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Assistant Professor- Transportation Engineering- Fall 2024

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 21, 2024

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Assistant Professor- Transportation Engineering- Fall 2024

College/School/Unit: Cockrell School of Engineering
Department: Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering
Posted: Oct 9, 2023
Apply By: Open until filled


The Maseeh Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in transportation engineering. We seek candidates experienced in the study and development of innovative transportation technologies or systems, and the sociotechnical connections of transportation provision with quality of life.

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Resilience of transportation systems and other interconnected infrastructure, environmental, and social systems.

  • Multimodal expertise, for example in air, maritime, bicycle, and micro-mobility transportation.

  • Sustainable transport, particularly addressing issues related to decarbonization.

  • Emerging transportation technologies, such as connectivity, automation, and electrification.

    We are committed to supporting the success of all members of our community: students, staff, and faculty. A successful candidate can expect to benefit from and contribute to those efforts.


    Candidates must have a PhD in civil engineering or a related area. The successful candidate will be expected to create undergraduate and graduate learning environments that address the needs of students from a variety of backgrounds, with differing learning styles and abilities. Further, the successful applicant will be expected to develop an externally sponsored research program, mentor graduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and be involved in service to the university and profession.

    Application Instructions

    Interested applicants should submit the following materials:

    (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) research statement, (4) teaching and mentoring statement, and (5) a list of three references.

    The successful candidate will be required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form and provide documents to verify identity and eligibility to work in the USA. A security sensitive background check will be conducted on the applicant selected.

    Please address questions and submissions to Prof. Robert B. Gilbert, CAEE Department Chair ( Review of applications will begin November 6, 2023, and will continue until an appropriate candidate is identified. Further information on the Maseeh Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering may be found at

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

    To apply, visit


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