Assistant Professor - Construction Engineering & Management
The University of Texas at Arlington
Location: Arlington, Texas
Internal Number: 26458
The Department of Civil Engineering in the College of Engineering, the University of Texas at Arlington, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position. This position focuses on Construction Engineering and Management. The research areas of primary interest include innovative methods in construction engineering, such as Construction Automation and Robotics, Human-Robot Interaction, and the applications of Artificial Intelligence in construction engineering.
Applicants are expected to conduct high-quality research, teaching, professional development, and build an extramurally funded research program.
An earned Ph.D. degree (All-But-Dissertation, ABD, cases will be considered) in civil engineering or a closely related field is required. Candidates must have demonstrated a commitment to quality teaching and scholarly research.
Research experience in construction engineering and management; teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels; experience mentoring undergraduate and graduate students; proven interdisciplinary research experiences on state/federally funded projects; curriculum/course development; proposal development.
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With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.