Faculty Positions - Chemical and Biological Engineering University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, Colorado
Applicants should go to http://www.colorado.edu/chbe/careers/faculty-positions for information.
Oct 05, 2017
Dec 04, 2017
Job #11152
Job Type
Full time


The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is seeking to make multiple hires at the assistant, associate or full professor levels. Candidates with interests in all research areas will be considered. Applications are particularly encouraged in biological, energy and materials-related areas, which align with the Department’s participation in campus initiatives including the BioFrontiers Institute, the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute, and the Materials Science and Engineering program. A successful candidate will have the ability to develop a vibrant independent research program, enthusiasm to work with other faculty, and dedication to teaching at all levels.

Applicants should go to http://www.colorado.edu/chbe/careers/faculty-positions for information on submitting their applications. Applicants will be asked to provide the following:

  • Highlights Slide (use template located online at web address provided above)
  • Cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  • Current CV
  • Description of research plans
  • Brief statement of teaching philosophy and interests
  • Names, daytime telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references.

Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in a relevant field by the time their appointment begins and must have demonstrated an ability to conduct independent research and show promise for excellent teaching, mentoring and leadership. Review of applications will begin in November 2017; to ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 31, 2017.

The University of Colorado Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@colorado.edu.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.


The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is a world-class department with 27 faculty members (including 1 joint with chemistry), approximately 60 postdoctoral fellows, 128 graduate students, and more than 800 undergraduate students. Our research program is extremely active, including multi-investigator research centers in membrane separations, pharmaceutical biotechnology, photopolymerization, and soft materials.

Our graduate program emphasizes the PhD degree and attracts outstanding national and international students. We have two robust ABET accredited undergraduate degree programs, where the emphasis is on interactive learning, computer applications, and undergraduate research.  Our undergraduate program is characterized by a high degree of faculty-student interaction and active learning, both inside and outside the classroom, and a wide variety of interdisciplinary options.

For additional information about our department, visit: http://www.colorado.edu/chbe