Job ID: 197056

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Transportation Engineering

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

  • Oct. 14, 2022
  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Transportation Engineering
  • Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Open until filled
  • August 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Transportation Engineering
    Civil Engineering

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Transportation Engineering

The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering at the University of Minnesota seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position in transportation engineering. We are interested in applicants with strong core fundamentals in science and engineering that allow them to move easily across disciplinary boundaries and work collaboratively to solve complex problems of local and global interests. The appointment is expected to be at the rank of assistant or associate professor, although exceptional candidates at all ranks will be considered.

We are seeking individuals with strong academic backgrounds and research potential in one or more of the following areas: transportation systems analysis including traffic systems operations, transportation data analytics, transportation monitoring and assessment, and impacts of vehicle automation. Other areas of transportation engineering also will be considered. Candidates will be expected to initiate and maintain a strong externally funded research program. Teaching responsibilities will include existing undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as the opportunity to develop new courses in specialty areas. An earned doctorate is required at the time of the appointment.

Applications must be submitted online at

Include a letter of intent, CV, complete contact information for three references, and statements on (i) research experience and interests, (iii) teaching experience and interests, (iv) experience fostering diversity and inclusion in the classroom and research. The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Expected appointment is Fall 2023.

The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering (CEGE) at the University of Minnesota features state-of-the-art facilities, including the Minnesota Traffic Observatory (MTO) and the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute. MTO is a transportation laboratory focusing on the testing and evaluation of new transportation management and operational strategies and traveler information technologies. CEGE is also affiliated with the Center for Transportation Studies, which coordinates efforts across the public-sector, industry, and academia to strategically invest in research in transportation. Additional cutting-edge research facilities are available in the areas of environmental, water resources, structural engineering, pavements, and geomechanics. CEGE is one of twelve departments within the College of Science and Engineering, which offers outstanding opportunities for interdisciplinary research due to the unique combination of mathematics, physical sciences, and engineering in one college.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer fully committed to a culturally and academically diverse faculty.  Candidates who will further expand the diversity of the academic community through research, teaching, and service are particularly encouraged to apply.

  • The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds. The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

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Contact Information

  • Char Psihos
    Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    500 Pillsbury Drive SE
    Minneapolis, MN 55455
  • 6126251880

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