ph.D. conferred before starting a tenure-track faculty appointment.
  • Candidates being considered for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank are expected to have an established and ongoing program of original research, a strong publication record, and demonstrated ability to obtain external funding as well as a record of high-quality teaching and mentoring.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials as individual PDF files:

  1. Cover Letter: A one-page cover letter describing your interest in the position and summarizing your personal academic goals.
  2. Resume/CV: A current curriculum vitae.
  3. A Statement of Research Philosophy: A statement of your experience and plans for research and/or creative work that contributes to the body of knowledge in your field and provides broader benefits to education and society (2-3 pages).
  4. A Statement of Teaching Philosophy: A statement of your experience and plans for teaching and mentoring a diverse student body (2-3 pages).
  5. A Contributions to Diversity and Inclusion Statement: A statement on how your teaching, research, and leadership and service demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Examples might include scholarly work, efforts to improve access to higher education for underserved individuals or groups, or other contributions to diverse communities. For guidance in writing this statement please see the link: (1-2 pages).
  6. List of References: Please upload a document that lists the name and contact information for references who may be contacted by phone. *Note - during the application process, you will separately be asked to provide the contact information for three (3) references who may be asked to provide letters of recommendation later in the search process. These references may be the same or different than those you list on your phone check document.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, for full consideration please apply by December 1, 2023. Background checks will be conducted for all final candidates.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs (search by job title or by requisition number: 52008).

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