Research Professor - Borders, Trade and Immigration Institute (BTI)

University of Houston
June 16, 2023
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Research Professor - Borders, Trade and Immigration Institute (BTI) - (FAC002920)


: H0068 Civil Engineering


Commensurate with experience



The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Houston invites applications for one full-time non-tenure track faculty position affiliated with the Department of Homeland Security Emeritus Center of Excellence in Borders, Trade and Immigration (BTI). Candidates with multi-disciplinary interests are invited to apply at the full Research Professor rank.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, research statement and four references to be considered for this position.

The University of Houston is located in a park-like campus a few minutes from downtown Houston with over 37,000 undergraduate students and 8,000 graduate students. The CEE department currently has 20 tenured or tenure-track faculty members with over 260 undergraduates, and over 130 graduate students. Houston is the fourth largest city in the U.S. with over 6.6 million in population in the greater Houston area. It is the “energy capital of the world” and houses the largest medical center in the world. The greater Houston area offers state-of-the-art recreational facilities, world-class arts and cultural activities, excellent schools, and affordable housing.

The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in Electrical, Computer or Civil & Environmental Engineering, or equivalent field of study obtained prior to hire date, and must have at least twenty years of post-graduate experience, either as a faculty member, research associate or in industry. We are seeking a scholar who will further the research collaborations at the BTI institute with a focus on ports, borders and cybersecurity. The candidate is expected to have a background in leading multidisciplinary research programs with a substantial record of performance on both DHS and DoD research grants. Research experience in the broad areas of border security, maritime security and information assurance are highly desired. Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to self-motivate or work as an effective team member; experience managing a team is desired; good disposition and adaptability towards extended domestic travel.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested of an appointee. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Letters of Recommendation, Unofficial Transcripts, Research Statement

Employee Status

: Regular/Benefits

Job Posting

: May 16, 2023, 11:05:51 PM

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