Transportation Modeling

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Nov 10, 2016
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810449

Position Summary: The Department of Geography at The University of Alabama seeks to hire a tenured professor who will support the continued expansion of our Department including the implementation of our anticipated Ph.D. program.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: ALABAMA, TUSCALOOSA 35487-0322. The University of Alabama, Department of Geography invites applications for a position in the area of Transportation Modeling, starting August 16, 2017 at the rank of Professor with tenure. This new position will support the expansion of our Department and the initiation of our new Ph.D. program, tentatively scheduled to begin fall 2017. Successful candidates will demonstrate sustained accomplishments including a research program that is widely recognized and externally funded as well as a proven track record of graduate and undergraduate mentoring. It is expected that the candidate hired would significantly enhance the University of Alabama's visibility and impact in transportation research and scholarship. Preference will be given to candidates whose research complements the University's designation as a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Center of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences and one or more of the department's broader research foci including: water resources, human-environment systems, environmental management and change, and human impacts on the environment (see geography.ua.edu). A Ph.D. in Geography or closely related discipline is required. The University of Alabama is rapidly growing (37,665 students) and provides excellent faculty support and many opportunities to collaborate with scientists on the Tuscaloosa campus, including the new Alabama Transportation Institute, Center for Advanced Public Safety, Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research, and the Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies. This position is part of a University initiative to enhance its research productivity, and is one of two Full Professor appointments granted to the department of Geography this year. Formal review of applications will begin January 17, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. Apply online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Applicants must attach a cover letter, CV (including contact information for at least three references), and two separate statements of research and teaching interests. For additional information, contact Search Committee Co-Chairs, Sagy Cohen (sagi.cohen@ua.edu) or Joe Weber (jweber2@ua.edu). The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

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UA EEO Statement: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf