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Assistant Professor-Traffic & Transportation Engineering
Marshall University

  • Sep. 12, 2017
  • Assistant Professor-Traffic & Transportation Engineering
  • College of Information Technology and Engineering
  • Marshall University
    Huntington, WV
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Jan. 1, 2018
  • Assistant Professor
  • Transportation Engineering
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The Weisberg Division of Engineering in the College of Information, Technology and Engineering at Marshall University invites nominations and applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Engineering in the area of Traffic and Transportation Engineering. Candidates with expertise in human-centered simulation, connected vehicles/autonomous vehicle applications, transportation economics, infrastructure and transportation policies, and adaptive traffic signals’ control and technologies.

Reporting to the chair of the Division, the position of assistant professor requires teaching, service, and research responsibilities as well as a terminal degree. The faculty member in this position is required to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses (lecture and laboratory); supervise master’s thesis and undergraduate projects; pursue scholarly activities (including research in the field, writing and managing grants; and preparing peer reviewed publications); engage in academic mentoring; assist in program assessment and execution of a continuous improvement plan; participate in professional service; and participate in professional activities and organizations. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and laboratory-based instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and exhibit potential for professional recognition via research and publication in their area of expertise. Subjects to be taught by the successful applicant include transportation engineering, traffic engineering and pavement design besides other common subjects. The position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will also contribute to the University’s general education curriculum with its emphasis on a common First Year Seminar and core curriculum courses that enhance student’s critical thinking and the college’s support of interdisciplinary programs of study.

Required Qualifications

(1) PhD and BS in Civil Engineering, (2) research record and course work that matches area of interest, (3) strong commitment to teach and advise students at the undergraduate and graduate levels with a primary emphasis in undergraduate engineering education, (4) capability of integrating area of expertise into our curriculum through core/elective courses and laboratories, and (5) must be able to communicate effectively.

  • Marshall University is an AA/EO employer dedicated to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students. Marshall is also part of the NSF-LSAMP: Kentucky West Virginia Alliance for Minority Participation Project to increase both the total number of STEM degrees awarded and the number of STEM degrees awarded to underrepresented students. Successful women and minority applicants can benefit from these programs.

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