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University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Engineering, Other Science & Technology
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Full Time
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Job Summary

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 Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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What We Require

  • Doctorate degree (or international equivalent) within biomedical engineering or a related field.
  • Ability to teach core biomedical engineering classes and labs.
  • College-level teaching experience as either the instructor of record or as a teaching assistant.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • 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 plus.
  • Two years of teaching experience including strong student teaching evaluations.
  • Some industry experience in a biomedical engineering-related field.
  • Experience teaching large (50+) classes.
  • Demonstrated service to an academic department.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. 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).
  2. Curriculum vitae.
  3. Statement of your teaching philosophy and experience (2-3 pages).
  4. 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 .

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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