Teaching Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Faculty

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 which anticipate technological trends in research and industry. Students conduct leading edge research combining traditional engineering and computer science with emerging disciplines to create unique solutions to old and new problems and opportunities.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) offers exceptional quality education and unique programs and degrees. Research laboratories are continuously enhanced as they are essential to our educational and teaching philosophy, and also help us solidify research and development, producing prototypes and introducing cutting-edge technologies leading to industrial innovation. ECE
provides a unique environment that fosters educational, research, technological, economic, cultural, and social enrichment.

Position Summary

The Department invites applications for a non-tenure track full-time Teaching Assistant Professor position for the academic year 2020-2021 beginning September 1, 2020. 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 pending satisfactory performance. A second three-year contract may be awarded following a formal performance review. Faculty members are expected to participate in faculty meetings and engage in service activities. Working effectively and collegially with diverse groups of students, faculty, staff, and/or community members is an integral part of the job responsibility. This position is not required to perform research.

Required Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years of previous experience teaching undergraduate courses.
  • Experience in teaching fundamental ECE courses (e.g. MATLAB programming, Microprocessors, VLSI, Advanced Digital Design, HDL modeling, Electronics, Digital Signal Processing, Communications). 
  • Familiarity with ABET. 
  • Experience with Senior Design Classes (e.g. year-long projects).

Application Deadline
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

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

Salary Range:
Salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement on Teaching (Addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance DU’s commitment to inclusivity)
  4. List of 3 individuals who can serve as professional references

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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

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