The Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering invites you to join our team.

Below are ongoing job opportunities in our department. For other opportunities not listed on this page, please visit CU Boulder Jobs


Temporary Faculty and Lecturers

Each semester, the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering seeks lecturers to teach a variety of courses to our students. These teaching roles are filled on an as-needed basis each semester. 

The title of lecturer is given to individuals who teach on a course-by-course basis. Lecturers generally teach a particular course or courses for which they qualified for and may have graduate degrees and/or advanced experience in their profession or field of expertise. 

Lecturer Compensation

  • ECEE courses - $10,000 per course
  • Professional Master’s courses - $15,000 per course

Department needs fluctuate substantially from semester-to-semester. If you have an interest in teaching with the department, we encourage you to contact us to share your areas of specialization. 

Lecturer positions are not permanent employees and hired on a semester-by-semester basis. This position is eligible for employee sick leave earned monthly on a prorated basis. For more information and open opportunities of permanent faculty positions, please visit CU Boulder Jobs

Interested applicants for lecturer openings in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering may contact Payroll Specialist Patty Sue Femrite at pattysue.femrite@colorado.edu for information about available positions. 


ECEE Student Jobs

Each semester, the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering seeks student employees in the areas of course support, grading and research assistance. These student roles are filled on an as-needed basis each semester. Student positions are not permanent employees. We offer the following positions within our program:

Assist a faculty member in their course with responsibilities such as:

  • Grading
  • Responding to student questions and inquiries about course content and materials
  • Assisting the instructor with course content management and organization on Canvas
  • Researching data and materials for the course

Student Assistant Hourly Pay Rates

  • Undergraduate student: $15 per hour
  • Graduate student: $27 per hour Interested applicants for course support in the Department of Electrical Computer, and Energy Engineering should contact Aimee Santistevan, student services and scheduling coordinator, at aimee.santistevan@colorado.edu for information about available positions. 

Assist a faculty member in their course with responsibilities such as:

  • Grading
  • Responding to student questions and inquiries about course content and materials
  • Assisting the instructor with course content management and organization on Canvas
  • Researching data and materials for the course
  • Expertise in relevant PMP coursework preferred

PMP Hourly Pay Rates

  • Graduate student: $28 per hour

Interested applicants course support for the Professional Master’s Program should contact Patty Sue Femrite, payroll specialist, at pattysue.femrite@colorado.edu for information about available positions. 

Assist a faculty member with coursework and test grading. 

  • Requirements: Applicant must be a graduate student in the ECEE Department with relevant course material knowledge.

Grader Compensation 

This position is a contract amount paid in monthly increments. The total contract pay rate is $45 per student in the course, per semester. Interested applicants for course grading in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering should contact Aimee Santistevan, student services and scheduling coordinator, at aimee.santistevan@colorado.edu for information about available positions. 

  • Job Duties: Assisting professors with engineering research. Job duties will vary, depending on the area of research.
  • Qualifications: The skills required will vary depending on the types of research available.
  • Research Hourly Pay Rate: $15 - $28 per hour depending on skills, qualifications and past research experience. Pay rate may increase after the first semester depending on performance.

Interested applicants for research support student assistant openings in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering may contact Patty Sue Femrite, payroll specialist, at pattysue.femrite@colorado.edu for more information.

MS-EE on Coursera Student Jobs

The MS-EE seeks diligent and hardworking graduate students to support the development and launch of online engineering courses on the Coursera platform. These courses cover topics across the electrical engineering, including embedded systems, power electronics, photonics, control systems and digital communications. The successful applicant will be working on an online master’s degree program at the intersection of engineering, technology and education.

We are seeking qualified applicants to fill multiple positions. Hours are flexible and can range from 10-20 hours per week.

Student Assistant Supporting MS-EE Course Development

  • Assists instructors in developing their courses.

Student Assistant MS-EE Beta Tester

  • Reviewing course content (including videos and readings) for accuracy and consistency
  • Completing graded and ungraded assessment exercises (including derivation, calculation, and some programming) to ensure accuracy
  • Providing clear and actionable feedback on course content and assessments

Student Assistant MS-EE Course Facilitator

  • Active monitoring of and engagement with student discussion forums
  • Hold regular online office hours
  • Regular review of flagged course items, flagged exam proctoring, student support questions, and other course maintenance tasks
  • Responsible communication and escalation of student issues to a course facilitator supervisor of record and other department stakeholders

Required Skills

  • Subject matter expertise in assigned courses
  • Strong time management and organization skills and the ability to work independently
  • Strong English written and verbal skills, especially over email
  • An enthusiasm for learning new systems, both technical and non-technical
  • Ability to solve problems independently and creatively
  • Sensitivity to and appreciation of cultural, political and geographical differences with ability to work well with faculty, staff and students from around the world

Preferred Skills

  • Familiarity with the Coursera platform
  • A background in teaching and learning, online education and/or engineering
  • Familiarity with software that may include web-based website creation/maintenance, video/image editing and cloud-based documents/spreadsheets
  • Basic knowledge of scripting languages (i.e. Python, Perl, PHP, Javascript) and/or markup languages (i.e. XML)
  • Successful completion of one or more of the related ECEE courses

MS-EE on Coursera Hourly Pay Rates

  • Course Development Assistant: $20 per hour
  • Beta Tester: $20
  • Course Facilitator: $27-$28 per hour

Pay rate may increase depending on performance.

To apply for MS-EE on Coursera jobs, please send a one-page résumé, a cover letter detailing relevant experience, and an unofficial academic transcript to Erica Reid, program and marketing manager, at erica.reid@colorado.edu.