The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Houston invites applications for one full-time tenure track faculty position in the Geosensing Systems Engineering & Sciences (GSES) program. Candidates with multi-disciplinary interests are invited to apply at the Assistant Professor rank.
Qualifications: The applicant must have an earned Ph.D. in geomatics, geodetic science and/or a related field of civil/environmental/aerospace/mechanical engineering with some working knowledge and expertise in one or more of the following: machine learning and artificial intelligence, synthetic aperture radar, satellite geodesy, GNSS, lidar, hyper-spectral imaging, photogrammetry and machine vision, signal processing or optics and remote sensing instrument design and development. The appointment is anticipated at the assistant professor level. The successful applicant will be a part of a team of faculty members and research scientists to develop graduate courses and secure externally funded research grants to support the multi-disciplinary graduate research program in GSES. The program maintains a state-of-the-art facility and is associated with the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) funded by NSF.
University and Department: The University of Houston is located in a park-like campus a few minutes from downtown Houston with over 37,000 undergraduate students and 9,000 graduate students. The CEE department currently has 22 tenured or tenure-track faculty members with over 340 undergraduates, and over 125 graduate students. Houston is the fourth largest city in the U.S. with over 6.8 million in population in the greater Houston area. It is the "energy capital of the world" and houses the largest medical center in the world. The greater Houston area offers state-of-the-art recreational facilities, world-class arts and cultural activities, excellent schools, and affordable housing.