The Department of Civil Engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for a tenure/tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor – Transportation Engineering with focus in the areas of:
The key objective is to hire faculty members with outstanding qualifications who share the University’s core values of high standards of excellence in teaching, innovative and collaborative research, and service, combined with fostering an open and inclusive environment and with promoting diversity and participation of groups that are currently underrepresented in engineering fields. A major emphasis will be on potential collaboration for research with faculty members within and outside the department.
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, building and leading a team of Ph.D. student researchers, collaborating with faculty across disciplines, developing an externally funded research program that yields top-tier publications, and serving on committees within UTA and the research community.
Candidates must have earned (by September 1, 2019) a Ph.D. degree in civil engineering or a closely related engineering area. Candidates for Assistant Professor must have demonstrated exceptional research promise. Candidates for senior openings must be leading in their research area. All candidates must show a strong commitment to teaching excellence in a relevant engineering field.
The University, College and Department
The University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution. With a projected global enrollment of more than 58,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is the largest institution in The University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact,UTA fosters interdisciplinary research within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. In 2018, U.S. News & World Reportalso ranked UTA fifth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’2017 Best for Vets list. The College of Engineering is home to seven departments: Bioengineering; Civil Engineering; Computer Science and Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. With more than 7,000 students, the College is among the largest in Texas and is the most comprehensive engineering school in the region. It offers 11 baccalaureate, 14 master’s, and 9 doctoral degree programs and has ties to numerous Fortune 500 companies in the region. The College has seen extraordinary growth in graduate and undergraduate student enrollment and in student graduation and has hired 36 new tenured/tenure-track faculty in the last three years. This growth has been concomitant with growth in research expenditures, collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship by faculty and students. UTA is the lead institution for the Center for Transportation Equity, Decisions and Dollars (C-TEDD), a Tier 1 UTC. UTA is also a consortium member of the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC), a national UTC headed by Portland State University, and the Transportation Consortium of Southcentral States, a regional UTC headed by Louisiana State University.
To apply applicants should go to http://uta.peopleadmin.com/and submit the following materials: cover letter, full curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching objectives and contact information of at least five references. Senior candidates should also include unofficial course evaluations.
Questions about the openings should be addressed to Dr. Ali Abolmaali via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Review of applications start November 1 and will continue until filled.
EEO/AA Policy ?
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. UTA is a tobacco free campus.