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Assistant Professor

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University of Colorado | CU Denver

Department of Electrical Engineering

Assistant Professor

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The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:



Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

    Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.
The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level.  Exceptional candidates at higher levels will be considered. Candidates are being sought in the areas of communications, information theory, signal processing or controls (scalable and efficient IOT communication, massive MIMO, wireless health sensing technologies, machine-learning for communications, secure communication systems, high-speed wireless communications, or other emerging technologies).  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 11 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 PhD degree in Engineering and Applied Science. We maintain excellent teaching and research programs in computer vision, signal processing, communications, VLSI, controls, machine learning, power and energy systems, neuro-engineering, 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.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $80,000-$100,000.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line. 


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Diversity and Equity:

Please contact [email protected] for information on disability accommodations

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. 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 University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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.


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 researchCommitment to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Denver
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Dec 9, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing
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