Assistant Professor, Geomatics Engineering, California

California State University, Fresno

Assistant Professor (Geomatics Engineering)

Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering

The Department of Civil & Geomatics Engineering at the Lyles College of Engineering, California State University, Fresno seeks applicants for a tenure-track, academic year position as an Assistant Professor in the area of Geomatics Engineering with a primary focus on photogrammetry and remote sensing. Candidates with expertise in land surveying will also be considered. Applicants should demonstrate an interest in outreach and student recruitment to Geomatics Engineering and working collaboratively with industry partners. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate students, conduct scholarly and applied research, and engage in service-related activities. The candidate will also be expected to teach lecture and laboratory courses in the Geomatics Engineering undergraduate program and Geomatics related courses in the Civil Engineering graduate program, conduct research and seek external funding for research, develop professional publications and incorporate current technology in course work as appropriate. The successful candidate may be called upon to teach in a distance education mode, develop web-enhanced and/or web-based instruction, and perform outcomes assessment and service learning as needed. Additional responsibilities include student advising, curriculum development, and service to the department, college, and university. Specific assignments will depend on department needs. A professional license as a Land Surveyor in California or license as Photogrammetrist must be obtained during the probationary period to receive tenure.

An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Geomatics/Surveying Engineering or a closely-related discipline from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required. Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered; for continued appointment, the doctorate must be completed by January 17, 2018. A Bachelor of Science (BS) in Geomatics/Surveying Engineering, or a closely related engineering discipline, is also required.

Required Experiences include: 1) Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds is required; 2) Education or experience focused in the geomatics engineering disciplines of photogrammetry and related remote sensing technologies and techniques.

Preferred Qualifications: 1) Teaching experience in Geomatics Engineering at university level; 2) Teaching experience in Civil Engineering at university level; 3) Evidence of scholarly articles and conference presentations; 4) Experience attracting sponsored research from external resources; 5) Professional experience as a Geomatics/Surveying Engineer in the area of Geographic Information System (GIS) technologies; 6) Demonstrated familiarity with lab equipment, experimental procedures, and software development; and 7) Possession of a professional license as a Geomatics/Surveying Engineer.

Applications are due by March 5, 2017, but the search will continue until the position is filled. To apply, applicants must complete an on-line application at and attach the following: 1) cover letter, specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications; 2) a curriculum vita; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy and research interest (no more than two pages); and 4) a list of five professional references. Finalists will be required to submit: 1) official transcripts, and 2) three letters of recommendation. For inquiries, contact: Dr. Fariborz Tehrani, Search Committee Chair; Department of Civil & Geomatics Engineering, California State University, Fresno; 2320 E. San Ramon Ave., M/S EE94; Fresno, CA 93740-8030; Phone: 559.278.1762; E-mail: