Position Openings

McTrans Director Opening

Oversee the maintaining, enhancing, and marketing of the Highway Capacity Software.  This includes but is not limited to:  keeping the software current with the Highway Capacity Manual updates; exploring enhancements to software architecture and user interface to improve speed and functionality; exploring integration with other software tools/manuals.

The Director will be actively involved with the I-STREET initiative and identify opportunities for analytics and software research and development.  The Director will facilitate the use of current software products for I-STREET research as well as develop databases and analytics platforms to support I-STREET projects.  This position will also develop new software products/apps as outcomes of the I-STREET projects.

Work with UFTI faculty and staff to develop transportation related educational software.  The Director will develop software products that can be used to teach basic transportation engineering concepts in traffic operations, demand forecasting, etc. to UF students.  This position will also develop software products that can be used to teach emerging transportation concepts to students and professionals.

Supervise the staff at McTrans.  The Director will set performance standards and accountability for all staff and direct the efforts of the staff in accordance with HWCOE and University of Florida Human Resources policies and procedures.  This position is expected to and responsible for maintaining an inclusive working environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.

Participate in the activities of professional developments such as TRB, ASCE, ASEE, and IEEE.

This position will coordinate with the T2 center on Tech-Transfer activities.

The Director of McTrans is responsible for the overall budget of the McTrans center.  She or he will oversee the expenditures and resources to ensure that the contractual requirements of the various projects are met as well as identify new revenue streams and/or financial models.  This position will formulate and administer the annual operating budget and with appropriate approval may procure agreements for materials and services.

Assistant, Associate, Full Professor Transportation Engineering

University of Florida
Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and the Environment

The Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment (ESSIE) in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (HWCOE) at the University of Florida is soliciting applications for a tenure-track faculty position that may be at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in its Transportation Program. The anticipated start date August 2018.

We seek individuals who conduct innovative research in the analysis, design, regulation, control and management of emerging, innovative mobility services towards achieving sustainability, safety, security and economic efficiency. Expertise is specifically sought on operations and control of intelligent transportation systems that leverage artificial intelligence; advanced vehicular, sensing and communications technologies; the integration of mega data streams into modeling and simulation of interdependent urban systems; the investigation of behavioral changes and the interactions between human factors and technology using emerging methods such as gaming and virtual reality simulations to address social issues, such as privacy, ethics, equity, safety, and public health; innovative policies and strategies for transportation electrification; integrated planning and operations of transportation networks, smart grids and other infrastructure systems, and resilient mobility services to support resilient coastal communities. The faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses as part of the Civil and Coastal Engineering curricula; initiate sponsored research programs, recruit and supervise graduate students, and engage in service activities.

This position will provide excellent opportunities for collaboration with other faculty and researchers in the Transportation Program, and those affiliated with the University of Florida Transportation Institute (http://test.transportation.institute.ufl.edu/).

Applicants must possess a PhD in a related field by August, 2018. Dedication to excellence in research, teaching, and service, and evidence of scholarly achievements are required. Applications must be completed online at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/495161/astasofull-prof. Applicants must include a letter of intent, a detailed resume, a statement of teaching and research interests, copies of no more than two publications or manuscripts, and the names and contact information for three references. The review of applications will begin December 15, 2017. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Questions about this position may be directed to Dr. Scott Washburn, Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida, 365 Weil Hall, P.O. Box 116580, Gainesville, FL 32611-6580.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The “government in the sunshine” laws of Florida require that all documents relating to the search process, including letters of application/nomination and reference, be available for public inspection. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2HRS or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).