Transportation Engineering

Thursday, October 11, 2012
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Transportation Engineering, Assistant Professor
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California State University, Fresno
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Lyles College of Engineering Civil & Geomatics Engineering Vacancy # 11887 Transportation Engineering, Assistant Professor California State University, Fresno is a learning-centered University. We believe learning thrives when a strong and active commitment to diversity is shared by all. This is because learning can only take place in a climate where differing points of view are welcome, and diversity of all kinds is valued by everyone. • Fresno State has been recognized by the Federal government as an Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI). • Fresno State has been recognized in the Community Engagement classification by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. • Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process. Available for Academic Year: 2013/2014. • Salary placement depends upon academic preparation and professional experience. • Instructional Level: Undergraduate and Graduate • This position is part of a University-wide Cohort that collaborates on research related to Urban Regional Transformation. Position Characteristics: The successful candidate would normally teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate lecture and laboratory courses in Transportation Engineering design and planning. The candidate will also be expected to teach other related Civil Engineering courses and laboratories, develop research in specialized areas, and incorporate computer techniques in course work as appropriate. Other duties will include, but are not limited to, advising students, participating in program development, actively engaging in research and problem solving activities, and committee service at all levels of university governance. Specific assignments will depend on department needs. The successful candidate may be called upon to teach in a distance education mode and will be encouraged to develop web-enhanced and/or web-based instruction. Outcomes assessment and service learning are important components of the university curriculum. The successful candidate will join a university-wide cohort of faculty that will develop teaching, research, and outreach initiatives that focus on Urban and Regional Transformation. The specific areas of specialization for this position include: Transportation Engineering, Transportation Systems, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Transit, and High Speed Railways. Academic Preparation: A Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and an earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Civil Engineering or similar are required. Qualifying degrees must be from an accredited institution or foreign equivalent. Teaching Or Other Experience: Candidates with teaching experience at the university level, professional experience, professional registration as a Civil Engineer, and the ability to attract sponsored research are preferred. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to and potential for teaching excellence and scholarly activity at the university level. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment and/or ability to work with diverse faculty, staff, and students. The University is committed to promoting the success of all, and to reducing the barriers to success related to differences in areas such as race, ethnicity, culture, disability, and more. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experiences in this area. For additional information on the University's commitment to diversity visit: /diversity . Other Requirements: This position may require the satisfactory completion of a background check. This may include, submitting fingerprints to the LiveScan Print Services, and evidence of degree(s) and/or certification(s) at or prior to the appointment. California State University, Fresno publishes an Annual Safety and Security/Fire Safety Report in October. This report is provided in compliance with the 1998 Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act, and California Education Code section 67380. The report includes three calendar years of select campus crime statistics and it includes security policies and procedures for the campus. Applicants, students, and employees can obtain a copy of this report from the web site: or by contacting the Campus Police Department. Equal Employment Opportunity: California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Application Instructions: Apply online at Upload (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) names and contact information of three references, and (4) Teaching Philosophy/research plans. Candidates selected for interview must submit for the visit (5) official transcripts and (6) three original letters of references mailed directly to: Riadh Munjy, Search Committee Chair California State University, Fresno Department of Civil/Geomatics Engineering 2320 E. San Ramon Ave., M/S EE 94 Fresno, CA 93740-8030 Phone: (559) 278-4828; Fax: (559) 278-7002 E-mail address: Internet: Department: Lyles College of Engineering: Open Until Filled: To ensure the full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by 11/16/2012. Searches automatically close on 4/1/2013 if not filled. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires the University to inform you that we can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and authorization to accept employment. General Information: California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to offer high quality educational opportunities to qualified students at the bachelor's and master's levels, and in certain applied disciplines at the doctoral level. The current enrollment is approximately 20,000 students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and world. California State University, Fresno promotes student learning and community engagement through faculty scholarship and service learning opportunities in collaboration with community organizations, education, industry, business and government. The university was one of the first US Colleges and Universities to be selected by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its new Community Engagement Classification. Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 600,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley on the western edge of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. The campus is within easy driving distance of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, the Monterey Peninsula, Lake Tahoe, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce. jeid-053e9c913aae231499430140ae0b544a