Instructor - Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a full-time Instructor position. This position will support the Department of Computer Science and fulfillment of the department's educational mission through teaching Computer Science courses on the CU-Boulder campus.

This is a non-tenure track appointment; the successful candidate will likely be appointed as an Instructor on the Computer Science faculty although appointment as a Senior Instructor is possible depending on experience and qualifications. The position will report to the Chair of the Department of Computer Science.


Candidates must have an earned graduate degree in Computer Science or a closely-related field, and must demonstrate a strong commitment to high-quality undergraduate Computer Science education in the areas of theory, programming languages, database systems, cybersecurity, systems, data science or other core areas of Computer Science. Candidates should highlight their experience in these areas.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applicants should apply through the university job application system and submit electronic files (PDF format) including a cover letter, curriculum vita or resume, a two-page statement of teaching and related entrepreneurial or research interests, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. Review of applications will begin as they are received, and will continue until the position is filled. Additional information regarding the Department of Computer Science search process as well as our research and academic programs can be found at

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations for this position include criminal and education background checks. 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. The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at

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

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10344 - Computer Science

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Nov 22, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Liz Jessup

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00730030