The Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department at Old Dominion University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, faculty position in the area of transportation engineering. The department seeks an individual who will complement the existing research expertise in the transportation program with emphasis on one or more of the areas of intelligent transportation systems (ITS); connected and automated vehicles; smart mobility/transportation; sustainable transportation; statistical/econometric modeling or optimization applications; multi-modal transportation; transportation safety; and travel behavior and demand modeling. Expertise in the area of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics in transportation applications is also desirable.
The Transportation Research Institute (TRI) within the CEE Department conducts multidisciplinary research focusing on ITS, connected and automated vehicles, traffic flow theory and control, congestion pricing, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, and freight transportation. Within the last five years, TRI faculty completed various projects funded by federal, state, and local agencies totaling more than $3.5M. The successful candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with TRI faculty and is expected to complement existing research areas.
The CEE Department is one of six departments in the Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology and offers an ABET-accredited BS Civil Engineering degree as well as ME, MS, Ph.D. and Doctor of Engineering degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering. The Department has 16 full time faculty and instructors, and approximately 280 undergraduate and 130 graduate students.
Salary and faculty appointment is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vita, (3) statements of teaching and research interests, (4) a sample of one refereed journal publication, and (5) names and contact information for three references, and unofficial graduate transcripts. Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.odu.edu/ Review of applications for the position will begin January 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
The anticipated start date for the position is July 2019. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Mecit Cetin, Chair of the Search Committee, at email@example.com.
Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a productive, externally funded, scholarly research program; seek opportunities for research collaboration with other academic units in an interdisciplinary environment; develop and teach both graduate and undergraduate courses; and possess strong communication skills. Experience in developing research proposals is highly desirable. Applicants must possess an earned Ph.D. in civil engineering or in a related engineering discipline, have a strong background in transportation research, a record of scholarly publications, and the ability to make an immediate impact within the transportation program.
Additional Salary Information: Old Dominion University offers an attractive package of benefits including medical and dental coverage.
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About Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University is Virginia's forward-focused, public doctoral research university for high-performing students from around the world who want a rigorous academic experience in a fast-paced and profoundly multi-cultural community. With an enrollment of almost 25,000 students (including 5,500 graduate students), the university offers 66 bachelor's, 56 master's and 41 doctoral degree programs and 2 educational specialists degrees. ODU's eminent scholarship and innovative and engaging teaching foster nationally recognized programs. A determined entrepreneurial approach to problem-solving drives cutting-edge research and strategic partnerships with government, business, industry, organizations, and the arts. In addition to its 185-acre main campus in Norfolk, Old Dominion operates higher education centers in Hampton, Virginia Beach, and Portsmouth and a thriving distance learning network.