Assistant/Associate Researcher in Transportation Technology

University of Florida Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

United States


The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Engineer in the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment in the area of Transportation Technology.

The incumbent will work at the Technology Transfer (T2) Center, which is a part of the University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI) in the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment (ESSIE). They will work collaboratively with University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI) faculty, staff and students to develop and submit proposals and implement grants in the field of traffic operations, highway safety, and emerging technologies. They will conduct independent research, analysis and design as needed and assist with the T2 Center’s technology transfer efforts with research dissemination using traditional as well as novel approaches. This position will assist the T2 Center Director with strategic planning, identifying and prioritizing research needs, and liaising with potential partners and stakeholders. Candidates will need to demonstrate their ability in proposal writing, research publications, and a strong background in teaching courses and presenting their research in seminars and conferences to transportation professionals. Expertise in the areas of application of analytical methods for transportation safety in rural areas and experience in working with small and rural agencies on safety planning is desired.


Ph.D. and 2-years research experience related to highway safety and traffic operations

Application Instructions

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to receive applications until the position is filled. You must apply by submitting an application through Interfolio via  (Job 59975). The application consists of attached PDF files of the following required documents: 1. Cover letter (summary and introduction; relate to hiring emphasis areas) 2. Curriculum vitae.  3. Names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references. The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. The anticipated start date for this position is Fall 2020.  For additional questions, contact Dr. Siva Srinivasan at or Dr. Nithin Agarwal at:

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

The University of Florida is currently ranked as one of the top-10 best public universities, according to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is currently implementing a major expansion of faculty and state-of-the-art research and education facilities. The College will reach 300 faculty members in the near future. For more information about these initiatives, please visit

The University of Florida and HWCOE counts among its greatest strengths — and a major component of its excellence – that it values broad diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and creates a robust, inclusive and welcoming climate for learning, research and other work. UF is committed to equal educational and employment opportunity and access and seeks individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders and other attributes who, among their many exceptional qualifications, have a record of including a broad diversity of individuals in work and learning activities. The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida’s ‘Government in the Sunshine’ and Public Records Laws. Search committee meetings and interviews will be open to the public, and applications, resumes, and many other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

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