The Biomedical Engineering Program (BME)
at the University
of Colorado Boulder (CU) is seeking a full-time Instructor
to start in January 2022 or later. BME is a new interdisciplinary
program (2020 launch) within the College of Engineering and Applied
Science (CEAS) at CU. It already has over 150 undergraduate and 25
graduate majors. It has strengths in biomechanics, imaging, devices
and therapeutics, and prepares students for careers in industry,
the medical profession and research.
CEAS is the top-ranked engineering college in the Rocky Mountain
Region, and one of the top public programs in the country. BME
program faculty are drawn from five departments: Aerospace
Engineering Sciences, Chemical & Biological Engineering,
Computer Science, Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering,
and Mechanical Engineering. BME undergraduates include over 60%
women and 35% persons of color.
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.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in biomedical
engineering or related field and teaching experience. The candidate
will teach or co-teach core BME courses, including a capstone
design course and potentially courses in introduction to biomedical
engineering, biotransport, bioinstrumentation and other areas. The
preferred candidate will have a strong technical background in BME
or related field and comfort in teaching in both classroom and
laboratory settings, including the development of curriculum and
new courses. Knowledge of electronics, equipment and software
(MATLAB, Excel, R, etc.) will be employed in the courses.
What You Should Know
What We Can Offer
Annual salary will range from $70,000 – $100,000 per academic year.
Relocation funds of up to $5000 will also be provided.
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
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What We Require
What We Would Like You To Have
- Doctorate degree (or international equivalent) within
biomedical engineering or a related field.
- Ability to teach core biomedical engineering classes and
- College-level teaching experience as either the instructor of
record or as a teaching assistant.
- Engineering lab and/or design experience, for instance with
equipment and electronics.
- Knowledge of MATLAB, Excel and R software; other programming
languages and/or experience with microcontrollers are also a
- Two years of teaching experience including strong student
- Some industry experience in a biomedical engineering-related
- Experience teaching large (50+) classes.
- Demonstrated service to an academic department.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- Cover letter briefly reviewing your interest in and
qualifications for this position; touch on courses you would be
most enthusiastic to teach (1-2 pages).
- Curriculum vitae.
- Statement of your teaching philosophy and experience (2-3
- Optional: Samples (1-3) of student/course evaluations
including a comparison to department averages, course syllabi, and
the number of students in classes.
During the application process you will need to enter contact
information for three references who may be contacted to provide
letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as
the search progresses.
Applications received by August 20, 2021
will be given full
consideration, though applications will continue to be accepted
after this date until the position is filled. For inquiries, please
contact Robert Davis at email@example.com
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via mail or email.
For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs
Posting Contact Information
Posting Contact Name:
Robert H. Davis
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