Assistant or Associate Professor – Geosensing Systems Engineering


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    : The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Houston invites applications for one full-time tenure-track faculty position in the Geosensing Systems Engineering & Sciences (GSES) program. Candidates with multi-disciplinary interests are invited to apply at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.

    While the appointment is anticipated at the assistant professor level, a higher rank will be considered based on the qualifications of the applicant. The successful applicant will be a part of a team of faculty members and research scientists to develop graduate courses and secure externally funded research grants to support the multi-disciplinary graduate research program in GSES. The program maintains a state-of-the-art facility and is associated with the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) funded by NSF.

    The anticipated start date of this appointment is September 1, 2020. Applications received before December 1, 2019 will receive priority consideration; application review will continue until position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter, complete contact information for three professional references, curriculum vitae, and statement discussing the candidate’s (1) teaching interests, (2) research plans and (3) professional goals

    The University of Houston is located in a park-like campus a few minutes from downtown Houston with over 37,000 undergraduate students and 8,000 graduate students. The CEE department currently has 20 tenured or tenure-track faculty members with over 260 undergraduates, and over 130 graduate students. Houston is the fourth largest city in the U.S. with over 6.6 million in population in the greater Houston area. It is the “energy capital of the world” and houses the largest medical center in the world. The greater Houston area offers state-of-the-art recreational facilities, world-class arts and cultural activities, excellent schools, and affordable housing.

    The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

    The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the U.S.,

    seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

    The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution.  Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



    The applicant must have an earned Ph.D. in geomatics, geodetic science and/or a related field of civil/environmental/aerospace/mechanical engineering with some working knowledge and expertise in one or more of the following: synthetic aperture radar, satellite geodesy, GNSS, lidar, hyper-spectral imaging, photogrammetry and machine vision, signal processing or optics and remote sensing instrument design and development. 

      Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check. Should your listed references be contacted, they will be asked to submit a letter of reference via email attachment.  

    Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Teaching Philosophy or Statement, Research Statement

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