The following PhD positions are available at the University of Malta:
The Department of Civil Engineering from the University of Twente is seeking candidates for a TT position on Engineering Smart Cities. This TT position focuses on research related to smart city development and links the civil engineering research fields transport, water management and infrastructure management to other relevant fields such as computer science and governance studies. This position is one of 8 TT positions at the Faculty of Engineering Technology. You can submit your application, including a recent CV and motivation letter, before July 10th 2016. See for more information: https://www.academictransfer.com/employer/UT/vacancy/34705/lang/en/
6 full time research positions on cycling in the Netherlands (PhD, researcher/lecturer and postdoctoral researcher)
Cycling booms in many Dutch cities. While smart cycling innovations promise to increase cycling’s modal share in the (peri-)urban transport system even further, little is understood of their impacts or cost and benefit. The “Smart Cycling Futures (SCF)” program investigates if and how smart cycling innovations ─ including ICT-enabled cycling innovations, infrastructures, and social innovations like new business models ─ contribute to more resilient and livable Dutch urban regions.
The program offers 6 fulltime research positions. Deadline for applications May 10th.
For more information, please visit: http://cyclingacademics.blogspot.com/2016/04/6-research-positions-on-cycling.html
The Department of Spatial Economics at the VU Amsterdam offers four new PhD positions for projects in the Dutch SURF programme (Smart Urban Regions of the Future) and in the European JPI Urban Europe programme (ERA-NET COFUND Smart Cities and Communities, ENSCC), on the following topics:
1. Tradable peak-hour permits in road transport: a real-world experiment (subproject of U-Smile)
2. Behavioural modelling of peak-hour commuting behaviour: stated and revealed preference approaches (subproject of IP-SUNTAN)
3. Automated driving: spatial-economic implications (subproject of STADSSE)
4. Urban form, energy use and local environmental quality: a general equilibrium perspective (subproject of BREATHE)
Closing date: 4 February, 2016. Read more.
Cranfield University is looking for a PhD candidate funded by H2020 ( the FUCAM project) and the Centre for Air Transport Cranfield University. The objective of the FUCAM project (FUture Cabin for the Asian Market) is to develop a 2025+ conceptual cabin design devoted to the Asian market, for short and medium range aircraft. FUCAM is a 3-year collaborative project with Japan comprising 8 research and industrial partners from 7 European countries including Airbus. Our main tasks are to investigate the key factors to affect the end users’ choice (requirement) for cabin architecture and system as a part of their air travel (quantitative method), to evaluate the economic impact for users (passengers and airlines). A PhD candidate who is very strong at quantitative analysis, incl. discrete choice modeling, is desired. Please contact Dr Chikage Miyoshi (firstname.lastname@example.org) to request further information.
4 new university academic fellowships at the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds
The Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds is now inviting applications for 4 new University Academic Fellowships. These are future leadership posts and so we are looking for people with an exciting research agenda, and an already established track record in their relevant chosen area of research. Applicants will need to demonstrate a sustained record of academically excellent, world leading, publications in top-rated, internationally facing journals and evidence of active participation in the successful generation of a number of small- to medium-size research projects:
The Centre for Transport Studies at the University of Twente is looking for a postdoc researcher. The research will be part of the project “Accessibility, social justice and transport emission impacts of transit-oriented development”, coordinated by the University of Twente. We are looking for a researcher with a PhD degree (or who will receive a PhD degree mid-2015 at the latest) in the fields of civil engineering, geography, urban/regional economics, or related disciplines. The candidate should be motivated and enthusiastic by working in a multidisciplinary environment, and have proven experience with quantitative travel behaviour research, transport modelling, GIS analysis, accessibility analysis and/or stated choice analysis. Good skills in written and spoken English are required, and Portuguese language skills are desirable. We offer a very challenging full-time position for three years in an inspiring multidisciplinary and international environment. Further information can be found here: https://www.academictransfer.com/employer/UT/vacancy/28187/lang/nl/
The OECD is recruiting a transport analyst with a focus on rail transport. More information can be found here: https://oecd.taleo.net/careersection/ext/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=09805
The School of Engineering at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile invites applications for a full-time faculty position (assistant professor) in the area of transport economics. Applications should be submitted before April 30, 2015. More information can be found here and here.
The University of Gothenburg now recruits a Professor in Business Administration with a focus on Urban Freight Transport and Logistics with closing date for applications on 28th of April. Please read the advertisement at: