Faculty Position in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in Transportation Engineer
University of Louisville
January 3, 2018
Full Time - Entry Level
Civil - Traffic Engineering, Civil - Transportation, Civil - Urban and Community Planning, Civil Engineering
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at University of Louisville invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of sustainable transportation effective July 2018. This position is expected to be filled at the rank of assistant professor. A Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering is required. Professional Engineering licensure (PE) or plans to pursue PE registration is expected.
This position is part of a multi-year, department-wide thematic cluster hire in the area of infrastructure and sustainability. Candidates with specific research expertise in resilient and sustainable transportation systems are particularly encouraged to apply. All faculty members in the CEE Department are expected to develop a strong record of scholarly work and sponsored research. Likewise, candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching as well as to specialized graduate education.
A successful candidate is expected to have a focus in sustainability issues related to transportation and civil engineering infrastructure. Faculty members will be expected to work across multiple program areas within the department as we expand our focus on sustainability. Ideally, competitive candidates should have experience and/or training in transportation system resilience, transportation planning, transportation economics, freight transportation modeling, or infrastructure and transportation policies. Successful candidate will be required to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate coursework focused on general sustainability topics, as well as more traditional areas of civil and environmental engineering.
Applicants must provide a cover letter, contact information for three professional references, a candidate statement discussing teaching, research, and professional goals, and a current CV.
Application reviews will begin on March 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.
The University of Louisville is a state supported research university located in Kentucky's largest metropolitan area. It was a municipally supported public institution for many decades prior to joining the university system in 1970. The University has three campuses. The 287-acre Belknap Campus is three miles from downtown Louisville and houses seven of the university's 11 colleges and schools. T...he Health Sciences Center is situated in downtown Louisville's medical complex and houses the university's health related programs and the University of Louisville Hospital. On the 243-acre Shelby Campus located in eastern Jefferson County are the National Crime Prevention Institute.