Assistant Professor(s) or Associate Professor(s) in Transport Economics, Transport Psychology or Transport Modelling [closing 31.07.20]

Страна: Дания;

Город: Lyngby

Добавлена: 08.06.2020

Работодатель: Technical University of Denmark

Тип: PostDoc vacancy;

Для кого: For lecturers;

Дедлайн подачи: 31.07.2020


The aim of this “wide-scope” call in Transportation is to attract applicants from different contexts and with different backgrounds and research focuses in order to complement and enrich our current expertise through collaboration. 

The positions are offered in the field of transportation science with a focus on one of the following research topics: 

  • Transport Economics; Assessment of the economic effects of transport policies in various ways using microeconomic theory and microeconometrics. A wide range of policy instruments can be considered, including capacity provision, pricing and taxation, safety initiatives, regulation, parking, and information provision
  • Transport Psychology; Assessment and prediction of road user behavior and mode choice based on cognitive, social and behavioral psychology, development of interventions to change transport related attitudes and behavior, evaluation of legislative safety measures, infrastructure changes, campaigns, new transport modes and services
  • Transport Modelling; Mathematically and algorithmically representing, predicting, and analysing transport phenomena in perspectives that range from private to public transport, real-time operations to long term planning, classical mobility technologies to new “smart” mobility options. Network modelling, demand modelling or machine learning methodologies.

The assistant professor position is part of DTU’s Tenure Track program. We provide you with the best conditions including a mentor, state-of-the-art research infrastructure, teacher training and relevant networks. After maximum 6 years you will be evaluated by an external assessment committee, and if evaluated positively, you will acquire a permanent associate professor position.

Responsibilities and tasks
Your main activities will include: 

  • Conducting excellent research in one or more of the above-mentioned research areas and publication of articles in international high-ranked journals
  • Teaching future engineers and researchers in the broad field of transportation science, namely the above mentioned research areas, as well as basic skills courses
  • Attracting external funding to the field of research
  • Participating in projects and collaborations related to research-based public sector support
  • Building and expanding on the national and international network of the Transport division
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