Assistant or Associate Professor - Transportation Engineering

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Mar 10, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 9866

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Department of Civil Engineering of the City College of New York/CUNY is seeking to fill a faculty position in Transportation Engineering.  Appointment at the Assistant or Associate level is expected, beginning in the Fall of 2014. Candidates with expertise and experience in the broad areas of advanced transportation planning and system operations are encouraged to apply. Specific areas of interest to the Department include but are not limited to:  geospatial analysis and visualization of dynamic transportation systems; smart/real-time data analysis; advanced travel behavior modeling, including applications of social networks to travel demand; supply chain and logistics modeling, such as urban freight and city logistics; and advanced technology applications. The successful candidate should have the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in several of the following subject areas:  transportation planning; traffic engineering; transportation data analysis and visualization; advanced modeling methods and applications (e.g. travel behavior, travel demand, traffic operations, and logistics).

The City College of New York (CCNY) is a flagship campus of the City University of New York (CUNY), located between W 130th and W 140th streets in Manhattan. The Department of Civil Engineering at the CCNY Grove School of Engineering offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering ( and houses several CCNY and CUNY leading centers and institutes such as the University Transportation Research Center, NOAA-CREST, the Institute for Transportation Systems, the Environmental Crossroads Initiative, and the Center for Water Resources & Environmental Research. In addition to substantial external funding for centers and institutes, current research annual funding for CE faculty is approximately $6M. The Department currently has 21 full-time faculty members in three areas of concentration (Structures, Transportation, and Environmental/Water Resources). The Department has competitive computational and experimental research facilities that are expected to be enhanced and expanded with the addition of this new faculty position.


The requirements for this position include Bachelor and Ph.D degrees in Civil Engineering. The candidate should complement current expertise in the Department and play a significant role in the development of long-term research programs that include sustainability and resilience in transport systems, asset management, transport infrastructure design and operations, transportation planning and economics, and the use of big data and digital systems in transport and land use. This position can benefit from resources available with the Institute for Transportation Systems, the federally funded University Transportation Research Center, and the CUNY Institute for Urban Systems. The successful candidate is expected to develop quality scholarship through refereed publications, an externally funded research program, excellent classroom teaching, and service activities at the national and college levels. The candidate will be expected to obtain a PE License.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Applicants should apply online (Job Opening ID 9866) at Applicants should submit: 1) letter of interest summarizing the required/desirable qualifications; 2) curriculum vitae; and 3) names and contact information of three references.

In addition to applying online, please send the application materials to
Chair of Transportation Position Search
The City College of New York/CUNY
Department of Civil Engineering, ST-136
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031


Open until filled with review of applications to begin February 1, 2014.


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