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


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 - $12,250 per course
  • Professional Master’s courses - $17,250 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 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): $16 per hour
  • Graduate student (GLA): $27 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

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: $31 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

 We are no longer accepting applications for Fall 2022. Next hiring cycle will open in April 2023.  

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 inaugural 2022-2023 Course Facilitator hires will involve a mandatory onboarding session in August, prior to the Coursera Fall 1 session start date of August 22nd. Attendance at bi-weekly team meetings and monthly workshops are required. Candidates are expected to at least continue their service into the spring and summer sessions. Stipends, in addition to salary, will be provided for each term completed.

We seek 6-7 qualified applicants. Hours are flexible. Participation in meetings and workshops required. These positions are 10 hours/week, pays $25/hr, and three $1000 stipends over the academic year. Possibility for extra hours if work is available.

We also seek a Lead Course Facilitator to provide mentorship and leadership to the team of 6-7 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 10hrs a week, pay $28hr, and three $1000 stipends over the academic year. Possibility for extra hours if work is available.

Learning Assistant MS-EE 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, ratings and the QA thread of public(non-credit) session
  • 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

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

  • Lead Course Facilitator: $28 per hour + potential three $1,000 stipends over the course of the academic year
  • Course Facilitator: $25 per hour + potential three $1,000 stipends over the course of the academic year

Extra hours may be available depending on program needs.

To apply for MS-EE on Coursera jobs, please complete the application for ECEE student jobs.