PhD position at Cranfield University

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 ( 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:

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Job vacancy: Post-doc position in Twente

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:

Job post: 250 Academic Fellowships at the University of Leeds

The University of Leeds’ biggest ever recruitment of academic researchers includes exciting new opportunities to join the Institute for Transport Studies (ITS).

A £100m investment ( launched on Wednesday 1 October will recruit 250 early career academic fellows over the next three years. Successful applicants will embark on a five year structured development programme, leading to an established position as an Associate Professor.

Applications are invited to three of the Institute’s core themes, but we also welcome informal inquiries from those with the skills and potential to secure a fellowship in other thematic areas:

  • Big Data and Transport Modelling
  • Transport Resilience
  • Vehicle and Road Automation