Assistant/Associate Professor (Transportation), Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics

The Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics at the University of Arizona invites applications for full-time, tenure/tenure-track professor position in the area of transportation at the Assistant or Associate Professor level for the upcoming academic year beginning August 2023.

Successful candidates are expected to have expert knowledge in one or more aligned research areas, including, but not limited to, transportation demand management, behavioral economics, travel behavior, accessibility, equity, smart communities, transportation network and fleet resilience, and multi-modal transportation planning, from individual behavior level to a network-level scale. The successful candidate will be expected to complement existing transportation research that supports the sustainable, climate-conscious design of transportation systems and integrates computational and physical systems for multi-disciplinary engineering design and operations. The successful candidate will collaborate and maintain connections across campus, with other universities, and across industry partners, and through the Center for Applied Transportation Sciences (CATS) housed in the College of Engineering at the University of Arizona.

The Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics resides within the UA College of Engineering, with 17 faculty members, approximately 160 undergraduate majors and 30 graduate students. The department offers BS degrees in civil engineering and architectural engineering, and MS and PhD degrees in civil engineering and engineering mechanics. The BS in Civil Engineering has six track offerings in the areas of construction engineering management, environmental, geotechnical, structures, transportation and water resources. Graduate degrees are tailored towards student research interest and career aspirations. The department is known for its academic rigor, and close and supportive working relationships between faculty and students. The Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics supports the UA’s diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and college.

Review of applications will begin on January 17, 2023; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an internationally-recognized, externally-funded research program; provide excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and education; contribute to mentoring students, including those from underrepresented backgrounds; and contribute to scholarly activities performed within academic communities across the university. 
  • The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute in meaningful ways to interdisciplinary research and educational activities that complement and are synergistic within the University’s Strategic Plan.


  • Ph.D.  degree at the time of hire in Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics or a closely related discipline and must provide education credentials during the offer discussions.
  • No experience beyond the Ph.D. is required for Appointment at Assistant Rank.
  • Four years of experience beyond the Ph.D. are required for Appointment at the Associate Rank.

Application Details

Please submit the following documents:
1. Cover Letter
2. CV that includes a list of recent publications and a list of four references with address, email and phone contact information
3. In the Additional Document 1 slot a Statement of Research Interests (no more than 3 pages)
4. In the Additional Document 2 slot a Statement of Teaching Interests and Philosophy (no more than 2 pages)
5. In the Additional Document 3 one-page statement on how the applicant’s scholarship, teaching and service specifically address issues of race, social justice, and inclusive excellence in Civil Engineering.

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