The Department of Civil Engineering at Sacramento State invites applications for a tenure track appointment in transportation engineering. The department offers BS and MS degrees in civil engineering with 14 full-time faculty members who serve approximately 800 undergraduate majors and 100 graduate students. A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population.
Duties will include: (1) Effectively teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, (2) Develop and engage in scholarly activities, including research and externally-funded projects, (3) Advise students, develop curriculum, and other instructionally-related duties, (4) Develop and supervise Master's student research, (5) Work cooperatively with a diverse student population and with faculty colleagues on department, college and University-wide committees, and (6) Provide service to the institution and community. Teaching responsibilities will include transportation engineering courses and other supporting courses in the B.S. and M.S. Civil Engineering degree programs.
Required qualifications include:
A doctorate in civil engineering with a background in transportation engineering. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctorate by August 2018.
Strong background and research interests in one or more of the following areas: Transportation planning, transportation infrastructure and facilities design, traffic operations and ITS systems
A commitment to quality teaching and scholarship.
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups.
Effective oral and written communication skills and must be able to relate theory to practice.
Professional registration as a Civil Engineer in California or the ability to become registered within four (4) years of appointment.
Applicant must have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam by the appointment date.
Ability to develop and maintain a robust and up-to-date undergraduate transportation engineering curriculum.
While all outstanding applications will be considered, candidates who can demonstrate specialization in transportation engineering that complement the strengths of the Civil Engineering Department are strongly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with –
University-level teaching experience in civil engineering
Transportation engineering experience in industry
BS and MS degree in civil engineering
Ability to develop an applied research program, incorporating graduate and undergraduate student projects
Ability to teach a variety of other undergraduate courses in civil engineering, such as surveying, computer aided design, computer applications, and statistics
This is a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning with the Spring (January) or Fall (August) 2018 semester. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience as well as educational preparation, university-level teaching experience, and record of scholarship.
Review of applications will begin September 30, 2017; position open until filled. Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at https://csus.peopleadmin.com/. Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link. External applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link. Internal applicants can apply by logging on My Sac State.
Candidates must include the following application materials as a single PDF:
A letter of application;
A current curriculum vita;
A two pages or less statement of teaching interests;
A two pages or less statement of research interest and research plan;
Names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three recent references familiar with their teaching, scholarly work, and/or professional experience; and
Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies accepted until appointment).
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.
It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html
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California State University, Sacramento is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city’s two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront.... Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University’s approximately 30,000 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor’s degree in 58 disciplines, the master’s degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers.
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