Assistant Professor, CET Dept of Civil Engineering Tech & Environmental Mgmt

Requisition Number: 6209BR

School/Department: CET Dept of Civil Engineering Tech & Environmental Mgmt.

College : College of Engineering Technology

Faculty Rank : Assistant Professor
Tenure Status: Tenure-Track

Anticipated Start Date: August 2022

View the complete job description online. Tenure Track Faculty | Rochester Institute of Technology


The Department of Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Management and Safety (CETEMS) Departments | College of Engineering Technology | RIT in Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT) College of Engineering Technology (CET) is seeking applications for a full-time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position. Candidates for this position will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels, develop and execute an externally funded research program, and publish in appropriate peer reviewed journals and conferences. Responsibilities will include teaching, research and service. Teaching includes course and laboratory development and delivery via classroom, online and blended formats. Research is expected in a well-defined area of focus that enhances and compliments the department’s strategic foci and includes securing external funding and dissemination in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. Service will include contributions to the operation of the department, college and university, and maintaining a clear professional development agenda that supports the faculty member and department’s growth.

This tenure-track, Assistant Professor Position begins August 15, 2022. A Ph.D. in civil engineering, transportation planning, geomatics, computer science, or a related field is required.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. We are seeking individuals who are committed to RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.


The Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Management & Safety department has 13 full-time faculty and more than 20 adjunct faculty. With over 350 students, the department continues to grow, offering two Bachelor of Science programs through its on-campus format, two Master of Science programs taught principally in an on-line format, and a BS/MS program. Each program uses project-based education to prepare students in their field of study and has a required co-operative industrial experience. RIT and the department have a strong career focus in their programs and thus have an outstanding record of successfully preparing students for industry. Read more at Departments | College of Engineering Technology | RIT
The department is housed in the College of Engineering Technology (CET), one of RIT’s nine colleges, which enrolls approximately 12% percent of the university’s students. CET prides itself on its constant evolution, innovation, and global outreach via online learning, corporate education, and international programs. CET is known throughout the RIT, national, and international communities as an excellent choice for an education that embraces the integration of “hands-on learning” and application based instruction grounded in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects.


Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at


  • PhD required in civil engineering, transportation planning, geomatics, computer science, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in one or more areas of smart city, transportation planning, geomatics, remote sensing and photogrammetry, infrastructure resilience and disaster emergency management, structural health monitoring and nondestructive testing, machine learning and artificial intelligence, computer vision and image processing, autonomous vehicles, geographical information system, building information modeling, operations research, logistics, or related areas
  • Approximately 5 years practical experience
  • Demonstrated high quality teaching and/or training experience and ability to deliver instruction across a variety of civil engineering technology subject areas at both the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Demonstrated relevant U.S. research experience or demonstrated ability and interest in conducting research
  • Evidence of scholarly activity in the field of civil engineering technology and related areas
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural and gender diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.


Apply online at Job Search Welcome | Rochester Institute of Technology search openings, then Keyword Search 6209BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to