Tenure -Track Assistant Professor, Transportation

Brooklyn, New York
Oct 13, 2021
Feb 14, 2022
Position Type
Faculty / Professor
Organization Type

Tenure -Track Assistant Professor, Transportation

New York University: NYU - NY: Tandon School of Engineering: Civil and Urban Engineering



Open Date

Oct 04, 2021


The Departments of Civil and Urban Engineering (CUE) and Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invite applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, to start on September 1, 2022. 

We are looking to hire in the area of Intelligent Transportation Systems and Control with a focus on theory and/or applications of “Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV)”. Some of the potential areas of interest include development of CAV based solutions addressing capability, adaptability, scalability, resiliency, safety, cyber security, and usability of Intelligent Transportation Systems and building automated and cooperative urban transportation systems that learn from real-world data while taking advantage of emerging communication technologies such as 5G. The successful candidate will be a member of C2SMART, a Tier 1 University Transportation Center (http://c2smart.engineering.nyu.edu/). The successful candidate will also be able to collaborate with other faculty in transportation and related fields at NYU Abu Dhabi and Shanghai, Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management, Center for Urban Science & Progress (CUSP), NYU Wireless, CATT, Center for Cyber Security, among others. The transportation program at Tandon is one of the oldest programs in the US with an extensive alumni network contributing to the advancement of the field throughout the world. 



The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering, or Electrical and/or Computer Engineering, or a closely related discipline. We seek individuals who have the potential to develop a research program with a strong record of scholarship and external funding, teaching and curricular innovation, leadership, and entrepreneurship. Given the emphasis of our transportation system’s focus on connected and autonomous vehicles in urban networks and the on-going joint work of faculty from the CUE and ECE departments, we envision a joint hire. 

Application Instructions

Please submit the following materials electronically:

  • Cover letter
  • Current CV
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • A statement of your experience with or knowledge of inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging efforts and your plans for incorporating them into your teaching, research, mentoring, and service.
  • Recent teaching evaluations (if available)
  • Contact information for three references.  

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. We encourage early applications. 

For any questions, please contact:  Search Committee Chair, Professor Kaan Ozbay, kaan.ozbay@nyu.edu.

About Us

New York University is one of the top private universities in the United States. NYU Tandon has  an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Our mission is to excel in research, teaching and entrepreneurship. We aim to inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century. We are committed to quality, integrity, and respect for each other. With NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education. We are deeply committed to teaching and learning.

NYU Tandon is committed to substantially increase the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups in STEM and we encourage candidates from such groups to apply. We aspire to create a climate where diversity and inclusion are not only appreciated but considered an asset for creativity and innovation, and we seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment. We take pride in our high numbers of female students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. Tandon belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches, and our faculty are supported by a range of services and programs provided by the NYU Office of Work Life.

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