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Assistant Adjunct Professor - Transportation Engineering

Recruitment Period

Open date: December 9th, 2019

Last review date: Friday, Jan 10, 2020 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, Feb 28, 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 adjunct professor position in the area of smart transportation systems. This position is to support the department’s immediate teaching needs in transportation, and is in line with the department’s strategic plan in Smart Infrastructure and Smart Cities. Requirements include a doctoral degree in engineering or related field and demonstrated effectiveness at teaching both undergraduate and graduate levels, and a fundamental knowledge in transportation system modeling and optimization methods.

The successful candidate will have strong teaching and student mentoring capabilities, with classroom experiences and a solid record of scholarship in transportation. Expertise in the design, operation or management of transportation systems that contributes to creating a smart and sustainable urban system is required. Candidates should have experience in guiding students in emerging areas such as data science, sensing, control, and system methods to address new challenges in the transportation field is preferred. Research synergies across the broad field of transportation are highly desired as well as experience in independently mentoring graduate students and working with multi-disciplinary teams to develop and conduct innovative research in emerging areas of transportation and/or smart infrastructure.

Interested candidates should submit all materials via the web-based, online submission system at JPF03303. Required materials include a CV, a teaching statement, a statement of contributions to diversity and names and contact information of three references. Inquiries should be directed to:

Yueyue Fan, Search Committee Chair
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of California
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • 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)