The Urban Transportation Center (UTC) of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (CUPPA), University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications for the position of Research Assistant Professor. With approximately $335 million in research, UIC shares with 73 other public and 35 private US universities the classification as Research University/Very High Research Activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
The Urban Transportation Center is dedicated to conducting research and providing education and technical assistance on transportation planning, policy, operations and management. The Center is a campus-wide initiative with affiliated faculty and students from Engineering, Management, Economics, and Public Administration. The Center specializes in three core clusters of research: disadvantaged populations and human sustainability; Intelligent Transportation Systems; and public transit, highway and freight planning, operations and management. The Center is also a consortium member in three federally designated national University Transportation Centers for rail, transit and freight research. Our highly interdisciplinary center is composed of faculty, staff and research assistants with a funding level of approximately $2 million annually and growing. Please visit our web site at http://www.utc.uic.edu for additional information.
The Research Assistant Professor will lead funded research projects; develop research proposals and grants; write research proposals and reports; represent UTC in major conferences through publishable research work, and/or presentations at meetings; and work with, guide and advise students on research projects.
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