Oregon Tech Tenure Track Transportation Asst. Professor Opening

Oregon Tech Tenure Track Transportation Asst. Professor Opening

Department: Civil Engineering
Work Location: Klamath Falls
Position Summary:
The Civil Engineering Department at Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) invites
applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a background in transportation
engineering. The Department is looking for a faculty member that can contribute to and enhance
the Department’s undergraduate programs in transportation engineering, as well as complement
and expand the scope of our research and graduate strength. Expertise in areas
complementary to the existing faculty is sought and can include interests across the
transportation spectrum – from geo/pavements to traffic operations and modeling.
The start date is September 2022. The successful candidate will be expected to teach
approximately three transportation and/or fundamental civil engineering courses per term from
freshman through graduate level. Job duties are primarily instructional, so a focus on highquality instruction is important. Civil faculty are also expected to maintain high-quality
professional development and service to the profession which includes, but is not limited to,
externally funded collaborative research.
Oregon Tech’s Civil Engineering Department is committed to inclusive thought and action in
support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all
those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are
strongly encouraged to apply.
Additional Requirements:
 An earned doctoral degree in civil engineering or a closely related field
Preferred Summary:
 Prior industry or teaching experience
 Eligible for licensure as a professional engineer
 Demonstrated experience writing proposals for and securing research grants and
Department Summary:
The Civil Engineering Department offers both BS and MS degrees. We maintain modern labs
that support geotechnical, transportation, structural, and water resources education and
research. Hands-on learning is a hallmark of an Oregon Tech education and the newly
renovated civil labs allow for exploration using state-of-the-art equipment. Oregon Tech is a
founding member of the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC), a sixcampus National University Transportation Center funded by the US Department of
Transportation. Our faculty are eligible to be NITC principal investigators and regularly earn transportation research, education, and student support grants. Faculty instruction is well
supported with discipline-specific software, an excellent IT department, a dedicated civil lab
technician, and Canvas as the learning management system. Our civil engineering student body
of 120 students is curious and enthusiastic in the classroom and looks forward to your engaging

Application Screening Begins: 1/13/2022
Special Instructions to Applicant:
Initial review of applications will begin on January 13, 2021. Applications will continue to be
accepted after the initial review date until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the
position is filled. Therefore, at the discretion of the University, materials received after the initial
review date may not receive full consideration.
To apply, upload the following elements to your application:
1. A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for
the position
2. Transcripts (Unofficial)
3. A curriculum vitae
4. Teaching Philosophy
5. Statement of Research Interests
For additional information, please contact:
Ashton Greer, Search Committee Chair at ashton.greer@oit.edu
Background/Pre-Employment Check:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s
receipt of a satisfactory background check, motor vehicle check, physical abilities check, and/or
any other conditions of employment contained in the vacancy announcement.

AA/EEO Statement:
Oregon Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. The University
does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to
hiring, or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of age, color, disability, marital
status, national origin, race, religion or creed, sex or gender, gender identity or gender
expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis in law.
Oregon Tech is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services,
programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request
disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Human Resource at
541-885-1028 or oithr@oit.edu.

About Oregon Tech:
Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) is a public university based in Klamath Falls and
with a presence throughout the Pacific Northwest. We have over 5,300 students We’re also
Oregon’s only polytechnic university, meaning we emphasize technical subjects and applied
sciences. But our distinction doesn’t stop there. Through our nearly 50 bachelor’s and advanced

degree programs, the university offers a rigorous, experiential education that allows students to
pursue their passions and professional opportunities in internships, externships and field
About Klamath Falls:
Klamath Falls is a small urban area with a population of nearly 50,000. Klamath Falls is a
destination for on-the-map attractions and off-the-grid discoveries. Here you’ll enjoy crisp clean
air, brilliant blue waters, wide open spaces, breathtaking mountain views, and an abundance of
rivers and lakes along with numerous protected wildlife areas, and over 300 days of sunshine
Oregon Institute of Technology
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