Geospatial Sciences Position in Civil and Env. Eng. at University of Washington

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Geospatial Sciences Position in Civil and Env. Eng. at University of Washington

Jessica D. Lundquist
The University of Washington seeks candidates for an assistant or
associate professor position with research expertise applying modern
geospatial science techniques (e.g., InSAR, LiDAR, Structure from
Motion, GIS, remote sensing, photogrammetry, and advanced image
processing) to Civil Engineering problems (natural hazards engineering,
water resources, urban infrastructure, geotechnical engineering, coastal
engineering, and transportation engineering).

Candidates are expected to make use of the NHERI RAPID facility at the
UW, an NSF supported shared use equipment site that houses
state-of-the-art equipment for natural disaster reconnaissance including
many geomatics tools. The successful candidate would be expected to
collaborate with active researchers across the range of UW Civil
Engineering, as well as in other departments across the university
(e.g., Earth and Space Sciences, Computer Science and Engineering, the
School of Environmental and Forestry Sciences, Aeronautics and
Astronautics and the Applied Physics Laboratory). Numerous opportunities
exist for fruitful collaborations in natural hazards, water resources,
transportation, image processing, and Big Data, among many others.

Candidates at the rank of Assistant Professor are strongly encouraged,
but those with an established reputation as a leader in their field will
also be considered at the rank of Associate Professor. A PhD, or foreign
equivalent, in civil or environmental engineering, or a related
discipline is required.The University of Washington is building a
culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from
women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.
The University of Washington is the recipient of a 2006 Alfred P. Sloan
Award for Faculty Career Flexibility and a 2001 National Science
Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the
advancement of women faculty in science, engineering, and math (see All positions are contingent on the
availability of funding. All University of Washington faculty engage in
teaching, research and service.

Application Instructions

Applications should include (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae,
(3) a one‐page description of the candidate’s vision for research
activities, (4) a one‐page description of the candidate’s vision for
teaching, and (5) a list of at least three references. Applications must
be submitted at:
Questions regarding the application process may be directed to
[hidden email].

Job Ad posted here:

Jessica Lundquist
Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Sylvester Associate Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Washington
Wilcox 165  Box 352700
Seattle, WA 98195-2700

phone: 206-685-7594
fax: 206-685-3836
[hidden email]

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