Faculty, Staff and Research Faculty

Job postings for faculty, staff and research faculty are posted directly to CU's internal job board and/or the external CU Careers website.


The department may hire lecturers to teach courses throughout the year. Refer to the College of Arts and Sciences summary page for more information on this temporary teaching position. If you are interested in teaching a course, please contact the Department of Physics directly.

Undergraduate Students

The department may hire undergraduate students throughout the year for administrative and research duties. These positions are paid hourly and follow the categorization and pay ranges as described on the Student Employment Office.

For more information on an administrative position, please search for our posting under job ID # 21236, on the Student Job Database.

If you are interested in pursuing a research position, please contact the faculty in the research group directly.

NIST-PREP (Professional Research Experience Program)

View current NIST-PREP Opportunities

A special partnership between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and CU Boulder, PREP places undergraduates, graduate students and post-doctoral researchers in NIST labs to gain research experience alongside NIST scientists. Applicable majors include most engineering departments, biochemistry, chemistry and physics.