Instructor - Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering - Colorado Mesa University Engineering

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 02, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The Department of Electrical Computer & Energy Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a teaching faculty position in the engineering partnership program with Colorado Mesa University to start in January 2021. Ideal candidates will have industry and teaching experience in electrical and computer 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

In 2008, the University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado Mesa University began a partnership to offer accredited bachelor’s degrees in engineering at the campus of Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, CO. The partnership programs started by offering a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering was added in 2016, and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering was launched in 2019. Each engineering partnership program is offered in its entirety at Colorado Mesa University, but students graduate with degrees from the University of Colorado Boulder. During the first two years of each partnership program, students take courses at Colorado Mesa University from faculty of Colorado Mesa University. The remainder of each program is delivered at Colorado Mesa University by faculty of the University of Colorado who are resident at Colorado Mesa University.

The partnership programs currently have 17 faculty members in civil, electrical and computer engineering, and mechanical engineering and, to date, over 160 students have graduated from the partnership programs. To learn more about the partnership programs see:

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

This position will support the new Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering offered through the partnership programs at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colorado. This position has responsibilities for teaching three courses per semester that can range from Embedded Software Engineering, Microelectronics, Computer Architecture, to Senior Capstone Design. Responsibilities of this position will also include developing elective courses, student advising, outreach and recruiting, professional development, and fostering and maintaining relationships with industry.

What You Should Know

This is a full-time non-tenure track teaching position employed by the University of Colorado Boulder but located permanently on the campus of Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colorado. This position is responsible for teaching primarily upper-division courses to small classes of students and living in beautiful Western Colorado. To learn more about life in Western Colorado and Grand Junction see:

The position will be filled at the rank of Instructor; however, those with extensive teaching experience may be given the rank of Senior Instructor.

What We Can Offer

We can offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience.


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 hold either a Ph.D. in electrical engineering or electrical and computer engineering or a closely related discipline or an M.S. degree in electrical and computer engineering with five or more years of professional experience.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy and vision for participation in the engineering partnership programs at Colorado Mesa University

During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references who will be contacted to provide letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted by July 31, 2020. Full consideration means that applications submitted before July 31, 2020 will be reviewed in earnest. Applications submitted after July 31, 2020 may be reviewed, depending on the search status; however, review of applications is not guaranteed.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Those wishing further information may contact, Dejan Filipovic, Search Committee Chair, at Dejan.Filipovic@Colorado.EDU.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Dejan Filipovic

Posting Contact Email: Dejan.Filipovic@Colorado.EDU