Assistant Professor

Denver, CO
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado

Assistant Professor

The Department of Electrical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for multiple tenure track positions at the assistant professor level. Exceptional candidates at higher levels will be considered. Candidates are being sought in the areas of electromagnetics (including plasmonics, metamaterials, advanced antennas, bioelectromagnetics, RF circuits and systems), communications (including scalable and efficient IOT communication, massive MIMO, vehicular networks, wireless communication and emerging technologies), and power (power systems, renewable energies, power electronics, smart grids). Other related areas will also be considered.

Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering, this position will be expected to develop and teach lecture and laboratory courses at all levels, establish and maintain an active, externally funded research program; conduct high quality research involving students primarily at the graduate level, leading to sponsored research and refereed publications; advise students; and contribute to Department, College, and University governance and to the profession.

The Electrical Engineering Department currently has 12 full-time faculty members. The department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering accredited by ABET, a Master of Science degree, a Master of Engineering degree, and a multidisciplinary PhD degree in Engineering and Applied Science. We maintain excellent teaching and research programs in embedded systems, signal processing, communications, VLSI, controls, energy and power systems, biophotonics, and electromagnetics.

The College of Engineering and Applied Science takes pride in having a faculty of excellent scholars and engineering practitioners. We attract hard-working students who are enthusiastic about engineering and our goal is to develop them into dedicated engineering professionals. Providing an education of enduring value to our students is at the heart of our College mission.

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. Located in the heart of downtown, CU Denver provides a vibrant, urban research university experience, with academic programs ranging from the liberal arts and sciences to global energy management, music industry studies and criminal justice among eight schools and colleges. The classroom extends into the city as students study, network and build careers in the surrounding business district. CU Denver unites quality academics, ambitious research and creative work, civic consciousness and driven students-all in the lively setting of downtown Denver. CU Denver is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff, and strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication, and understanding. Read CU Denver Quick Facts here.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in electrical engineering or closely related field
  • A strong academic record
  • Ability and commitment to pursue and establish externally funded research programs and direct MS and PhD student research
  • Commitment to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. This position is expected to start August 2017.

Questions should be directed to or More information about the College of Engineering and Applied Science is available through More information about the institution is available through

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Application Materials Instructions:When applying, applicants must include: 1) A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2) A current CV/resume 3) The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references 4) Statement of teaching philosophy 5) Statement of research plan

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30074 - ENGR-Electrical

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Aug 25, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Mark Golkowski

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00657140


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