[unav_all] Tenure-track Geospatial Sciences Position at the University of Washington

Jessica Lundquist jdlund at u.washington.edu
Fri Nov 18 11:29:21 MST 2016

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

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 
<http://www.engr.washington.edu/advance>). 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 
search at ce.washington.edu <mailto:search at ce.washington.edu>.

Job Ad posted here: 

Application review will begin November 30th.

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
jdlund at u.washington.edu


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