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Assistant Project Scientist - Pavement Engineering

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 25th, 2019
Last review date: Monday, Nov 25, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Friday, Jan 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Davis invites applications for an Assistant Project Scientist in the area of Pavement Engineering.

Basic qualifications include a PhD in civil or geotechnical engineering or a related field, and experience with environmental life cycle assessment (LCA) or pavement and transportation related activities. Demonstrated ability to conduct and lead pavement-related laboratory and field experiments. Demonstrated experience with the use of LCA models and software. A demonstrated ability to quickly turn research results into technical reports and peer-reviewed publications.

Experience with communicating with a diverse set of stakeholders.
Preferred qualifications: experience working with and mentoring graduate students and field technicians.

Salary and appointment level are commensurate with experience.
UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) are strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis -- indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: 0 0 376/Disc Harass AffirmAction. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting college.
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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)