Open tenured/tenure track faculty position in Autonomous Systems at Texas A&M Civil & Environmental Engineering

Position Description

The Zachry Civil & Environmental Engineering Department of the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University is seeking applications for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position with a 9-month academic appointment, beginning fall of 2022. Applicants will be considered at the assistant professor, associate professor and professor level for a position in civil & environmental engineering with a focus on automation, autonomous systems, and/or data sciences in civil infrastructure systems and processes. The successful candidate should demonstrate strong, fundamental knowledge and the ability to apply experimental, analytical, data-science, artificial intelligence, control, or modeling methods. We are particularly interested in candidates that are capable of contributing to interdisciplinary teams focused on automation in transportation systems and networks, connected and automated vehicles, automation in construction, data analytics, smart city technologies, autonomous service delivery, and integrated urban design.

Candidates applying at the assistant professor rank should demonstrate rigorous training in a core area of civil engineering, data science, or automation, and strong potential to affect the field through original scholarship, excellent teaching and student mentoring, and service to the university and profession.  Applicants at the associate professor rank must have an established research record demonstrating the ability to advance engineering through the application of fundamental knowledge, evidence of excellence in teaching and student mentoring, and should demonstrate the potential to become a leader in their field. Applicants at the full professor rank must be a leader in their field with an international reputation for research, teaching, and service.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate level; advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate research students; develop an independent, externally funded research program; participate in all aspects of the department’s activities; and serve the profession. Strong written and verbal communication skills are expected. Applicants are invited to consult the department website to review our academic and research programs, including the vision and mission of the Department and the College of Engineering.

Department InfoThe Zachry Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Texas A&M is proud to be among the top civil and environmental engineering programs in the country, ranked 8th in undergraduate programs and 9th in graduate programs at public institutions. Texas A&M civil engineering graduates are highly recruited and widely regarded as among the most work-ready young engineers in the country. The department currently has 54 tenured and tenure-track faculty and 17 academic professional track faculty members. Our student population is comprised of 725 undergraduate students (sophomore to senior level) and close to 500 graduate students. For more information on the department, please visit


Applicants must have an earned doctoral degree in civil engineering, or a closely related engineering or science discipline at the time of the appointment.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, diversity statement and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at Full consideration will be given to applications received by January 31, 2022. Applications received after that date may be considered until position(s) are filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin fall 2022.

Job Contact: Anna Kjolen,

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