Faculty Position in Civil Engineering (Transportation)
Pennsylvania State University
United States

Faculty Position in Civil Engineering (Transportation)

 

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at The Pennsylvania State University is pleased to invite applications for a tenure track/tenured faculty position at the Assistant or Associate professor level in Transportation Engineering. All areas within transportation engineering will be considered, though candidates with expertise within the following areas are preferred: connected and/or autonomous vehicle operations, mobility data analysis, smart city applications, cyber-enabled simulation and analysis of road networks using sensing and advanced technologies. The candidate will join a core group of faculty that has established research programs in transportation safety, geometric design of highways and streets, transportation operations/traffic flow theory, infrastructure management and statistical and econometric modeling of transportation systems.

 

The CEE Department is a vibrant and dynamic unit with 34 faculty members, 17 research scientists, annual research expenditures of $18M, and U.S. News and World Report rankings of 13th and 21st, respectively, for undergraduate and graduate programs in civil engineering. Department faculty members have received prestigious honors including many professional society awards, 12 NSF CAREER awards, and one NAE membership. Penn State is one of the nation's leading research universities with expenditures exceeding $1 billion annually. Penn State also has substantial outlets for interdisciplinary participation in transportation research through the Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute, as well as individual collaboration with faculty in the College of Engineering. Please see http://www.cee.psu.edu/ for additional information about the department and https://policy.psu.edu/policies/ac21 for definition of academic ranks and promotional opportunities of non-tenure track faculty.

 

Applicants should have a Doctoral degree in civil engineering or related field at the start of the appointment. In addition, the preferred candidate should have demonstrated teaching experience through academic courses, professional conference presentations, or related activities. Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) is desirable. The successful applicant is expected to develop a research program leading to national and international recognition, and teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

 

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, up to three journal publications, and contact information for three references. For full consideration, applications should be received no later than December 15, 2020. Review of applications will continue through February 2021.

 

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

 

State College, Pennsylvania, has been voted repeatedly as one of the most desirable and safest places to live in the United States. For more information about safety at Penn State and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide details on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

 

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/2025959

 

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

 

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

 

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