Electrical and Computer Engineering Continuing, Contract, and Adjunct Faculty (CCAF) - Open Pool

Updated: 12 days ago
Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Deadline: 09 Jan 2023

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Working Title Electrical and Computer Engineering Continuing, Contract, and Adjunct Faculty (CCAF) - Open Pool
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Is this position eligible for hybrid or remote work?
Posting Number 202200243F
Proposed Annual Salary Range $75,000-$100,000
Employee Benefits
Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: https://hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits-eligibility/ and https://hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/ .
Position Type Faculty
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Colorado State University is a land-grant institution, with enrollment of more than 33,000 students. CSU offers 76 undergraduate degree programs, 114 graduate degree programs, 21 professional master’s degree programs, and a Professional Veterinary Medicine program. CSU’s world-class research and scholarship attract more than $370 million in research funding every year, ranking second nationally in federal research funding for universities without a medical school. Fort Collins is an attractive community of approximately 170,000 located along the Colorado Front Range at the base of the Rocky Mountains, 65 miles north of Denver. The city is routinely recognized as one of the most desirable places to live in the United States. It consistently ranks high on quality of life measures by numerous publications; see https://www.fcgov.com/visitor/awards for the complete list. The Front Range has developed into a high-tech hub with companies such as Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, IBM, Intel, Keysight Technologies, Broadcom, AMD, Xilinx, Ball Aerospace, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Woodward and Northrop Grumman located in or near Fort Collins. The city offers a pleasant climate with excellent schools and abundant cultural and recreational opportunities nearby. For more information on Fort Collins, check out the City’s website: www.visitftcollins.com .
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has 22 faculty members, 400 undergraduates, and 190 graduate students. It has cross-cutting research programs in biomedical engineering; communications and signal processing; computer engineering; controls and robotics; electric power and energy systems; electromagnetics and remote sensing; and lasers, optics, and applications. In 2015, the National Science Foundation selected the ECE department to lead the nation to scalable and sustainable change in engineering education through its Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (RED) program. Impressively, CSU was the first ECE department chosen by the NSF for this highly competitive initiative of national importance. The department participates in the CSU Information Science and Technology Center (ISTeC), the CSU-CHILL National Radar Facility, and the NSF Engineering Research Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere. It is home to the headquarters of the NSF Engineering Research Center for Extreme Ultraviolet Science and Technology. ECE boasts three Colorado State University Distinguished Professors and one University Distinguished Teaching Scholar, the highest recognition available for CSU faculty. More than 40% of ECE faculty hold IEEE Fellow distinction, and many faculty have courtesy appointments in the departments of Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, and Systems Engineering and collaborate with faculty in these and other departments across CSU. More information on the department can be found at www.engr.colostate.edu/ece .
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To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 01/09/2023
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Position Summary
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for Continuing, Contract, and Adjunct Faculty (CCAF), specifically to teach electrical and computer engineering sequences, as well as a range of ECE engineering courses in both lecture and laboratory formats. The person selected for these positions will be slotted into one of several CCAF working titles (Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor of Practice, Associate Professor of Practice, or Professor of Practice) based on education and experience. For more information on Continuing, Contract, and Adjunct Faculty (CCAF) benefits, please visit the Human Resources web page athttp://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/fap-insplans.html.
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Required Job Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree required, preferably in Engineering or a comparable field of study
  • Adjunct Faculty – MS and previous teaching experience. Department will consider industry experience in lieu of teaching experience.
  • Assistant Professor of Practice – Ph.D and 1 to 5 years of experience teaching Electrical and Computer Engineering sequence and a range of ECE courses
  • Associate Professor of Practice – Ph.D and 5-10 years of experience teaching Electrical and Computer Engineering sequence and a range of ECE courses
  • Professor of Practice – Ph.D and 10 or more years of experience teaching Electrical and Computer Engineering sequence and a range of ECE courses
  • Excellent management, communication, and organizational skills
  • Strong passion for teaching and helping students achieve academic success.

Preferred Job Qualifications
  • PhD in Engineering
  • Engineering industry or operational experience

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a cover letter that addresses the minimum qualifications and your interest in the fields listed in the position summary, a resume or CV, and the names and contact information for three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
This open pool expires January 9, 2023. Applicants wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
EEO Statement
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, titleix@colostate.edu .
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, oeo@colostate.edu .
The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, oeo@colostate.edu .
Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education .
Diversity Statement
Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.

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