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Director of the Western Transportation Institute
Montana State University


Date Posted Oct. 25, 2022
Title Director of the Western Transportation Institute
University Montana State University
Bozeman, MT, United States
Department Civil Engineering, WTI
Application Deadline Open until filled.
Position Start Date Upon successful completion of search.
 
 
  • Professor
    Director/Manager
  • Transportation Engineering
    Civil Engineering
    Engineering - Other
 
 

Montana State University (MSU) is seeking an innovative and energetic leader to serve as the Director of the Western Transportation Institute (WTI) with a joint appointment as an affiliated (tenure track or non-tenure track) transportation faculty member in the Department of Civil Engineering at a rank commensurate with the candidate’s education and experience.

The Director provides guidance, management and oversight to all aspects of a large, nationally recognized research center and contributes to the Department’s teaching, research and service roles. The successful candidate will have a passion for and experience in advancing transportation research, attracting and managing new research funding, working collaboratively with state transportation departments and federal agencies, and preparing the next generation of transportation professionals. The position requires exceptional strategic vision, multidisciplinary knowledge, and collaborative leadership skills to continue WTI’s growth, integration with the Department of Civil Engineering and collaboration with the Montana Department of Transportation. Position duties are expected to be approximately 20% teaching, 40% research and 40% administration and leadership.

Required qualifications include:

  1. A minimum of 3 years of leadership experience in a transportation-related field.
  2. Ph.D. (tenure-track candidates) or Master’s degree (non-tenure track).
  3. Proven track record of securing a diverse mix of significant research funding and effectively managing large research portfolios.
  4. Strong experience developing and leading innovative research projects, providing guidance and support to research led by others, and ensuring excellence in research outcomes.
  5. Extensive knowledge of current and emerging topics in rural transportation, and the ability to develop integrated approaches for in-depth, comprehensive studies.
  6. Strong collaboration skills to develop and retain partnerships with public agencies, academic institutions, research organizations, NGOs, and private entities. In particular, candidates with a record of building effective partnerships with federal and state transportation agencies and tribal entities are highly desirable.

To learn more about the position and submit an application visit https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/32922


  • In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile. https://www.montana.edu/hr/recruitment-guidelines/affirmative_action_plan.html.


 
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