University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

The Department of Bioengineering

Research Instructor

Position #00796154 – Requisition # 25798


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The University of Colorado 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 University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit

Posting Description:

The Department of Bioengineering at UC Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora has one opening for a full-time Speech Language Pathologist, Early Childhood Special Educator, Special Educator, or related field in our assistive technology program, the Center for Inclusive Design and Engineering. This position will work to support Project Include: Early Childhood Access through Adaptive Technology. 

The University of Colorado Denver is seeking applications for the position of Research Instructor. UC Denver is the premier research university in Colorado, serving more than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate and health professions students in Denver, Aurora and online and awarding nearly 4,000 degrees each year. The renowned researchers and award-winning faculty of UC Denver offer more than 100 degree programs through 13 colleges and schools. In 2008 the University was awarded more than $371 million in research grants and contracts. The new Anschutz Medical Campus includes over 5 million square feet of research, educational and clinical space on 227 acres. The Downtown Campus is located in one of America's most vibrant urban centers, just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts, the LoDo District and the state capitol. On both campuses, students, staff and faculty have access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural opportunities.

Job Responsibilities: 

All job responsibilities are provided within the Center for Inclusive Design and Engineering (CIDE), on the downtown campus location, with primary work responsibilities supporting CIDE’s Project Include.

Project Include provides training, technical assistance, and equipment to support the development of inclusive learning environments in licensed Colorado preschool, early learning, and child care settings.  It is funded by the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Early Childhood, Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG).

Project Include responsibilities include the following:

    Execution of the Project Include Statement of Work. Position will be responsible for tracking, completion, and evaluation of deliverables within specified timelines. Develop and disseminate marketing and outreach materials/resources in the form of website content, social media, digital and print resources, and presentations.Support, develop, and manage statewide library of Inclusion and Universal Design Kits.Create library of Quick Tip Video content to support use and implementation of adaptive technologies available in the Inclusion and Universal Design Kits. Provide technical assistance via phone, web-conferencing, email, and website to providers throughout the state on topics related to Universal Design, Inclusive Classroom practices, general support for children with a variety of disabilities, community resources, and assistive technology.Consult and conduct environmental analyses of programs, via interviews, observations and protocols and provide written reports with guidance on areas of improvement, strengths, and challenges.Collect data, conduct program evaluation, and engage in continuous quality improvement.Produce written reports as required detailing project progress related to Scope of Work deliverables, effectiveness, and outcomes.
General CIDE Program Responsibilities Include the Following:

    Research:  Provide clinical expertise to support engineering research projects as requested by CIDE Director.Engage in other research activities including collecting and analyzing relevant data as directed by CIDE Director.

Teaching:Teach guest lectures or small modules in Bioengineering (BIOE) courses, as directed by BIOE facultyAssist in the development of course offerings to graduate students, professionals, paraprofessionals and families in the use of a variety of assistive technology devices and intervention strategies.Supervise and/or support students in assistive technology related coursework offered by BIOE department and as directed by CIDE Director.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $50,000-$75,000.


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:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at [email protected].

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, persons within the LGBTQ+ community, 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.


Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

    A Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology, Early Childhood Special Education, Special Education or related field.Bachelor’s degree plus years of experience may substitute for Master’s degree.

Desired Qualifications:

    Applicants with a strong background in assistive technology and augmentative alternative communication. Experience working in early childhood learning environments.Strong understanding of Universal Design principles and Inclusive Classroom practices.Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.Knowledge of Google applications including Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms.Demonstrated ability to consult and collaborate with numerous stakeholders on a local and state level.Ability to work independently with excellent communication and organizational skills.  Some teaching, supervision, and/or research experience is also preferred.

    Job Category: Faculty
    Primary Location: Denver
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: May 6, 2022
    Unposting Date: Ongoing

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