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Research assistant fellowship in Lisbon

We would like to inform you about a 18 month research assistant fellowship in Lisbon funded by the Portuguese Research Foundation for the research project: Transport Infrastructure and Urban Spatial Structure: Economic, Social and Environmental Effects. Candidates must hold a master’s degree in civil engineering, transport planning, geography and spatial planning or similar fields. They should have experience in GIS modelling and accessibility analysis. For full details see here or the following link:
http://www.eracareers.pt/opportunities/index.aspx?task=global&jobId=105157&lang=pt
The closing date for applications is 15/11/2018 Successful applicants will be encouraged to apply for a FCT PhD fellowship during the duration of the contract.

PhD position at the U of Las Palmas (Gran Canaria)

The Ph.D. Program Sustainable Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria under the BioMedAqua project is looking for one Early Stage Researcher (ESR7). Full details are in the enclosed document. The research topic concerns the economic value loss of fish anomalies. Choice modeling will be applied as the main method. The application deadline is 30 August 2018.

 

Tenure-track transportation engineering position at the University of New Mexico

The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of New Mexico is soliciting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Transportation Engineering to begin August 2018. The appointment will be filled at the probationary level and will lead to a tenure decision. Areas of research interest include, but are not limited to, emerging challenges in smart cities, including autonomous and connected vehicles. More detailed information can be found here.

PhD position in automated public transport system, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

The Department of Transport Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, is inviting applications for a full-time PhD position in the field of automated public transport systems. The focus of the position is the development of simulation methodologies for analyzing the performance of autonomous bus systems in urban areas, as well as quantitative methods for optimizing such systems in terms of vehicle types, network design, operational strategies, etc. We are looking for candidates with a background in optimization, control theory, computer science or similar with a strong interest in urban transport applications, or a background in transport science such as modelling and simulation, with strong skills in optimization, control theory or computer science. Object-oriented programming skills in C++ or similar are highly desired. The successful candidate will be involved in the project iQMobility in collaboration with Scania, INIT and Örebro University. The position is intended for graduate studies and research leading to a licentiate degree. The salary covers research on 100% during two years’ time, with a possible extension of up to 20% departmental duties.

Full details of the position and the link to the application system are available at https://www.kth.se/en/om/work-at-kth/lediga-jobb/what:job/jobID:166106/where:4/

For further information, please contact Assistant Professor Erik Jenelius: jenelius@kth.se, +4687908032.

Assistant Professor Data Science in Transport Engineering – University of Twente (NL)

The Department of Civil Engineering, of the Faculty of Engineering Technology at the University of Twente invites candidates to apply for an assistant professorship position in the area of Data Science in Transport Engineering. We look for an independent researcher who is able to identify the academic questions in practical applications related to Data Science in Transport Engineering and to translate academic research results into engineering practice. He/she is expected work on transport research projects with multiple-source (big) data, to publish research results in high quality international refereed journals, and to attract external funding (national science foundation, EU, government and industry) for junior researchers (PhD and PDeng positions), of whom he/she will become the daily supervisor.

Start: asap after November 1st 2017

See https://www.utwente.nl/en/organization/careers/vacancies/!/vacature/1084735 for more information

 

PhD studentship Urban Systems Laboratory at Imperial College London

Urban Systems Laboratory at Imperial College London (http://www.imperial.ac.uk/urban-systems-lab) invites applications for a PhD studentship working in the area of the assessment of the productivity and well-being impacts of digital technologies on workers in mobile settings. The research will involve collaboration between the Urban Systems Laboratory at Imperial College London, Cisco Systems UK innovation team (Cisco CREATE) and Transport for Greater Manchester on a set of case studies including the UK’s largest Internet of Things City Demonstrator project, CityVerve (http://www.cityverve.org.uk/). Further details regarding the application process and eligibility criteria can be found at: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AXO460/phd-studentship-an-interdisciplinary-framework-for-disaggregate-assessment-of-productivity-and-well-being-impacts-of-digital-technologies-on-workers-in-mobile-settings-itinerant/