Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering (Transportation)
Portland State University
Location: Portland, Oregon
Internal Number: 39931
Position Number: D93156
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) in the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science (MCECS) at Portland State University (PSU) invites applicants for a tenure-track position in Transportation Engineering to begin September 2023. The position requires an earned doctorate in civil engineering or closely related field. While the target of hiring is at the assistant professor level, applicants may be considered at all levels (associate/full professor). A successful candidate will be required to develop an externally-sponsored research program aligned with the department's strategic vision, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop new graduate courses in their area of expertise, and effectively serve the profession and university.
For this position, we seek candidates that complement our existing transportation research programs, especially those with a research focus in one or more of the following areas related to connected and autonomous vehicle technologies (CAVT): coordinated, cooperative, and robust traffic control, operations, and management to improve mobility and traffic flows using CAVT; design and maintenance of the physical and digital infrastructure necessary to support CAVT; the integration of CAVT with new mobility paradigms like mobility as a service (MaaS), cyber-physical systems and internet-of-things (IoT) architectures; cybersecurity, safety, equity, and community health impacts of CAVT; data centric applications of CAVT supporting transportation planning, management, maintenance, and operations.
Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or related discipline. Non-Ph.D. applicants will be required to have completed the Ph.D. by September 15, 2023.
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