Open position

Open-Rank Tenure-Track

(Assistant, Associate and Full Professor) 

Job description

The College of Engineering, Design and Computing at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for positions at all ranks and is especially interested in applications from women and underrepresented minorities with teaching and research interests in biomedical engineering and health technology. These positions are part of a strategic initiative to grow research and education in health technologies and systems across the college.  Positions are available in the departments of bioengineering, computer science and engineering, and mechanical engineering. Successful applicants will be homed in one of these departments and expected to build an impactful research program through a new bioengineering research and innovation center that will launch this year with a physical home on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

Successful candidates will be expected to develop a competitive extramurally-sponsored research program as well as collaborations across both the Denver campus and the Anschutz Medical Campus. Teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate level is expected.

Required Qualifications: Candidates must have a PhD in bioengineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science or a closely related field and have demonstrated expertise in biomedical engineering or health technology systems as evidenced by the candidate’s publication and funding record.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Direct questions to Professor Keith Neeves, chair of the search committee, at   

Required Application Materials

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • List of References
  • Statement of Research Philosophy
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy 

Application Materials Instructions: Formal review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers.

When applying, applicants must include:

  1. A letter of interest which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications, including how you envision collaborating within the Colleges and University.
  2. A curriculum vita with a clear listing of the number of peer reviewed journal articles and number of grants.
  3. Statements outlining research plans and teaching philosophy and plans.
  4. The names and addresses of at least 3 references. Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process. Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact. 

Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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 checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities. 

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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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.

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