We are pleased to invite you for a special session on “Mobile Phones, travel and transportation” organised by Cluster 8 (ICT) of NECTAR at the Mobile Tartu international conference, Estonia, June 29-July 1, 2016. The call for abstracts can be found here.
The Cluster 8 Workshop on “Big data: a new opportunity for urban transport and mobility policies” will take place in Seville (Spain) 10-11 March 2016. Abstracts can be submitted until 15 December 2015. More information can be found here.
The most recent NECTAR newsletter can be found here.
It is our pleasure to announce the NECTAR Joint Cluster 2 and Cluster 3 International Workshop on “The role of planning towards sustainable urban mobility”, to be held at the Transport Research Centre, Brno, the Czech Republic, from 17 to 18 May 2016. The workshop is organized in cooperation with the network of cities CIVINET Czech and Slovak Republics. Find more info here.
The annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) will take place March 29 – April 2, 2016 in San Francisco. Abstracts for a special paper session on (Im)mobilities in the city – creating knowledge for planning cities in the Global South and postcolonial cities can be submitted until October 20, 2015. See here for more 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:
We are pleased to announce the 2016 NECTAR Cluster 4 meeting on “Travel, migration, housing and labour market in a context of crisis. Lessons for the future”, to be held in Toledo (Spain) 6-7 October, 2016. Abstracts can be submitted until 15 February, 2016. More detailed information can be found here.
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.