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Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering (Transportation/Infrastructure)

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Position Number 37175
Class Title Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering (Transportation/Infrastructure)
Administrative Title No Administrative Function
Job Description

The University of Central Florida (UCF) is dedicated to increasing the prominence of its Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering Department (CECE) in the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS). Applications are invited for two tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant professor rank with an anticipated starting date of August 2018.

The CECE Department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering. The undergraduate degree is ABET-accredited. CECE is also home of the Center for Advanced Transportation Systems Simulation (CATSS). This center was established in 1998 and over the last seventeen years has attracted more than $25 million in sponsored research related to traffic operations, traffic safety, human-centered simulation, and ITS deployments. CATSS is a member of four University Transportation Centers’ consortium that includes the National Center for Transportation Systems Productivity and Management (NCTSPM) at Georgia Tech, the Southeastern Transportation Center (STC) at the University of Tennessee, the SaferSim Center at the University of Iowa, and the Electric Vehicle Transportation Center (EVTC) under the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) at UCF. The Civil Engineering department faculty maintain diverse, active, and successful research programs. Learn more about the department at

UCF is one of the nation’s largest universities with a diverse student body of more than 64,000 students. UCF has grown substantially in size, quality, diversity, and reputation in its first 50 years. Today, the university offers more than 200 degree programs at its main campus in Orlando and is an economic engine, attracting and supporting industries vital to the region’s future while providing students with real-world experiences that help them succeed after graduation. We encourage you to learn more about UCF at and the College of Engineering and Computer Science at

Position Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely-related field at the time of appointment.


-Candidates with expertise in all aspects of smart cities as it relates to transportation and infrastructure, e.g., connected vehicles/autonomous vehicles’ applications, infrastructure engineering and management, adaptive traffic signals’ control and technologies, big data and internet of things, transportation economics and policies, etc.

-Applicants will have either demonstrated, or shown a clear potential for, creative and independent research that would lead to strong extramurally-funded research and national/international recognition.

Special Conditions

Applicants for this position will also be considered for position number 38239.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Additional Application Materials Required

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, In addition to the online application, candidates must also submit:

(1) a signed cover letter,
(2) complete curriculum vitae,
(3) maximum two page statement outlining research vision and teaching interests, and
(4) a list of at least three professional references complete with address, phone number, and email address.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017, and will continue until the positions are filled.

Applicants may send questions they have regarding the position to:

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 701068
Job Open Date 05/05/2017
Job Close Date
Open until filled Yes
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area College of Engineering and Computer Science (ENGR)
Department ENGR- Civil, Environmental and Construction Engr
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
Job Category Faculty
Work Location Orlando (Main)
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