Job posting number: #7089635
Posted: November 23, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJOB SUMMARY:
As part of a strategic hiring initiative, the College of Engineering is investing in hiring future leaders in the areas of robotics and automation, energy systems, and advanced materials and design. With this posting, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (https://www.engr.wisc.edu/department/civil-environmental-engineering/) is searching for a tenure-track faculty member with expertise in automated transportation systems. We would welcome a spectrum of expertise including: (1) sensors for connected and automated vehicles, and smart and automated transportation infrastructure, and their integration for smart cities; (2) understanding how automated vehicles interact with roadway infrastructure and other road users; (3) understanding the impacts of these emerging technologies on travel behavior, transportation network behavior, efficiency and safety, goods movement, and the environment; and (4) harnessing these technologies to develop innovative transportation solutions, including transportation demand and supply management and new mobility options. We particularly welcome expertise that is complementary and synergistic to domestic and international activities that CEE faculty have established.
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PhD or other terminal degree n Civil Engineering or closely related field, or a degree at least one level above the level of instruction, or otherwise approved as qualified by the Dean
Strong academic record and potential for creative research, and a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate instruction. Prefer applicants with postdoc or other postgraduate research experience in the areas related to automated transportation systems. Demonstrated excellence in research and teaching.
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