The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Civil Engineering invites applications for a tenured or tenure track position in Transportation Engineering. Candidates applying for this position are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a demonstrable research capability that will enable them to develop an externally funded, independent research program and publish in leading scholarly journals. Qualified applicants will have expertise in traffic engineering, transportation operations, transportation design, or transportation safety. The successful candidate should be prepared to collaborate with colleagues, develop new research initiatives, and participate in ongoing research projects. Candidates applying for an Associate Professor position will be expected to have a strong history of externally funded research, an excellent teaching and graduate student supervision portfolio, and an accomplished service record.
Applicants must have a bachelor degree in engineering (preferably civil engineering) and must have earned a Ph.D. in civil engineering or a closely related field prior to the start date of the appointment. In addition, qualified applicants will have expertise in traffic engineering, transportation operations, transportation design, or transportation safety. Relevant postdoctoral or industrial experience and strong record of grant applications and funding is preferred.
The candidate will have a joint appointment with the Nebraska Transportation Center (NTC) which is the umbrella organization for transportation-related research at UNL, with an annual research budget of over $5 million. The successful candidate will have the opportunity for significant participation in the research and education initiatives of NTC. Further information may be found on NTC’s website (http://ntc.unl.edu).
The UNL College of Engineering is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The college fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.
The Department of Civil Engineering consists of 31 tenure/tenure track faculty, 500 undergraduate students, and 130 graduate students with an ABET/EAC accredited undergraduate curriculum and advanced programs leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Additional information about the Department and College of Engineering can be found at http://engineering.unl.edu/civil and http://engineering.unl.edu. The successful candidate will be primarily located on City Campus in Lincoln.
The UNL College of Engineering currently has over 200 faculty members and is embarking on a period of unprecedented growth. Having joined the Big Ten Conference and the concurrent Committee on Institutional Collaboration, UNL and the College of Engineering are on track to make dramatic advances in academic quality and research prowess. This position offers a tremendous opportunity to help shape the future of this organization as it becomes established among the elite engineering programs in the country.
Applications should be submitted online at http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_180188. The application should include: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) list of four references, and 4) research and teaching statements (2 pages each, combined and attached as Other Document). Review of applications will begin on December 14, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Please contact Dr. Laurence Rilett, Search Committee Chair, at 402-472-1992 (firstname.lastname@example.org) for assistance.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.