Electrical Engineering – Teaching Faculty
The Department of Electrical Engineering at Colorado School of Mines (Mines) invites
applications for a non-tenure-track Teaching Faculty position (all ranks). We invite applications from scholars and educators whose teaching
and research interests are synergistic with ongoing efforts in the department but are particularly interested in candidates that
can teach multiple courses in the undergraduate electrical engineering curriculum, specifically in the subarea: Integrated circuits,
computer engineering and electronic systems (ICE), such as Analog and Digital Design, VLSI design, Embedded Systems, and
Electronic Systems. Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. degree (preferred) or a Master’s degree with
relevant teaching and/or industry experience. Candidates should also plan to support departmental recruiting efforts, coordinate
multi-section courses (including supervision and training of teaching assistants), and participate in curriculum innovations and
improvements. We are looking for superb teachers who inspire students and will advance the University’s commitment to diversity.
- Possess a Ph.D. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering with relevant teaching
and/or industry experience.
- Teaching Assistant/Associate/Full Professor: Demonstrated record of teaching excellence and
evidence of educational service.
- Teaching Full Professor: Demonstrated record of leadership and application of educational
- Proven experience in leading and teaching multi-section
- Experience teaching electrical circuits and electronics courses.
About Mines, the Department, and
Colorado School of Mines, Colorado’s oldest public university, is located in picturesque Golden, Colorado, in
the foothills of the Rockies, 13 miles west of Denver and 21 miles south of Boulder. Mines has 5,196 undergraduate students and 1,569
graduate students in a broad range of applied science and engineering disciplines. Mines has the highest admissions standards of any public
university in Colorado and among the highest of any public university in the U.S. Colorado School of Mines was ranked the No. 4 best
engineering college in the United States by Money Magazine in 2020. Mines was recently dubbed the top public university in the nation for
return on investment in Payscale.com’s “Colleges Worth Your Investment” list. The EE Department, currently in Fall 2020, has 13
tenured/tenure track faculty, 5 teaching faculty, and a Research Professor, and offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical
Engineering and an MS program on Smart-Grid, Power Electronics, and Electrical Power Systems. The EE Department currently has 359
undergraduate and 57 graduate students. More information about the university and the EE Department, including active research areas, can be
found at https://www.mines.edu and https://electrical.mines.edu
How to Apply:
be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, names and contact information of three
professional references from whom letters may be subsequently requested, and veteran status) and upload the following:
- A cover
letter describing interest in the position and desired rank,
- A statement of teaching philosophy,
- A curriculum vitae,
- A 1-page statement on contributions to diversity and inclusion, describing past experiences and proposed activities to advance
access, inclusion, and diversity at Mines.
Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled with priority given to
those submitted by December 30, 2020. The desired start date is August 2021.
The Mines community has a
Strategic Plan for Diversity, Inclusion, and Access; which supports a wide range of activities, including inclusive hiring, inclusivity in
the classroom, cultivating a respectful and compassionate campus culture, family friendly programming and polices, expanding pathways for
success, and ensuring shared responsibility (https://www.mines.edu/about/diversity-and-inclusion/).
Mines is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer
and educator that recognizes that diversity is crucial to its pursuit of excellence in learning and research. Mines is committed to
developing student, faculty, and staff populations with differing perspectives, backgrounds, talents, and needs and to creating a richer mix
of ideas, energizing and enlightening debates, deeper commitments, and a host of educational, research, and service outcomes. As such, Mines
values candidates who have experience working in settings with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Minorities, women, veterans, and
persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Salary and rank will be
commensurate with qualifications and experience. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental
insurance. Part of Mines’ mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental
leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit: https://www.mines.edu/human-resources/family-at-mines/
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