Department Name: 8H060:Kentucky Transportation Center
The Kentucky Transportation Center (KTC) enjoys a strong national reputation in selected, high-priority areas of research and technology transfer. KTC researchers are widely known for their subject matter expertise, group facilitation skills, effective communications, and project management skills. The field of transportation research requires both engineers and other transportation-related professionals depending on the research topic program areas. The goals of the unit and its strategic plan require a multi-disciplinary mission-oriented professional.
The Engineering Associate IV serves as the technical specialist for the organization in the application of advanced concepts, principles, and methods by developing unique approaches and methods for conducting research. This role also supervises a group of engineers, technicians, and other discipline researchers; plans, schedules, or coordinates the activities for multiple projects or a specialty research focus area; and facilitates intellectual property development for projects. In addition the Engineer IV represents the KTC and maintains active liaison with individuals and related organizations (e.g. clients, customers, officials, contractors).
At the time of application, please include a cover letter, resume and a technical writing sample that highlights your writing and communication skills.
Experience in synthesizing research information and writing for transpiration research.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
PE- Licensed Professional Engineer Experience in synthesizing research information and writing for transportation research. Driver’s license preferred.
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