Full-time Posted data:
270-NN - Assistant Professor
Assistant, Associate Professor
280-NN - Associate Professor
Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible
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Summary of Duties:
Tenured and tenure-track faculty members at all levels are expected to teach and advise students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in Civil Engineering; conduct funded research; publish in top-tier venues; direct M.S. and Ph.D. student research programs; participating in the continuous teaching assessment activities of the Department; effectively communicate and interact with students; and collaborate with others within the School, the University, or other organizations including regional partners.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, within the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, at Washington State University in Pullman, WA as part of its strategic initiative on Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure Systems seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant or Associate Professors in the area of Transportation Engineering.
A successful candidate for the Transportation Engineering faculty position must have expertise in one or more of the following areas:
Big traffic data analytics using AI or machine learning to adapt to self-driving vehicles.
Modeling and simulation of large-scale complex and interconnected systems.
Freight logistics and supply chain systems
Multimodal mobility or traffic safety, especially for underserved communities.
Resiliency of large-scale networked infrastructure and cyber-physical systems.
Data-driven decision-making for sustainability goals (environment, corporate responsibility, health & safety) towards the bigger vision of smart cities and building design and materials.
The ideal candidate should demonstrate high-quality research and have a commitment to teaching excellence. Individuals with demonstrated abilities to collaborate in large projects, especially across disciplines, are highly encouraged to apply. Abilities to teach and mentor a diverse student body, supervise graduate students, and enhance the curriculum in the areas of transportation materials and engineering are desired. An ability to teach core undergraduate fundamental courses in intelligent transportation is desired. A culture of interdisciplinary research with a diverse group of faculty and students is valued, and the candidate will be encouraged to contribute to existing research strengths within the program and across the university in synergistic areas, such as within the Composite Materials & Engineering Center (www.cmec.wsu.edu), the School of Design + Construction (https://sdc.wsu.edu/) and the National UTC TriDurLE (https://TriDurLE.wsu.edu/).
A doctoral degree in Civil engineering or a closely related field at the start of the appointment.
Ability to develop an externally funded research program leading to national recognition, teach courses pertaining to structural or transportation engineering, and contribute to departmental service.
A demonstrated background in one or more of the targeted areas mentioned above.
Excellent communication skills and a demonstrated commitment to collaborate with diverse internal and external groups.
Additionally, candidates for the Associate Professor level must have a proven track record in scholarship, grantsmanship, and teaching.
B.S. and / or M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering.
Strong records of scholarship, teaching, and professional service demonstrated journal publications, professional conference presentations, teaching experience, outreach, and related activities.
A demonstrated background in multiple targeted areas mentioned above.
Ability to demonstrate the potential for meeting the expectations through activities such as journal publications, professional conference presentations, teaching experience, outreach, and related activities.
Willingness and ability to attain Professional Engineering licensure within 5 years of starting the appointment.
A successful candidate should have expertise in one or more of the following areas:
1) Sustainable methods of construction, such as design and engineering hybrid structures that incorporates varying materials based on their strengths (for example, mass timber with steel or concrete reinforcing members) and energy efficient building design and construction.
2) Resilient structural design to multi-hazard events, wind engineering, and computational modeling.
3) Assessment and mitigation of infrastructure problems related to climate change, natural hazards, geohazards, and soil-structure interaction.
4) Big traffic data analytics using machine learning to adapt to self-driving vehicles.
5) Data-driven decision-making for sustainability goals (environment, corporate responsibility, health & safety) towards the bigger vision of smart cities and building design and materials.
6) Modeling and simulation of large-scale complex and interconnected systems.
7) Freight logistics and supply chain systems.
8) Resiliency of large-scale networked infrastructure and cyber-physical systems.
Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Tenure Track: Yes
City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99403
Area/College: Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
Department Name: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Department Link: ce.wsu.edu
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Posting Close Date: Screening of applications will begin October 31, 2021 and will continue until the position has been filled.
Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: a cover letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position; curriculum vitae; statements of research and teaching philosophy and interests that reflects the candidate’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity; up to 3 academic publications; and names of up to five references with titles, addresses, business telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses.
Required Documents: Curriculum vitae; statements of research and teaching philosophy and interests that reflects the candidate’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity; up to 3 academic publications (Applicants will need to upload Publications with their Resume and Cover Letter); and names of up to five references with titles, addresses, business telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses.
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