Research Assistant Professor, ECE

Employer
University of Denver
Location
USA, Denver, Colorado
Salary
$60000 - $65000 per year

Job Details

About the University of Denver

Located where the Great Plains meet the Rocky Mountains, the University of Denver embodies the spirit of exploration and discovery that defines our region and our history. DU is a private institution built on exploration through research and collaboration among educators, students, and local and global communities. With nationally recognized academic programs, a history of widespread influence, a forward-looking vision for a 21st-century education, and a deep commitment to promoting inclusion, we open a world of opportunity and empower our students to make a difference around the world. Through learning, scholarship and practice, students gain the experience, knowledge and courage they need to tackle big challenges in the real world and guide diverse communities and organizations.

About the Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science (RSECS)

RSECS houses three departments and offers six undergraduate degrees, along with several graduate programs. Our small classes, engaged faculty, and atmosphere of experimentation and collaboration to provide our students a multi-dimensional education that prepares them to excel and innovate in science and technology. RSECS is also home to Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging (KIHA), which is an interdisciplinary initiative using science, engineering, and technology to help early detection of aging and age-related conditions" such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, and to help our community develop healthy habits, interpersonal connections, and management of health conditions for a lifetime of quality experiences

Position Summary

This position supports the ongoing development of nanotechnology, microfluidics, bioelectronics, and electrochemistry research with applications to electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, and aging through research, publications, and proposal development.

Essential Functions

  • Perform nanotechnology, bio-MEMS, microfluidics, biosensors, bioelectronics and wearable devices, and electrochemistry research with applications to electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, and aging.
  • Individually and collaboratively write technical conference and journal publications based on research results, attend research conferences and technical meetings with sponsors and give conference presentations.
  • Individually and collaboratively write research proposals to federal, state, and industrial entities.
  • Assist and mentor graduate students in research.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and oral.
  • High level experimental skills in nanotechnology, nanofabrication, biosensors, microfluidics, and electrochemistry.
  • High level analytical skillset required.
  • Technical writing for conference and journal publications.
  • Vision for implementing and promoting justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in related fields

Preferred Qualifications

  • Post-doctoral training in nanotechnology and application in biomedical field.

Working Environment

1. Standard office environment.
2. Unexpected interruptions occur often and stress level is moderate to high.
3. Noise level is quiet to moderate.

Physical Activities

1. Ability to sit in front of a computer for an extended period of time.
2. Occasionally required to move about the office/campus with the capability of transporting objects up to 20 lbs.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) August 17, 2022.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number:
The salary grade for the position is UC.

Salary Range:
The salary range for this position is $60,000-$65,000.

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.

Benefits:
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. Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover Letter

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 contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

Organization

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.

The University offers:

Regardless of what they study, University of Denver students embark on a personal educational journey that helps them find and follow their individual purpose.

Collaborative, Experiential Learning

Our students work closely with faculty, peers and members of the community on projects, research and fieldwork. They cross disciplines to discover new perspectives and approaches to problem solving.

In and out of the classroom, our students learn by doing, whether they're collecting data in the field or putting theory into practice in a clinical setting.

The University of Denver Culture

Across the University of Denver’s many divisions, departments, and offices, supervisors are searching for new employees who strive to excel and innovate, prize integrity, and who value the opportunity to engage with the community.  The University is always looking for creative problem solvers, critical thinkers, and lifelong learners who want to know more and do more.

At the University of Denver, our culture is steeped in ethics and social responsibility. As a result, our faculty and students represent a wide array of perspectives and enjoy the healthy dialogue that grows out of diversity. University of Maryland, Baltimore

For all their differences, the members of our community are united by a common purpose: They're determined to confront society's most pressing challenges—everything from world health and the global economy to access to education.

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