Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Transport at the University of Sydney

School of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
Reference no.1048/0517

  • Be valued for your exceptional knowledge and experience in Engineering Transport
  • Great opportunity for a scholar with expertise in Transport Engineering
  • Full time continuing role (remuneration package: $120-170k p.a. which includes leave loading and up to 17% super)

About the opportunity
Applications are invited for the appointment of a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in the area of Transport in the School of Civil Engineering, within the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, to coincide with the launching of a transport major as part of the civil engineering undergraduate program. We are seeking candidates with an outstanding record of research and scholarship with proven and substantial research expertise in transport engineering areas of interest to the school, including, but not limited to, Traffic Engineering, Transport Planning, Freight Transport, Public Transport, Active Transport, Travel Behaviour, Highway Engineering, and Transport Safety Engineering.

The School of Civil Engineering is introducing a Major in Transport Engineering in the BE (Civil) degree program in 2017. You will work collaboratively to implement the new Transport Engineering Major and lead a Transport Engineering research group. You will have opportunities to collaborate with researchers in the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS), which resides in the Business School of the University of Sydney, www.sydney.edu.au/business/itls, and has achieved worldwide recognition for its research and teaching on transport and logistics management. You will be also expected to engage with the wider research community related to transport engineering within the engineering faculty and other faculties in the University.

About you
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are looking for a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer with:

  • a PhD Civil Engineering or related discipline
  • teaching experience at tertiary level
  • excellent academic administration skills
  • excellent teamwork and communication skills to work with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.

You will be responsible for teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in one or more of the areas of transport and the supervision of research students in these and other specialist areas. You should be able to demonstrate a commitment to high standards of teaching and to the maintenance of academic standards in a broadly based civil engineering school. The school is committed to increasing its research output and to increasing the number of research students.

About us
Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia’s first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 6000 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us. 



The University of Sydney encourages part-time and flexible working arrangements, which will be considered for this role.

For more information about the position, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Dan Kuhner, Recruitment Consultant, on +61 2 8627 0934 or dan.kuhner@sydney.edu.au.

If you would like to learn more, please refer to the Candidate Information Pack for the position description and further details.

To be considered for this position it is essential that you address the online selection criteria. For guidance on how to apply visit: How to apply for an advertised position.

Closing date: 11:30pm 02 July 2017 (Sydney Time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Candidate Information Pack

Selection Criteria

How to apply:

 

Official Post:

http://sydney.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.checkJobDetailsNewApplication&returnToEvent=jobs.processJobSearch&jobid=C76C1113-5F47-41EB-A669-A78200902649&CurATC=EXT&CurBID=949319bc-8898-4f11-ac4b-9db401358504&jobsListKey=8f81f529-635c-44c7-9d13-eb67f5f4eb7b&persistVariables=CurATC,CurBID,jobsListKey&lid=45133800008

Post-Doc Wanted: Transport Networks at University of Sydney

I am recruiting a Post-Doc at the University of Sydney. The ad is below:

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Transport NetworksUsyd_new_logo

Faculty of Engineering and IT

School of Civil Engineering

Applications are invited for the appointment of one Postdoctoral Research Associate (Level A) in the School of Civil Engineering, within the Faculty of Engineering and IT at the University of Sydney.

The position will support the research and leadership of  School of Civil Engineering in the newly launched Transport Engineering program.

The successful applicant(s) will help build the new research group headed by Professor David Levinson to further the analysis of Transport Networks, understand the relationships between Transport Networks and Land Use, and consider the implications of changing Transport Technologies on optimal Network Structure.

Applicants should hold a PhD in civil engineering or a related field. They should be able to demonstrate high quality research in the area of transport networks, geo-spatial analysis, and econometrics. Demonstrated ability to publish research outcomes in high-quality international journals is also essential. Since the position will require frequent liaising with government and industry, applicants should demonstrate strong communication skills.

Please see the following link or contact me for details.

Link – Postdoctoral Research Associate in Transport Networks Ref 779/0417

Closing date: 11:30 pm 21 May 2017

ISYE Faculty Opening at University of Minnesota

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Minnesota, has a faculty opening.

 

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering University of Minnesota
Faculty Opening

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position starting in Fall 2015. Applicants at all ranks will be considered. We seek candidates with a strong methodological foundation in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, and a demonstrated interest in applications including, but not limited to: business analytics, energy and the environment, healthcare and medical applications, transportation and logistics, supply chain management, financial engineering, service operations, quality and reliability. Applicants should also have a strong commitment to teaching, to mentoring graduate students, and to developing and maintaining an active program of sponsored research. Applicants must hold a Ph.D., or expect to complete their degree before Fall 2015, in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Operations Management or a closely related discipline. Senior applicants should have an outstanding track record of research and teaching accomplishments.

The University of Minnesota is located in the heart of the vibrant Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, which is consistently rated as one of America’s best places to live and is home to many leading companies. The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is the newest department within the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota and is growing rapidly. Additional information about the department can be found at http://www.isye.umn.edu.

Applicants are encouraged to apply by November 15, 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants interested in meeting with current Industrial and Systems Engineering faculty members at the 2014 INFORMS Conference in San Francisco should apply by October 19, 2014. Additional information and application instructions can be found at http://www.isye.umn.edu. Candidates may contact the chair of the search committee at isyesrch@umn.edu. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Transportation Engineering Faculty Position

Transportation Engineering

Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering

University of Minnesota

 

The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering at the University of Minnesota seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of transportation engineering. We are particularly interested in applicants with strong core fundamentals that allow them to easily move across disciplinary boundaries and become involved in department, university, and national interdisciplinary research opportunities. The position is expected to be at the rank of assistant professor, although exceptional candidates at all ranks will be considered.

We are seeking individuals with strong academic background and research potential in one or more of the following areas: traffic flow theory; traffic control and operations; transit operations and planning; transportation safety and security; modeling and simulation of transportation systems; intelligent transportation systems. Other areas of transportation engineering also will be considered.
Candidates will be expected to initiate and maintain a strong externally-funded research program. Teaching responsibilities will include existing undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as the opportunity to develop new courses in specialty areas. An earned doctorate is required at the time of the appointment.

Applications must be completed online at:

Include a letter of intent, a CV with a list of publications, complete contact information for three references, and a statement of teaching and research interests. The review of applications will begin October 1, 2014. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Expected appointment is Fall 2015.

The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering (CEGE) at the University of Minnesota is affiliated with the Roadway Safety Institute, Center for Transportation Studies, and St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, and its faculty are involved with several major research centers, including the Minnesota Traffic Observatory and the Multi-Axial Subassemblage Testing Laboratory. CEGE is one of twelve departments within the College of Science & Engineering, which offers outstanding opportunities for interdisciplinary research due to the unique combination of mathematics, science, and engineering in one college. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Job Opening: Director of Coordinated Research at CTS (UMN)

 CTS is looking for a new Director of Coordinated Research

The posting for the position is now available in the U of M’s system; applications will be reviewed beginning on February 19.

External link to the job posting:
employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=117867

 

Faculty Position in Transportation Engineering

Reposted from here.

The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Minnesota seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of transportation engineering. We are particularly interested in applicants with strong core fundamentals that allow them to easily move across disciplinary boundaries and become involved in department, university, and national interdisciplinary research opportunities. The position is expected to be at the rank of assistant professor, although exceptional candidates at all ranks will be considered.

We are seeking individuals with strong academic background and research potential in one or more of the following areas: traffic flow theory; traffic control and operations; transit operations and planning; transportation safety and security; modeling and simulation of transportation systems; intelligent transportation systems. Other areas of transportation engineering also will be considered.

Candidates will be expected to initiate and maintain a strong externally-funded research program. Teaching responsibilities will include existing undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as the opportunity to develop new courses in specialty areas. An earned doctorate is required at the time of the appointment.

Applications must be completed online at http://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=116093 for a tenure-track position or http://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=116095 for a tenured position. Include a letter of intent, a CV with a list of publications, complete contact information for three references, and a statement of teaching and research interests. The review of applications will begin December 15, 2013. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Expected appointment is Fall 2014.

The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Minnesota is affiliated with the Center for Transportation Studies and the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, and its faculty are involved with several major research centers, including the Minnesota Traffic Observatory and the Multi-Axial SubassemblageTesting Laboratory. Civil Engineering is one of twelve departments within the College of Science & Engineering, which offers outstanding opportunities for interdisciplinary research due to the unique combination of mathematics, science, and engineering in one college. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Please note, the previous ad for another pair of positions is still open:

The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Minnesota seeks applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in the areas of (1) physical-chemical processes related to environmental systems and (2) energy-environment implications of transportation.

More jobs ….

Assistant, Associate or Professors
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

  • Date PostedSep. 23, 2013
  • Job Title
    Assistant, Associate or Professors
  • Department
    College of Science and Engineering
  • Department Websitehttp://cse.umn.edu
  • Institution
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

    Minneapolis, MN

  • Application DeadlineOpen Until Filled
  • Position Start DateFall 2014
  • Job Categories
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
    Professor
  • Academic FieldsRobotics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Material/Metallurgy
    Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
    Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Human Factors Engineering/Ergonomics
    Ecological and Environmental
    Engineering Mechanics
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
    Agricultural
    Engineering – Other
 

Faculty Positions in Robotics, Sensors and Manufacturing
College of Science and Engineering
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

The University of Minnesota is pleased to announce an initiative on Robotics, Sensors and Manufacturing, funded by the State of Minnesota. The initiative will leverage strengths in research and education in these and related areas at the University and will expand collaborations with industry to respond to emerging opportunities. In support of the initiative, the College of Science and Engineering (CSE) invites applications for multiple tenure-track and tenured positions in a coordinated recruiting process with CSE academic departments in engineering, physical and computer sciences and mathematics and collaborating programs outside of CSE, in such application areas as health sciences, biology and agriculture.

Disciplinary areas of particular interest to this search include, but are not limited, to robotics and automation, control and dynamical systems, machine learning and intelligence, image processing and computer vision, neuroengineering, materials, devices and systems for novel sensing and actuation and digital manufacturing. Successful candidates are expected to have strong commitments to cross-disciplinary collaboration in research and teaching in both undergraduate and graduate levels. These candidates must actively support the goals of the initiative in impacting the University’s contributions to such applications as terrestrial and aerial robotics, industrial automation and manufacturing, surgical robotics and image-guided therapies, medical-assist and wearable robotic systems, environmental and agricultural robotics, cognition, human-machine and human augmentation systems. Candidates must hold PhDs at the time of appointment in areas appropriate for the initiative.

Please apply online via the University of Minnesota Employment System:

employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=114667

Applications should include cover letters referencing the Robotics, Sensors and Manufacturing faculty positions, detailed curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests and lists of three references with contact information (including email addresses). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Successful candidates will be appointed as early as Fall Semester 2014.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

 

  • EEO/AA Policy

    The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

     

Faculty opening at the University of Minnesota

Department of Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota

The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Minnesota seeks applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in the areas of (1) physical-chemical processes related to environmental systems and (2) energy-environment implications of transportation. We are particularly interested in applicants with strong core fundamentals that allow them to easily move across disciplinary boundaries and become involved in department, university, and national interdisciplinary research opportunities. The positions are expected to be at the rank of assistant professor, although exceptional candidates at other ranks will be considered.

We are seeking individuals with strong academic background and research potential in (1) environmental engineering and (2) transportation engineering. Some areas of particular interest for (1) include sensor development and deployment in the environment, environmental modeling, sustainability, and advanced water treatment systems. Some areas of particular interest for (2) include measurement and analysis of human-infrastructure interactions, design solutions for reducing transportation’s footprint, and traffic flow theory and modeling. Other areas of environmental engineering and transportation engineering also will be considered. Candidates will be expected to initiate and maintain a strong externally-funded research program. Teaching responsibilities will include existing undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as the opportunity to develop new courses in specialty areas. An earned doctorate is required at the time of the appointment.

Applications must be completed online at http://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=115012
for a tenure-track position or
http://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=115103
for a tenured position. Include a letter of intent, CV with a list of publications, complete contact information for three references, and statement of teaching and research interests. The review of applications will begin December 1, 2013. Applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled. Expected appointment is Fall 2014.

The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Minnesota is affiliated with St. Anthony Falls Laboratory and Center for Transportation Studies, and its faculty are involved with several major research centers, including BioTechnology Institute, Institute on the Environment, and EOLOS Wind Energy Research Consortium. Civil Engineering is one of twelve departments within the College of Science Engineering, which offers outstanding opportunity for interdisciplinary research due to the unique combination of mathematics, science, and engineering in one college. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Nexus Group Open Research Positions

If you are interested in a post-doc or RA position with the Nexus Group, we have several Open Research Positions.