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

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

Faculty Positions

Please visit the college's Faculty Careers page for more information and guidance for faculty applicants. 


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 are qualified and may have graduate degrees and/or advanced experience in their profession or field of expertise. Prior experience as a course instructor is strongly preferred for any interested applicants.

Lecturer Compensation

  • ECEE courses - $12,740 per course, for a standard 3 or 4 credit course. This amount will be prorated for courses that are less than 3 credits. 
  • ​Professional Master’s courses - $17,940 per course, for a standard 3 or 4 credit course. This amount will be prorated for courses that are less than 3 credits.

​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 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

Learning Assistant Hourly Pay Rates

  • Undergraduate student (LA): $17.50 per hour beginning Spring 2023
    • Please note, students may be hired as either 5 hour maximum or 10 hour maximum roles for the same rate of pay. 
  • Graduate student (GLA): $29 per hour beginning Spring 2023
    • Please note, students may be hired as either 5 hour maximum or 10 hour maximum roles for the same rate of pay. 

Interested applicants for student assistant openings in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering should fill out the application for ECEE student jobs

Assist a faculty member in their research.

Student Hourly Research Pay Rates

  • Undergraduate student (SA II & SA III): $16-$27.50 per hour, beginning spring 2024
  • Graduate student (SA IV): $25-$35 per hour, beginning spring 2024. 

Please note that hours may vary based on the needs of the research. 

Interested applicants for student assistant openings in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering should fill out the application for ECEE student jobs

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: $33 per hour

Interested applicants for student assistant openings in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering should fill out the application for ECEE student jobs

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

MS-EE on Coursera Student Jobs

Apply for MS-EE on Coursera student jobs

The Office of Digital Education in the College of Engineering and Applied Science seeks diligent and hardworking graduate students to help support online electrical and engineering management courses on the Coursera platform for the Master of Electrical Engineering (MS-EE) and the Master of Engineering Management (ME-EM) degrees. The successful applicants will be working on online master’s degree programs at the intersection of engineering, technology, and business.

The 2024-2025 Course Facilitator Cohort hires will involve a mandatory onboarding session in April, prior to the Coursera Summer 1 session. Attendance at bi-weekly team meetings and monthly workshops are required. Candidates are expected to at least continue their service into the fall and spring sessions. Stipends will be awarded for successful completion of training and continuation of role into fall and spring terms.

We seek 10-12 qualified applicants. Hours are flexible. Participation in meetings and workshops required. These positions are 10 hours per week, pay begins at $25 per hour, and up to three $1000 stipends over the academic year. Possibility for extra hours of work is available.

We also seek a Cohort Intern (Lead Course Facilitator) to provide mentorship and leadership to the team of 10-12 course facilitators. This role interfaces regularly with Coursera and department team members. We are seeking 1 qualified applicant to fill this position. Hours are flexible. Participation in meetings and workshops required. This position is 10 hours per week, pay begins at $28 per hour, and up to three $1000 stipends over the academic year. Possibility for extra hours if work is available.

Cohort Intern (Lead Course Facilitator)

  • First point of contact for all course facilitators when they need assistance
  • Onboard new course facilitators
  • Monitor Salesforce and ensuring that tickets are managed and resolved
  • Send out announcement messages, reminders, and instructions to course facilitators; as well as track resolutions
  • Drop in on course facilitators’ office to ensure support of the course
  • Send out feedback forms and make sure they’re completed before the end of the session. Monitor and follow up with the Course facilitator and Instructor regarding any major feedback
  • Help course facilitators with auto-grader issues

Learning Assistant MS-EE Course Facilitator

  • Regularly monitor Salesforce and respond to them in a timely manner
  • Monitor the private(for-credit) session discussion forums, feedback, and ratings
  • Hold regular online office hours
  • Complete the peer reviews at the end of the session
  • 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
  • Edit and update the course content on Coursera with instructor's consent and approval

Instructor Adjunct MS-EE Course Facilitator

If you have an interest in applying for an instructor adjunct position, please contact us prior to applying.

  • Required minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, 3+ years of industry experience
  • Regularly monitor Salesforce and respond to them in a timely manner
  • Monitor the private (for-credit) session discussion forums, feedback, and ratings
  • Hold regular online office hours
  • Complete the peer reviews at the end of the session
  • 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
  • Edit and update the course content on Coursera with instructor's consent and approval
  • Other duties as assigned

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

  • Cohort Intern (Lead Course Facilitator): Begins at $28 per hour + potential three $1,000 stipends over the course of the academic year
  • Course Facilitator: Begins at $25 per hour + potential three $1,000 stipends over the course of the academic year
  • Adjunct Instructor: $3,000–$9,960 salary range per term (fall, spring, summer); salary dependent on experience and course load

Extra hours may be available depending on program needs.

Information on MSEE Coursera Jobs will be sent to current students in the next cycle.