Assistant Professor - Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering

CU Boulder
Boulder, Colorado
Oct 05, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering (ECEE) at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks candidates for up to two tenure-track faculty positions beginning August 2018. The openings are targeted at the level of Assistant Professor, but experienced candidates with outstanding credentials may be considered for Associate or Full Professor.


We are searching for innovative and collaborative researchers and educators that will contribute in one or more of our department's strong research areas. Qualified candidates in all areas of ECEE will be considered with priority areas including dynamics and control as well as statistical machine learning (with application to network science and data analysis), and computer engineering (with a focus on security, computer-aided verification, applied cryptography, and networking). Candidates with meaningful experiences in other areas of electrical, computer, and energy engineering will be considered. Candidates that bridge disciplines, have synergistic interests with existing faculty, or bring unique capabilities are encouraged to highlight these in their application materials.


The department includes 2 University Distinguished Professors, 16 Full, 8 Associate, and 11 Assistant Professors. Faculty honors include 14 IEEE Fellows, 2 members of the US National Academy of Engineering, a NSF Presidential Faculty Fellow and 10 NSF CAREER Award recipients. The ECEE program consists of about 457 undergraduate and 300 graduate students, and has averaged over $11.1 million in annual research grants. The department maintains close ties with local industry and national institutes/labs such as NIST, NREL, and NOAA.


Complete applications submitted by December 1, 2017 will receive full consideration, though applications received after this date will continue to be reviewed until the positions are filled. Applications must include a cover letter specifying the area of specialization, complete curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information of at least three references. Applications must be submitted on-line at Additional information is available at that site as well as at


The University of Colorado Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at  The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.




Candidates must have a Ph.D. in electrical engineering or related disciplines; successful candidates must have the ability to develop an independent research program, enthusiasm to work with other faculty in the department, and dedication to teaching and mentoring at all levels We seek candidates who are strongly interested in or demonstrate effectiveness in teaching and mentoring and inspiring diverse students of all races, nationalities and genders, including first generation college undergraduates. We are eager to accommodate the needs of dual career couples.


Application Instructions

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Click the "Search for Jobs" button in the lefthand corner of the screen

Click on the search result "Assistant Professor - Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering"

Follow the instructions on the screen to apply

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