Assistant Professor- Transportation Engineering- Fall 2022
Company: The University of Texas at Austin
Posted on: May 14, 2022
DescriptionThe University of Texas at Austin Department of
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) invites
applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor
level in transportation engineering. We seek candidates experienced
in the study and development of innovative transportation
technologies or systems. Areas of interest include, but are not
limited to, the following:
- Planning, design, operation, and preservation of multimodal
transportation systems (e.g., air, rail, maritime) in the context
of passenger, freight, and/or service delivery.
- Innovative mobility technologies (electrification, automation,
alternative fuels) and concomitant environmental, economic, social,
ethical, and policy implications.
- Interactions between transportation and other complex social,
environmental, or infrastructure systems; for example, involving
disaster resilience, public policy, climate change adaptation, and
The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and
graduate courses to a diverse student population in the CAEE
department, develop a sustainable sponsored research program
expanding the range of research topics in the CAEE department,
mentor graduate students, collaborate with other faculty from a
wide range of backgrounds within and outside of the CAEE
department, and be involved in service to the university and the
The department and the Cockrell School of Engineering are committed
to building a diverse and inclusive environment. We are interested
in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal
opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research,
and service activities.
The CAEE department has over 55 faculty and is currently ranked
amongst the top five graduate and undergraduate programs in both
civil and environmental engineering by US News and World Report.
Faculty in CAEE have access to state-of-the-art, internationally
recognized research and computational facilities, including the
Center for Transportation Research and the Texas Advanced Computing
QualificationsApplicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree, or be
enrolled in a Ph.D. program, in Civil Engineering or another
relevant discipline at the time of application.
Application InstructionsInterested and qualified individuals should
submit materials in electronic form to . Review of applications
will begin on December 1, 2021.
- Cover letter addressed to: Chair, Department of Civil,
Architectural, and Environmental Engineering. Your letter should
concisely summarize your qualifications, experience, and visions
for research, teaching, and diversity that are described at length
in the other statements; and (2) describe one or two of your
contributions (e.g., publications, data sets, software) that best
reflect the type of impact you intend to have in the
- Curriculum vitae including academic and professional experience
and a list of publications.
- Research statement including past accomplishments and future
vision, outlining areas of technical expertise that complement the
department's strategic plan and vision (available at ).
- Teaching statement including prior teaching experience,
teaching philosophy, and future teaching vision.
- Statement describing past contributions and future plans for
promoting diversity and inclusion (DEI) through research, teaching,
and/or service. The Cockrell School's DEI plan is available at
- Names and e-mail addresses of at least three references.
A security-sensitive background check will be conducted on
applicants selected for the position.
Equal Employment Opportunity StatementThe University of Texas at
Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer,
complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding
nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is
committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age,
marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment,
educational programs and activities, and admissions.
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