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Open Rank Faculty Position

University of Colorado Denver
Denver, Colorado 80204
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University of Colorado – Mechanical Engineering

Open Rank Faculty Position


The University of Colorado Denver l 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 Department of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering, Design and Computing invites applications for an open rank faculty position and is especially interested in applications from women and underrepresented minorities with teaching and research interests in biomedical engineering and health technology. This position is part of a strategic initiative to grow research and education in health technologies and systems across the college. The successful applicant will be 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 Anschutz Medical Campus. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a competitive extramurally-sponsored research program as well as collaborations across both the Downtown campus and Anschutz Medical Campus. Teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level is expected.


The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving a more than 19,000 students. Approximately half (47%) of our undergraduates are students of color. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.



A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science or a closely related field and demonstrated expertise in biomedical engineering or health technology systems as evidenced by the candidate's publication and funding record.



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.


Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation



Please click here for information on disability accommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx


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.



Applications are accepted online only at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 17530. Please do not submit any application materials via email or in hard copy.


When applying, applicants must include:

  • A letter of interest, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications, including how you envision collaborating within the Colleges and University.
  • A curriculum vita with a clear listing of the peer reviewed publications and grants.
  • Statements outlining research plans and teaching philosophy and plans.
  • The names and addresses of at least three (3) references.


Formal review of applications will begin November 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.


Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.


Questions should be directed to Associate Professor Dana Carpenter, dana.carpenter@ucdenver.edu

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Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2019-12-07

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