Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geo- Engineering, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the area of transportation systems modeling and optimization for shared mobility and autonomous vehicles in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering (CEGE), University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (http://www.cege.umn.edu/). The primary appointment will be in the CEGE’s Transit Lab (http://umntransit.weebly.com/) for research on public transit, shared mobility, and network optimization. A partial appointment in Digital Technology Center (https://www.dtc.umn.edu/) will provide the opportunity for collaborative research on Smart & Connected Communities topic.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: The appointee will be involved in research projects on transit system modeling, shared mobility optimization, and travel forecasting with shared and autonomous vehicles. The appointee will be partially working on a NSF funded project on Smart & Connected Communities (link). Duties include conducting original research, documenting and disseminating research findings, and project management. The appointee will also be involved in teaching and mentoring graduate and undergraduate research assistants.
Salary and Benefits: The appointment is for one year, with a possibility for renewal up to three years. The salary will be based on qualification and experience and in compliance with the university’s minimum salary guidelines. The position is benefits eligible: http://policy.umn.edu/sites/policy.umn.edu/files/appendix/postdocappoint_appa.pdf.
Required Qualifications: Candidates should have a Ph.D. in transportation engineering, operations research, computer science or other related fields.
Preferred Qualifications: Those with the following knowledge and skills are preferred: 1) transportation system modeling, 2) large-scale optimization, 3) strong programming skills.
Internal Number: 327329
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