Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering
College of Engineering
University of Canterbury
Christchurch, New Zealand
We are seeking exceptional candidates to contribute to the development of our teaching and research programmes in Transportation engineering.
What You Will Do
Applications are invited for two continuing (i.e. permanent and tenured) positions in the Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering at Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant, Associate Professor in the US System). The level of appointment will depend on the successful candidate's relevant experience.
Your research will complement the present research activities of the Department's Transportation Engineering Group in the area of (but not limited to) Urban Public Transport Operations, Urban Traffic Network Optimisation, Multi-Modal Traffic Modelling, Smart Cities, Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and application of AI in Transportation Engineering Systems. You will contribute to teaching in traditional core undergraduate courses (Transport and Geometric Design; Traffic Engineering) and development of new courses at the postgraduate level. You will also be encouraged to develop a strong, externally-funded research programme as well as be expected to collaborate with other academics in the Department's teaching and research activities. The appointee will also be expected to develop links with and contribute to the wider engineering profession at local, national and international levels.
Who You Are
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Transportation Engineering or Civil Engineering (or a closely aligned discipline), and have a demonstrated record of published research in internationally recognized journals of the highest quality. The successful candidate(s) will have a commitment to excellence in teaching of core courses in Transportation and Traffic Engineering at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, delivering effective teaching methods that enable a wide range of learners to succeed. The appointee(s) will also demonstrate a background in supervising final year undergraduate projects, Masters and Ph.D. students, an ability in collaborating with others in the University, and interest in contributing to Departmental, College, and University activities.
Who You Will Work With
The role of the Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering (CNRE) is to remain at the forefront of research and technology and preserve our strong international reputation for high quality teaching.
We aim to constantly develop our alumni and industry partnerships, to provide students with the highest level of training, and to expand the scope of our research expertise by attracting and retaining highly-skilled academic and support staff.
Civil and Natural Resources at UC is rated in the top 1 per cent of civil engineering schools in the world. A qualification from us is recognised globally, will open doors to employment on projects all over the world and has an international reputation that is the envy of other universities.
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The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of "People Prepared to Make a Difference". You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.
For information about the range of fantastic benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus
The University of Canterbury is an Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) employer and we encourage diversity in our staffing profile. The University of Canterbury actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi - Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 2nd February 2020 (Midnight, NZ time)
Applications for this position must be submitted online through our careers website, and should include:
Unfortunately we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process. Please forward these to WorkatUC@canterbury.ac.nz
For further information specifically about the role, please contact Dr. Mehdi Keyvan-Ekbatani, email@example.comContinue reading
|Title||Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Transportation Engineering|
|Employer||University of Canterbury|
|Job location||20 Kirkwood Ave, 8041 Ilam|
|Published||December 10, 2019|
|Application deadline||February 2, 2020|
|Job types||Lecturer / Senior Lecturer  |
|Fields||Industrial Design,   Transportation Engineering,   Civil Engineering,   Urban Studies,   Industrial Engineering,   Engineering Education  |