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CUNY Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Civil Engineering (Tenure-track) in New York, New York

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Civil Engineering (Tenure-track)

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City College of New York

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The Department of Civil Engineering at The City College of New York (CCNY) of The City University of New York (CUNY) is seeking a tenure-track faculty member with expertise in transportation engineering. The search is open rank and candidates at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels will be considered. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or a closely related field, develop an externally-funded research program that complements existing departmental and college expertise, be capable of and passionate about teaching fundamental undergraduate courses and advanced graduate courses, contribute to the department’s vitality through professional and departmental service, and be eligible and willing to obtain a PE license.

Specific areas of research interest include sustainable, equitable, and resilient transportation infrastructure planning, design, and operations; advanced technology applications for transportation; and new multi-scale modeling and system management approaches that leverage emerging data streams. Candidates with potential to develop interdisciplinary research and educational programs with partners in other GSOE, CCNY, and CUNY divisions are preferred. Examples of relevant areas for collaboration include artificial intelligence and computer vision applications to transportation; remote sensing and advanced geospatial analysis; transportation-energy system interdependencies; public health and community impacts of transportation and infrastructure; and urban and sustainability design. CUNY is the largest urban public university system in the United States. CCNY is a flagship campus of CUNY and a minority serving institution. The Grove School of Engineering (GSOE) at CCNY is the only public school in New York City offering bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD engineering degrees; it is also nationally ranked among the top 10% of US engineering institutions by virtue of the magnitude of its externally-funded research.

The CCNY Department of Civil Engineering aims to provide visionary leadership in reimagining and modernizing the aging infrastructure systems of coastal urban mega-cities. The department also seeks to continue in its historic legacy to attract and provide a rigorous education to a talented future civil engineering workforce who will bring a diversity of perspectives to addressing New York City’s urban infrastructure challenges. The department has 19 full-time faculty members with expertise in transportation, environmental engineering, structural engineering and mechanics, and water resources; who actively engage in research with international, national, regional, and local agencies as well as private entities to address complex infrastructure demands and challenges both locally and globally. The department houses several CCNY centers and CUNY institutes including the CUNY Remote Sensing Earth System Institute, the CUNY Environmental Crossroads Initiative, the CUNY Institute for Urban Systems, the CUNY Institute for Transportation Systems, and the University Transportation Research Center.



A PhD in civil engineering or a closely related field.Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


Knowledge and/or expertise in sustainable, equitable, and resilient transportation infrastructure planning, design, and operations; advanced technology applications for transportation; and new multi-scale modeling and system management approaches that leverage emerging data streams.

Experience teaching in higher education, and a history of professional practice, are preferred


Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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(1) Cover letter

(2) Statement of teaching philosophy that details the candidate’s overall approach to

teaching and expected methods for integrating experience and novel teaching practices

into the classroom at a public minority-serving institution

(3) Research statement that addresses the candidate’s key contributions in research so far

and short- and long-term plans for conducting independent and collaborative research at


(4) Curriculum Vitae

(5) Names and contact information for three professional references.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Beth Wittig, Chair, Department of Civil Engineering at


Open until filled with review of applications to start on November 15, 2022.


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