The College of Engineering at Utah State University invites applications for the following positions:
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The ASPIRE Center, headquartered at Utah State University, has an immediate opening for a Director of Electrified Transportation Planning. This high visibility position will play a key role in developing and executing a unified transportation electrification plan for Utah with expansion to additional states and regions in the coming years. Success will come through leadership and coordination among state, transit and planning agencies, and active engagement with industry, nonprofits, and communities across the state. The Director will lead the efforts of a targeted team of experts at ASPIRE in electrified transportation planning and stakeholder engagement, and will draw innovation into the planning process from more than 300 faculty and students across 10 university partners in ASPIRE. The position can be a remote or in-person based out of USU offices in the greater Salt Lake City area, but the Director must live in the State of Utah. The position requires meetings with partners in the greater Salt Lake City area and occasional visits to Logan, Utah, and travel to stakeholders throughout Utah.
The ASPIRE Center, headquartered at Utah State University, has an immediate opening for a Senior Transportation Engineer and Modeler (Research Engineer Principal). They will be responsible for leading transportation-related research projects, modeling and simulation activities, and contributing to the development of electrified and personalized transportation solutions. This role offers a unique opportunity to work on cutting-edge transportation innovations that will shape the future of the field. The role will have an initial emphasis on the State of Utah and its Electrified Transportation Initiative, with additional support for programs across the ASPIRE Center. The position will involve working in partnership with many of the more than 60 industry partners and stakeholders in the Center and the State such as UDOT, WFRC, UTA, PACCAR/Kenworth, Stadler Rail, UPS, Cummins, etc.
The ASPIRE Center, headquartered at Utah State University, has an immediate opening for a Director of Marketing and Communications (Marketer SR). The Director will play a pivotal role in strengthening and expanding the ASPIRE brand and shaping how stakeholders and the public engage in the vision of an electrified future in transportation. The Director will be responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive public relations and marketing strategies that foster awareness, engagement, ongoing stakeholder relationships, and support for ASPIRE's vision. The role will have an initial emphasis on the State of Utah and its Electrified Transportation Initiative, with additional support across the ASPIRE Center.
The ASPIRE Center, headquartered at Utah State University, has an immediate opening for a Grants & Programs Specialist (Grant Writer III). The Grants & Programs Specialist is a dynamic and highly organized individual who will manage proposal development, research program reporting, and related team building and convening with stakeholders, partners, and ASPIRE participants. The Specialist will support proposals and programs both within ASPIRE and with key stakeholders in Utah to raise federal funding in support of the State's unified transportation electrification plan. This role will be responsible to create and maintain positive relationships with funding providers and other stakeholders.
The ASPIRE Center, headquartered at Utah State University, is seeking a highly creative and motivated Graphic Designer (Graphic Designer SR) to join our dynamic team. As a Graphic Designer, you will play a vital role in visually communicating our research, innovation, and impact to a diverse audience. You will be responsible for creating visually compelling and engaging design materials that effectively convey the ASPIRE mission and research activities, including the State of Utah's Electrified Transportation Initiative.
The ASPIRE center, headquartered at Utah State University, is seeking a talented Technical Writer to join our dynamic team. This role will play a vital part in facilitating effective communication within our Engineering Research Center as well as the State of Utah's Electrified Transportation Initiative, bridging the gap between complex technical research and external stakeholders. The Technical Writer will be responsible for creating, editing, and maintaining documentation that conveys the scientific and engineering research findings, technologies, and achievements of ASPIRE to a wide range of audiences. These include documents for proposals, project reports, public relations and marketing, community engagement, and annual reports to NSF and the State of Utah. This position is an excellent opportunity for an experienced writer who is passionate about science and engineering and thrives in a collaborative, interdisciplinary research environment.
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The College of Engineering Dean's Office is seeking a professional and highly-motivated full-time Business Assistant III with knowledge and related experience to coordinate business functions for the college. The successful candidate will initiate, complete, and facilitate scholarship and tuition waiver application, as well as financial, personnel, travel, and other functions as assigned. This position will report to the Financial Officer for the College of Engineering, but work closely with the other business services team members and other staff throughout the college.
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Utah State University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) invites applications to fill a tenure track faculty position in structural engineering, with an emphasis on earthquake engineering. It is expected that this position will be filled at the Assistant or Associate Professor level; however, outstanding candidates will be considered at all levels. Applicants should have expertise in one or more of the following areas related to structural earthquake engineering: large-scale experimental testing, hybrid simulation, high performance computing, numerical modeling, performance-based earthquake engineering, community resilience, seismic assessment of complex infrastructure systems under compound earthquake and climatic hazards, probabilistic seismic hazard analyses and loss modeling, seismic retrofitting and rehabilitation, non-destructive evaluation, and soil-structure interaction. Professional registration and prior academic or practical experience are also desirable.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) in the College of Engineering at Utah State University (USU) is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment. We warmly invite applications from candidates of all backgrounds for our tenure-track (or tenured) faculty position(s) in Transportation Engineering. It is expected that one or two position will be filled at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor levels; however, outstanding candidates at the Full Professor level may also be considered. The anticipated start date is August 2024.
The College of Engineering Advising Center (COE) is seeking to hire an Academic Advisor to assist students in the development of academic plans and class schedules as well as assess academic level, attend to student academic inquiries, assist in the resolution of individual academic problems, and advise on academic program changes. The advisor also prepares students’ graduation applications for the Dean’s approval and assists students in semester-by-semester planning in preparation for declaring a major. The Academic Advisor reports to the Associate Dean. The advisor may also supervise student employees.
The College of Engineering at Utah State University seeks a Grant & Proposal Coordinator (initially at ¾ time with potential to become full time depending on workload) to assist in the initiation of grant proposals to various local, state, and federal funding agencies. The position will work closely with the Sponsored Programs Office to help faculty throughout the College of Engineering start their proposal in the grant submission system (Kuali Research), as well as work with Business Services to assist with the proposal budgets. The selected individual's job responsibilities relate to the beginning of the life-cycle of sponsored grants and ensuring the proposal is meeting sponsor requirements and deadlines. Successful candidates will have a working knowledge, or become very familiar with various granting agencies and their respective submission portals, requirements, and procedures. This position will not work on the development or writing of the proposals themselves, but rather coordinating with faculty and other Grant Writers and proposal development staff to assist with an increased volume of sponsored activities through the initiation and submission stages. Excellent communication skills and customer service are critical and necessary.
The College of Engineering at Utah State University seeks an experienced grant writer/proposal developer (Grant Writer III) to assist in the college and university mission of research. Incumbents will work with various faculty across the College of Engineering in multiple departments to develop and submit large, multidisciplinary, and multi-collaborative grant proposals to a wide range of funding agencies and organizations, including both public and private external entities and internal USU funding sources. Successful candidates will work closely with the Vice President for Research, Sponsored Programs, faculty, and administration. This position will report to the Associate Dean for the College of Engineering and work closely with other proposal development staff within the college.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Utah State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) invites applications to fill two faculty positions in cybersecurity engineering: one tenure-track position (research and teaching) and one professor-of-practice position (teaching emphasis). It is expected that these positions will be filled at the Assistant or Associate Professor level; however, candidates with exceptional experience will be considered at the rank of (full) Professor.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Utah State University is seeking applications for a tenure track faculty position at the assistant professor level. Applicants with experience may be considered at the associate or full professor ranks. Candidates should have expertise in space systems engineering in areas such as: 1) Space based electro-optical or RF sensors systems, 2) Space weather sensor systems, or 3) Spacecraft systems engineering (small satellites, spacecraft instrumentation, space mission design).
The Engineering Education Department (EED) at Utah State University seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level. This is a nine-month academic-year appointment with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2024.
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Utah State University (USU) invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant and Associate Professor levels. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or closely related fields. Candidates will be considered at either the assistant or (untenured) associate professor level. The positions are tenure-track academic year (funded for 9-months) appointments with an anticipated start date of January 2023. Although candidates in all areas of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering will be considered, preference may be given to those with demonstrated expertise in experimental combustion and propulsion (including atmospheric and space applications, small-sat propulsion, green-energy propulsion), or theoretical and computational hypersonic flow (including shock influenced chemical reaction in propulsion and boundary layers, hypersonic ionization, and non-equilibrium high-enthalpy flow). In addition to a clear research focus, successful applicants will also have a strong background in engineering fundamentals and will be expected at a minimum to: 1) develop a significant externally funded research program that includes a strong record of peer-reviewed publications and graduate mentorship, 2) effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and 3) actively participate in assigned department and university duties, and demonstrate leadership in relevant technical societies.
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (http://www.mae.usu.edu/) at Utah State University (USU) invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant and Associate Professor levels. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or closely related fields. Candidates will be considered at either the assistant or (untenured) associate professor level. The positions are tenure-track academic year (funded for 9-months) appointments with an anticipated start date of January 2023.
The Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department at Utah State University (Logan campus) seeks applicants for a full-time academic year (funded for 9 months) Professional Practice Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) position. Applicants with the appropriate credentials will be considered at the rank of professional practice associate or full professor. The position is open until filled, with an anticipated start date of January 2024. The primary responsibilities are developing and teaching undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in aerospace engineering. Duties include in-person and online instruction and curriculum development in the undergraduate- and graduate-level aerospace engineering courses or other relevant courses as assigned by the department head. The position requires a Ph.D. degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering, or a closely related field, and a broad range of knowledge in mechanical and aerospace engineering topics.
Utah's Local Technical Assistance Program
The Utah Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) and Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) are promoting local road safety measures through the development of a Safety Program and are looking for a Civil Engineer to join their team. The program is designed to provide safety-related information, training, workshops, and direct technical assistance to local agencies responsible for roadway safety. The target audience includes local street departments with limited or no in-house transportation safety engineering resources to conduct these activities on their own. The proposed approach includes traveling to local agencies, promoting and facilitating specific low-cost, easy-to-implement strategies for safety and infrastructure improvements as well as providing guidance on how to apply for additional funding where warranted.
Utah Water Research Lab
The Utah Water Research Laboratory (UWRL) at Utah State University (USU) seeks a dynamic, experienced, professional, and highly-motivated full-time Administrative Assistant to help the UWRL Director lead the laboratory. The Administrative Assistant will assist the Director in all aspects of UWRL administration, building infrastructure, safety, planning, space requirements and management, and emergency preparedness.