The Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of
Colorado Boulder invites applications to fill a Scholar in
position. This position will support the Department
of Mechanical Engineering and fulfillment of the department’s
educational mission, with a particular focus on both undergraduate
and graduate courses in the broad areas of manufacturing, product
design, CAD, and machine design, or other related fields.
This is a non-tenure track appointment; the successful candidate
will be appointed as a Scholar in Residence with a three-year
renewable contract. The position will report to the Chair of the
Department of Mechanical Engineering.
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 top public research
institutions. As Colorado's flagship university, CU Boulder has
selective admissions standards and a comprehensive array of
undergraduate and graduate programs.
More than 1,200 students and over 60 faculty members in the Paul M.
Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering form an innovative and
nurturing community in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Students work together to learn the fundamentals of the field and
engage in rigorous, team-based experiences addressing real-world
problems. That dedication to professional development extends
beyond graduation, with an alumni network of 5,000+ professionals
of which more than 200 volunteer with the department annually. The
department’s award-winning faculty tackle societal challenges
through technological innovation impacting the environment,
security, and human health.
Additional information regarding our academic programs can be found
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
The position involves teaching five engineering courses per
academic year on the CU-Boulder campus, beginning the Fall 2021 or
Spring 2022 semester.
What You Should Know
This is a standard three-year renewable appointment targeted
towards design professionals with industry experience. Mentorship
from research and teaching faculty and full staff support will be
What We Can Offer
The salary range for this position will be $70,000 - $95,000
annually with University benefits.
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
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What We Require
Candidates must have earned at least a Master of Science degree in
Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field, and must
demonstrate active engagement and continued industry experience in
the field of mechanical engineering. A strong commitment to
high-quality undergraduate and graduate engineering education
and/or industry training is a plus.
What You Will Need
The successful applicant would have demonstrated industry
experience and project management skills and will be able to
leverage their experience to teach both lecture and lab-based
courses. An interest in improving undergraduate and graduate
engineering education is desirable.
What We Would Like You To Have
Preferred applicants would have prior teaching and industrial
experience and would have already served as the instructor of
record for one or more courses. Expertise is preferred in the broad
areas of manufacturing, product design, CAD (SOLIDWORKS
certification recommended), and machine design, or other related
To apply, please submit the following materials as PDF files:
- A one-page cover letter describing your interest in the
position and summarizing your personal academic goals.
- A two-page statement of your experience and plans for teaching
and student mentoring.
- List of 3 references with contact information.
- During the application process you will need to separately
enter contact information for one reference who will be contacted
to provide a letter of recommendation and additional materials, if
needed, as the search progresses. This can be someone from your
list of references above.
Review of applications will begin as they are received and will
continue until the position is filled.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For
consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs
. Background checks will
be conducted for all final applicants.
Posting Contact Information
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