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Job ID: 176743

Florida International University

Date Posted Jan. 17, 2022
University Florida International University
Miami, FL, United States
Department Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Transportation Engineering
    Civil Engineering

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Florida International University invites applicants for a tenured/tenure-track track open-rank (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) position in Transportation Engineering. Qualified senior candidates may be considered for tenured positions.

Candidates in all areas of public transit including design and operations of sustainable bus, rail, intermodal, and shared mobility systems will be considered. Candidates with expertise in advanced technologies, big data analytics, system resiliency, environmental and community health impacts, or optimization methods related to public transit are especially encouraged to apply. The candidates must have an earned doctoral degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related engineering discipline. Evidence of research/scholarship is required. Industrial experience and/or experience of collaboration with industry partners is a plus. Registration as a Professional Engineer in Florida (or the ability to obtain such licensure within four years of employment) is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, direct graduate students, and establish a strong externally funded research program in the areas of expertise.

The successful candidate will join a highly active transportation research group and be part of the Lehman Center of Transportation Research (LCTR). The successful candidate is encouraged to work across disciplines and will have access to several state-of-the-art research laboratories, including: 1) Integrated Intelligent Transportation Systems and Cooperative Driving Automation Laboratory; 2) South Florida Driving Simulation Laboratory; and 3) Wall of Wind, an NSF Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) Experimental Facility (EF) that can test wind induced failure of roadway structures in wind events. The FIU College of Engineering and Computing is expanding its impact in the four thrust areas (i) infrastructure and resiliency, (ii) information technology and security, (iii) health, and (iv) clean energy. Candidates pursuing research at the interface of multiple areas in CEE, College of Engineering and across the university are highly desirable to create new opportunities for interdisciplinary teamwork and multidisciplinary research proposals.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 525892 at and submit a single PDF file that includes: (a) Cover letter (b) Curriculum vitae © Statement of research experience and interests (up to 2 pages) ◦ Applicants are encouraged to include a plain-language research statement summary appropriate for the general public as part of the research statement so that non-experts can properly understand the importance of the candidates research. (d) Statement of teaching experience and interests (up to 2 pages) (e) Statement of diversity and inclusion (up to 2 pages) ◦ This statement should outline how you would contribute to FIUs mission to serve the diverse population of South Florida and broaden STEM participation. ◦ Details on writing a diversity statement can be found at… (f) A list of names and contact information of at least 3 references who will be contacted as determined by the search and screen committee.

To receive full consideration, applications should be received by February 22, 2022. Reviews may continue until the positions are filled.
Florida Statute 1010.35 – Screening Foreign Researchers

Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign county who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. Applicants meeting those criteria will be required to provide the following information in the application: every institution of higher education attended; all previous employment since the applicant’s 18th birthday; list of all published material, current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount; list and description of any non-university professional activities; any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country; a complete copy of your passport; the most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application).

Clery Notice
In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the University Police department at Florida International University provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The FIU Annual Security report is available online at:

To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

Pay Transparency
Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of  their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

  • FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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