Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering (Transportation)

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Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Engineering

Position: Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering (Transportation) 
Effective Date: August 17, 2023 (Fall Semester) 
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience 
Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin January 20, 2023. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled).

College of Engineering 
Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management

Required Qualifications:       

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Transportation Engineering or closely related field. Degree at time of application or official notification by August 1, 2023.
  • Demonstrated potential for action contributing to the success of a diverse student population
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at the college level 
  • Demonstrated potential for successful research, scholarly and creative activities

Preferred Qualifications:                  

  • At least two years of effective teaching experience in undergraduate and/or graduate level courses in in Civil Engineering and/or Transportation or other related fields
  • Record of successful development of a research program
  • Demonstrated expertise in the sustainability/environmental aspects of the transportation engineering, including, but not limited to: zero-emission/alternatively-powered mobility technologies, climate change adaptation, and policy implications
  • Demonstrated action on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion across teaching, scholarship, and service
  • Experience in curriculum development 
  • Experience in student advising and supervision
  • Research or professional experience in Civil Engineering and/or Transportation Engineering
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) or the potential for registration
  • Experience of successfully working with populations demographically and socioeconomically similar to the CSULB student body


  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Civil Engineering and/or Transportation Engineering [Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.]
  • Contribute to diversity and equity in education through scholarship, teaching, and/or service
  • Advise and mentor students from diverse backgrounds
  • Develop and update curriculum including new and existing courses related to the area of expertise
  • Maintain and engage in research, scholarly and creative activities related to the area of expertise leading to publications and presentations
  • Organize and supervise research facilities
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:

How to Apply - Required Documentation:                          

  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit:
  • Detailed letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV
  • Names and contact information of three references (to be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the finalist stage)
  • Teaching Statement (maximum one page, single-spaced)
  • Research Statement (maximum one page, single-spaced)
  • Proof of registration as a Professional Engineer (PE), if applicable
  • Finalists should be prepared to submit an official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

How to Apply: Click Apply Now icon to complete the CSULB online application

Requests for information should be addressed to:

Lisa M. Star, Ph.D. P.E.
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840

(562) 985-5118 or E-Mail:


A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

CSU Vaccination Policy
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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