The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) invites applications and nominations for a faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with teaching and research interests in Transportation.
As transportation enters a new era, the successful candidate will be able to teach and conduct research in core areas of transportation and also across disciplines of transportation. The successful candidate will complement the existing faculty in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and contribute to the teaching and research mission of the department, college, and university.
Candidates are expected to contribute to the graduate curriculum related to their research specialization and be capable of teaching basic courses within the transportation engineering field. Salary is nationally competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Tennessee is comprised of 11 colleges and schools and is the state’s land grant and flagship research institution. The university enrolls approximately 28,000 students (22,000 undergraduate and 6,000 graduate and professional students), and is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with very high research activity. As the leading university partner in UT-Battelle, the management company for Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the university offers extraordinary opportunities for cutting-edge research in science and engineering.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s teaching and research facilities are housed in the new $25M John D. Tickle Engineering Building. The department is entering a significant new era in which it will play an important role in the College of Engineering’s vision to become a leading research institution and take advantage of unique opportunities for multidisciplinary research programs with Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Departmental faculty members participate in a number of campus-affiliated centers including the Center for Transportation Research, the Southeastern Transportation Center, the National Transportation Research Center, National Institute for Computational Sciences (NICS), the Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment, and the Baker Center for Energy and Environmental Policy. The department has 22 tenure-line faculty members and offers baccalaureate, masters, and PhD degrees with concentrations in construction, environmental, geotechnical and materials, structures, transportation, and water resources engineering.
Application Procedure: Applicants should submit a single PDF file including 1) an application letter addressing qualifications and motivation, 2) statements of research and teaching interests, 3) a complete curriculum vitae, and 4) the names of and contact information for five references to: Search Committee Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, CEEfacultysearch@utk.edu. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Richard Bennett, Chair of the Search Committee (voice: 865-974-9810; email firstname.lastname@example.org).