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Instructor - Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Date Posted Sep. 28, 2023
Title Instructor - Electrical and Computer Engineering
University University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Department College of Engineering and Applied Science
Application Deadline Oct. 15, 2023
Position Start Date Fall start also considered
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Computer Engineering
    Electrical and/or Electronics

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs will not sponsor work visas or permanent resident applications for this position.

Envision yourself in a collaborative, inclusive, and innovative work environment that has a deep commitment to position our graduates for success in their professional and personal lives. Visualize applying your energy and skills for an organization that respects and cares about its employees enough to offer some of the best benefits of the industry while encouraging every team member to grow, collaborate, and provide input on how to consistently make the workplace a place people love to work. Imagine working at a college that welcomes everyone — students, faculty, staff, and community members — regardless of their backgrounds, beliefs, or traditions. If what was just described is what you look for in a workplace, welcome to the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)!

The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering is seeking applications for a full-time instructor ideally beginning Spring 2024. The instructor will teach graduate and undergraduate courses and labs including but not limited to: Introduction to Robotics, Logic Circuits, Circuits and Systems, Microcomputer/ Microprocessor Systems, Computer Architecture, etc. Instructors with appropriate professional experience or a Ph.D. may teach higher level courses.  The typical workload for an instructor/senior instructor is 80% teaching - 24 credit hours (8 courses of 3 credit hours each) per academic year - and 20% service.

Service activities may include:

Curriculum development including the development of new courses.

Guiding undergraduate students in independent studies

Developing and teaching distance courses

Advising undergraduate majors

Participating in departmental committees and meetings

Other as assigned by the Chair


Who We Are:

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 9,000 undergraduate and 1,800 graduate students. We have a strong focus in fueling student success by creating, using, and maintaining a multitude of different offices and programs. Overall, UCCS is constantly focused of preparing our students to have success in the future, and we understand that every single employee on our campus has a significant effect on that focus. Find more information about working at UCCS here:

The city, which was recently ranked as the number nine Best Places to Live by U.S. News & World Report in 2023, known as Olympic City USA, rests at the base of Pikes Peak, the inspiration for the song “America the Beautiful” and a must-see for residents and visitors alike. With a mild climate and 247 days of sunshine each year, the Springs boasts some of the state’s best recreation opportunities. Find out more about living in Colorado Springs through the Visit Colorado Springs page:


Job Competencies:

Must demonstrate technological competency

Strong knowledge of digital design and microprocessor/microcomputer design concepts (both in theory and lab)

Knowledge of Verilog (hardware description language) programming

Strong verbal and written communication skills.


Work Location: On-site

This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).


What We Offer:

Salary Range: Generally starting at $69,000 - $75,000 per academic year

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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs offers excellent benefits, some of which include:


Medical insurance, with the lowest cost option being $0 to the employee

Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance

Mandatory retirement plans. Employees contribute 5% of their annual compensation. CU doubles that and contributes 10%

Tuition Assistant Benefit available to you or a dependent

Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of employment

Faculty Housing Assistance Program (delete for IRC & research faculty)


Tentative Search Timeline:

Priority will be given to applications submitted by October 15, 2023. However, this posting will remain open until filled.

The potential dates for interviews with the search committee will be the week of October 23, 2023

The potential dates for interviews with the supervisor and appointing authority will be the week of November 6, 2023.

The potential employee start date is January 8, 2024. A Fall 2024 start date would be considered.


The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

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.

  • UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

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