Teaching Assistant Professor (Instructor), Creative Technology & Design at the ATLAS Institute, University of Colorado Boulder

  • Deadline:
    Oct. 21, 2021, midnight
  • Location:
    ATLAS Institute, University of Colorado Boulder


The growing Creative Technology and Design (CTD) Program situated within the ATLAS Institute at the University of Colorado at Boulder seeks a Teaching Assistant Professor (Instructor) whose teaching, creative work and research demonstrates a deep understanding of design, computing, and emerging technologies. This full-time, non-tenure track Instructor position begins January 2022.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

ATLAS is an interdisciplinary institute for radical creativity and invention. We inspire research, experimentation and critical thinking that turns ingenious ideas into reality. Our synthesis of design and technology amplifies innovation in engineering and the arts. We promote rigorous, curiosity-driven investigation in a thriving academic community that is supportive, energetic and playful. A changemaker at the University of Colorado Boulder, ATLAS is proud to offer a full portfolio of interdisciplinary academic programs in Creative Technology and Design through the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Learn more at atlas.colorado.edu.

The position involves teaching three ATLAS courses per semester on the CU-Boulder campus. Teaching responsibilities will include a mix of large undergraduate lectures, project-based studios, cross-listed grad/undergrad elective courses, and graduate seminars. Successful candidates will engage students and faculty from diverse disciplines and actively participate in curriculum development and other programmatic initiatives that encourage curiosity, creativity, and community within the ATLAS Institute.

Candidates MUST have expertise in two or more of the following focus areas: creative coding, advanced computation (data structures), programming methodologies, full-stack web development, mobile app development, user interface and experience design / HCI, mixed reality (AR/VR), computer graphics and animation, computer aided design (CAD), industrial design, digital fabrication, and/or design methodologies.