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Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor, ECE

University of Denver
Colorado, Denver, USA
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The Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Denver is creating the future of technology by providing an education emphasizing cross-disciplinary knowledge. Faculty members are creating multidisciplinary education and research programs that anticipate technological trends in research and industry. Students conduct leading edge research that combines traditional engineering and computer science with emerging disciplines to create unique solutions to old and new problems and opportunities.

Position Summary

The Department invites applications for a non-tenure track full-time Teaching Assistant Professor / Teaching Associate Professor position for the academic year 2022-2023 beginning September 1, 2022. The individual hired in this position will be responsible for teaching introductory and higher-level undergraduate courses, and possibly graduate courses, in the areas of electrical and computer engineering. Duties include six courses per year plus service.

The appointment is initially a one-year contract, renewable up to an additional two years based on satisfactory performance. A second three-year contract may be awarded following a formal performance review.

Candidates with less than 5 years of teaching experience will be considered for the Teaching Assistant Position and candidates with 5 or more years of teaching experience will be considered for the Teaching Associate Position.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • Experience in teaching classes in the field of Computer Engineering: Digital Design, Digital Communications, Microprocessors, Embedded Systems Design, Matlab, Intro to DSP, Principles of Communications, Capstone or Senior Design OR experience in teaching classes in the field of Electrical Engineering: Engineering Electromagnetics, Signals and Systems, Photonics, Matlab, Intro to Power Electronics, Instrumentation and Data Acquisition, Mechatronics, Advanced Electronics, Capstone or Senior Design.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related disciplines is required by time of appointment.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses.

Application Deadline

Screening of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until filled.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number:

The salary grade for the position UC

Salary Range:

Assistant Level: $75,000-$78,000 , Associate Level: $79,000-$85,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.


The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:

1. CV indicating teaching experience

2. Cover Letter

3. Course evaluations

4. 2 page teaching statement

5. 1 page statement that speaks to your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in your teaching.

6. Names and contact information of three references.

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non‑discrimination‑statement.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of criminal history background check.


Founded in 1864—just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded—the University of Denver is one of the country's premier private universities.

The University's 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to more than 11,500 students hailing from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries.

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