[GilbertClub] Geospatial Sciences Faculty Position in Civil and Env. Eng. at University of Washington

Hello all, 

I want to bring to your attention this faculty job in Geospatial Sciences Position in Civil and Env. Eng. at University of Washington. UW is a great place, and this hire should have the opportunity for lots of connections with the Earth & Space Sciences Department, Quaternary Research Center, Applied Physics Lab, and many other groups on campus.  Many Gilbertians would be perfect for the position. They especially invite women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.  – Kate Huntington, UW Earth & Space Sciences


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

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://ift.tt/2d9TfqO).
All positions are contingent on the availability of funding. All
University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and

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@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


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