JOE - October 2012

Michigan Technological University
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Rail Transportation (Transportation Policy and/or Economics; or Multimodal Systems Analysis)
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Rail Transportation (Transportation Policy and/or Economics; or Multimodal Systems Analysis)
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Houghton, MI, USA
JEL Classification: R4 -- Transportation Systems
Keywords: rail transportation, transportation policy, transportation policy and/or economics, multimodal systems analysis
Deadline Date: 11/30/2012

JOE ID Number: 201210_397826

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Michigan Technological University is conducting a Strategic Faculty Hiring Initiative (SFHI) in Transportation. We invite applications for a tenure-track, faculty position in Transportation Policy and/or Economics, or Multimodal Systems Analysis (both with an emphasis in Rail Transportation). The SFHI positions are open in rank.

Applicants are expected to integrate their research with existing strengths in transportation at Michigan Tech, especially the Rail Transportation Program. The successful candidate will inspire and lead interdisciplinary collaboration amongst faculty with common interests in transportation, establish a nationally recognized research program, attract external funding, and extend their profile as a world-class scholar. Required qualifications include a PhD, prior success in obtaining external funding, demonstrated leadership skills, and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and graduate education. Experience in rail transportation is preferred. Applicants should specify their potential home department(s). The application review process will begin on September 30, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 30, 2012.
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Details on the hiring initiative (including required application materials and the submission process) are available at Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer/educational institution. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

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Paul Ward, Associate Professor
Chair, Strategic Faculty Hiring Initiative in Water
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton , MI USA 49931-1295

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