Assistant Professor – Geosensing Systems Engineering – (FAC001609)

May 3, 2021

first_imgThe Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at theUniversity of Houston invites applications for one full-timetenure-track faculty position in the Geosensing Systems Engineering& Sciences (GSES) program. Candidates with multi-disciplinaryinterests are invited to apply at the Assistant Professorrank.The University of Houston is located in a park-like campus a fewminutes from downtown Houston with over 37,000 undergraduatestudents and 9,000 graduate students. The CEE department currentlyhas 21 tenured or tenure-track faculty members with over 340undergraduates, and over 125 graduate students. Houston is thefourth largest city in the U.S. with over 6.8 million in populationin the greater Houston area. It is the “energy capital of theworld” and houses the largest medical center in the world. Thegreater Houston area offers state-of-the-art recreationalfacilities, world-class arts and cultural activities, excellentschools, and affordable housing. The University of Houston, withone of the most diverse student bodies in the U.S., seeks torecruit and retain a diverse community of scholars.The start date for this appointment is September 1, 2021.Applications received before December 15, 2020 will be givenpriority and the review will continue until the position isfilled.The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual careercouples.The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversitywithin its community. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons withdisabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the Universityprohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexualorientation, gender identity or gender expression.Qualifications :The applicant must have an earned Ph.D. in geomatics, geodeticscience and/or a related field ofcivil/environmental/aerospace/mechanical engineering with someworking knowledge and expertise in one or more of the following:machine learning and artificial intelligence, synthetic apertureradar, satellite geodesy, GNSS, lidar, hyper-spectral imaging,photogrammetry and machine vision, signal processing or optics andremote sensing instrument design and development.The successful applicant will be a part of a team of facultymembers and research scientists to develop graduate courses andsecure externally funded research grants to support themulti-disciplinary graduate research program in GSES. The programmaintains a state-of-the-art facility and is associated with theNational Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) funded byNSF.Notes to Applicant: Offical transcripts are required for afaculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of thefinal candidate. All positions at the University of Houston aresecurity sensitive and will require a criminal history check.last_img

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