Assistant Professor in Computer and Electrical Engineering

Fort Lewis College
Durango, Colorado 81301
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This is an Assistant Professor position in Computer Engineering at Fort Lewis College (FLC). Faculty responsibilities are divided into teaching, scholarship, and service. The College’s liberal arts mission emphasizes excellence in undergraduate teaching with all members of the department contributing to a thriving learning community. The Department of Physics and Engineering emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to teaching design methodologies and problem-solving that strives to integrate scientific inquiry with engineering ingenuity. The Department values mentorship of students by faculty and fosters strong ties with students through classroom, laboratory, and research experiences

Major Responsibilities 

  • Teaching discipline-appropriate courses in Computer Engineering. 
  • Maintaining an active scholarship program, mentoring undergraduate students. 
  • Supervising undergraduate research and design projects. 
  • Performing service-related activities for the department and the college. 
  • The teaching load is 24 credits per year of which three may be authorized for research release. 
  • Maintains knowledge and awareness of digital accessibility including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 508. 
  • Produces and remediates digitally accessible materials in accordance with FLC standards. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications 

  • PhD in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field by December 31, 2021 for Spring 2022 start or August 1, 2022 for Fall 2022 start. 
  • Proven interest and commitment in undergraduate teaching. 
  • Ability to develop an active role in extra-curricular, student-centered activities that broaden the undergraduate academic experience, such as the Colorado Space Grant program, Robotics Program, Engineering Club, and Village Aid Project (VAP). 
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities. 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to cover a variety of topics including (I) Computer Security; (ii) Computer Architecture; (iii) Introductory Programming; (iv) Analog/Digital Circuits; (v) Embedded Devices, (vi) Circuits I and II, and others as assigned. 
  • Experience being an instructor of record for undergraduate Electrical and Computer Engineering or related courses. 
  • Experience mentoring undergraduate students. 
  • Experience teaching a diverse student population in backgrounds and academic abilities. 
  • Committed to teach and mentor students on interdisciplinary topics. A willingness to collaborate outside of your academic expertise is valued

Application Process 
A complete application packet includes: 

  • Cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for the position 
    • Include details regarding how your course design and personal and professional experiences allow you to encourage a learning environment grounded in equity and inclusion.  “How do you envision contributing to Fort Lewis College’s commitment to equity and inclusion?” 
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Names and contact information for three current, professional references 

Submit materials as one PDF file via email to: 

Application materials received on or before October 10, 2021, will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. 

The successful candidate will be required to submit original, official college transcripts,  and pass a background check. 


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Durango, Colorado 81301

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