Postdoctoral Position in Multimodal Transportation Systems
Applications are invited for a full-time postdoctoral position within the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Alberta. The applicant will work in one (or more) of the following areas of (mainly) long-distance, multimodal transportation systems planning:
- Transportation network infrastructure management and decision models
- Network and facility planning for emergency response readiness
Successful candidates will interact with other researchers at the University of Alberta, and key government and industry partners. Qualifications/expectations include the following:
- Background (and PhD) in engineering, operations research/management science, or applied mathematics. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in modelling and model development in transportation applications.
- Demonstrated scientific ability through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings and conferences.
- Strong programming and data analysis skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
- Ability to work well in a team setting, to coordinate and collaborate in research involving researchers across disciplinary boundaries, and interact directly with research sponsors.
- Values, and desires to contribute to, an equitable, diverse and inclusive workplace.
Preferred start: January 2020 onwards. Salary will be competitive and commensurate to experience.
Please send (via email, to firstname.lastname@example.org) a cover letter, CV, and 2 references. These should describe your background, motivation, and relevant qualifications/experience. I also welcome any questions you may have, and can also provide more details on the projects available.
The position will remain open until filled.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.