Lyles College of Engineering
Current Job Openings


The Lyles College of Engineering invites applications for the following faculty positions. Scroll below for details. Please contact us to learn  more about the College and the University.
Applicants are required to submit an electronic application:

Current Tenure Track Searches:

1. High Speed Rail Engineering
Vacancy Number 13171

(scroll below for details)

2. Electrical and Computer Engineering (2 Positions)
Vacancy Number 13317
Areas of Interest:

Area (A): Machine Learning, MMIC Design, Microwave and Millimeter Wave Circuit Design,  Bioelectronics, and Biosensors.

Area (B): Embedded System, Internet of Things (IoT), Advanced Digital Logic Design, and FPGA/ASIC Design.

3. Civil Engineering - Transportation (1 Position)
Vacancy Number 13312

Areas of Interest: Freight Transportation (eg., Freight Behavior, Freight Transportation Modeling, Commercial Vehicle Operations, Urban Freight Systems, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Autonomous Freight Systems), Air Transportation (e.g., Air Transportation Systems or Airport Engineering) and/or Transportation Safety

4. Mechanical Engineering  - Design, Numerical Methods (1 Position)
Vacancy Number 13283

Areas of Interest: Design, Numerical Methods


High Speed Rail Engineering

Vacancy Number: 13171
(click here for pdf version of the job announcement)

High speed rail
(Image Courtesy: California High Speed Rail Authority)

A tenure track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level is available for Spring 2018 or Fall 2018.

Candidates who demonstrate a broad background in one or more aspects of railway engineering with some expertise in high speed rail infrastructure and/or technologies and who have teaching and/or research/industrial experience in the field are sought.

Required Education:
An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Computer, Rail, Systems Engineering, or other closely-related engineering discipline and a BS degree in engineering from an accredited university. Candidates with a MS degree in railway engineering or other closely-related areas and with at least ten years of industry/research experience in rail engineering may also be considered for a non-tenure track academic year faculty position.

Required Experience:
Academic, research or industry expertise in rail engineering is required. Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellent communication and multi-disciplinary industry interaction skills and a commitment to, or potential for, teaching excellence. The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. 

Preferred Qualifications:  
Professional practice experience in railway industry.

Application Procedures:
Review of applications will begin in September  2017 and 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 vitae. 
3) A list of three professional references.

For inquires about the program, please contact:
Professor Brad Hyatt, Search Committee Chair
Lyles College of Engineering
California State University, Fresno
2320 E. San Ramon Ave., M/S EE94
Fresno, CA 93740-8030
Phone: 559.278.7735



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