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Assistant, Associate, Full Professor Transportation Engineering

The Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment (ESSIE) in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (HWCOE) at the University of Florida is soliciting applications for a tenure-track faculty position that may be at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in its Transportation Program.  The anticipated start date August 2018.

We seek individuals who conduct innovative research in the analysis, design, regulation, control and management of emerging, innovative mobility services towards achieving sustainability, safety, security and economic efficiency. Expertise is specifically sought on operations and control of intelligent transportation systems that leverage artificial intelligence; advanced vehicular, sensing and communications technologies; the integration of mega data streams into modeling and simulation of interdependent urban systems; the investigation of behavioral changes and the interactions between human factors and technology using emerging methods such as gaming and virtual reality simulations to address social issues, such as privacy, ethics, equity, safety, and public health; innovative policies and strategies for transportation electrification; integrated planning and operations of transportation networks, smart grids and other infrastructure systems, and resilient mobility services to support resilient coastal communities. The faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses as part of the Civil and Coastal Engineering curricula; initiate sponsored research programs, recruit and supervise graduate students, and engage in service activities.

This position will provide excellent opportunities for collaboration with other faculty and researchers in the Transportation Program, and those affiliated with the University of Florida Transportation Institute (

Applicants must possess a PhD in a related field by August, 2018.  Dedication to excellence in research, teaching, and service, and evidence of scholarly achievements are required. Applications must be completed online at  Applicants must include a letter of intent, a detailed resume, a statement of teaching and research interests, copies of no more than two publications or manuscripts, and the names and contact information for three references. The review of applications will begin December 15, 2017. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Questions about this position may be directed to Dr. Scott Washburn, Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida, 365 Weil Hall, P.O. Box 116580, Gainesville, FL 32611-6580. 

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The "government in the sunshine" laws of Florida require that all documents relating to the search process, including letters of application/nomination and reference, be available for public inspection.  If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2HRS or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

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University of Florida Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering