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NECTAR Joint Cluster 2 and Cluster 3 International Workshop

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.

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: https://www.academictransfer.com/employer/UT/vacancy/28187/lang/nl/