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:
The NECTAR Cluster 7 (Transport and security) and the WCTR interest group G5 organize jointly a special session at the 14th World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR). The conference will take place in Shanghai (China) 10-16 July 2016. Abstracts for the special session can be submitted until 15 March 2015. More information can be found here: CFP – SIGG5
NECTAR Cluster 6 (Accessibility) will organize a special session at ERSA 2015 (Lisbon, 25-28 August) on New Data and Methods In Accessibility Analysis. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 2 March. More information can be found here: ERSA-NECTAR Cluster 6
SIGD4 of WCTRS kindly invites abstract submissions for session track D4. – “ICT, Activities, Time Use and Travel Behaviour”. There is a possibility to join the Special Interest Group on the track topic. The deadline for abstracts is 15 March 2015. There is a choice between a track with full review and without. Reviewed papers will be considered for special issues organized by the different tracks. For more information visit the link: http://www.wctrs-conference.com/resources/updateable/pdf/sessions/D4.pdf
The IGU Transport and Geography Commission are organising three thematic sessions of research papers for the 2015 IGU Moscow Conference
- Andrew Goetz (University of Denver, USA) and Becky Loo (University of Hong Kong) are co-convening a session on the theme of Geographical Impacts of Transport and Regional Development, including the study of economic, social, and environmental effects of transport infrastructure investment.
- Yves Boquet (University of Bourgogne, France), Anastasia Lomakina (Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia), and Vladimir Shuvalov are co-convening a session on the theme of Transport Development in Regions of High Latitudes or High Altitude.
- Yves Boquet (University of Bourgogne, France), Anastasia Lomakina (Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia), and Vladimir Shuvalov are co-convening a session on the theme of Russian Transport Issues: Cities, Regions and Neighboring Countries.
For more information please see here.
The deadline for abstracts for the Cluster 1 workshop “Enhancing the network efficiency: air transport and sustainability” to be held during the days 7-8 of May 2015 in Cranfield, United Kingdom, has been extended until the 15/1/2015.
Please find here the new call for papers.
The call for sessions and papers for the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference is now open and we would like to invite suggestions for sessions sponsored by the Transport Geography Research Group. The conference will take place at the University of Exeter from the 2nd-4th September and will be chaired by Professor Sarah Whatmore (University of Oxford). The conference theme is Geographies of the Anthropocene
If you would like to have your session sponsored by TGRG, please submit your session proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 5th January. We will confirm sponsorship the same week and you will then have until Friday 20th February to send out your Call for Papers, choose your presenters and submit your full session proposal to RGS. (more…)