Postdoc Traffic Flow and Emissions Modelling/Project coordinator

Postdoc Traffic Flow and Emissions Modelling/Project coordinator

Published Deadline Location
1 Nov 2 Dec Delft

Job description

This is a unique opportunity for a 3 year postdoctoral position working on a prestigious high impact project aimed at reducing emissions in transportation.

TULIPS is a European funded project focused on reducing the environmental impacts related to travel to, from and in the hub of Schiphol airport. One part of this project is focused on improving the traffic efficiency of travel to and from the airport in the wider region, in part through traffic management (traditional and C-ITS) to improve road traffic operations to reduce congestion, reduce waiting times and in turn reduce the emissions from vehicles. In this project you will play a supporting role to two PhD students and a coordinating role in regard to the execution of the project. In this project you will play a supporting role to two PhD students and a coordinating role in regard to the execution of the project.

Your role will involve research on developing an integrated approach that allows both emissions and traffic efficiency to be simulated and their impacts to be assessed. This will require optimisation approaches and the integration of different types of traffic management to achieve this.

As part of the project, the selected candidate will take on a coordinating role within the project and will be expected to work closely with the project consortium partners and with local and national road authorities to obtain the best possible outcome for the project.

The projects is a leading projects in European research and the mix of state-of-the-art research with coordinating and supervision tasks should make it a highly attractive position for any upcoming academic or researcher looking to further their career with a high impact position. During the term of your contract you will have the opportunity to explore and get involved in other academic tasks, such as education, student supervision, proposal writing, etc, in line with your career ambitions and abilities.

The position is available as soon as feasible for the successful candidate to start.

Specifications

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Requirements

You should have the following qualifications:

  • PhD in Transportation Science, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or a related field.
  • Excellent knowledge of traffic theory, traffic modelling & simulation, and intelligent transportation systems.
  • Proven ability and desire to coordinate and lead project tasks, including liaising with project partners.
  • You have good communication skills and are able to work in a team.
  • You are creative, ambitious, hardworking and persistent.
  • Knowledge of analytical methods for impact assessment is desired.
  • Knowledge of the transportation and traffic management systems in The Netherlands is an advantage (but not required).
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills are required. 
  • A candidate that is familiar with the local systems and/or European project is a pré

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 33 Months.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount on health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged.

For international applicants we offer the Coming to Delft Service and Partner Career Advice to assist you with your relocation. An International Children's Centre offers childcare and there is an international primary school.

Employer

Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context.

At TU Delft we embrace diversity as one of our core values and we actively engage to be a university where you feel at home and can flourish. We value different perspectives and qualities. We believe this makes our work more innovative, the TU Delft community more vibrant and the world more just. Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale. That is why we invite you to apply. Your application will receive fair consideration.

Challenge. Change. Impact!

Department

Faculty Civil Engineering and Geosciences

The Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences (CEG) is committed to outstanding international research and education in the field of civil engineering, applied earth sciences, traffic and transport, water technology, and delta technology. Our research feeds into our educational programmes and covers societal challenges such as climate change, energy transition, resource depletion, urbanisation and the availability of clean water, conducted  in close cooperation with a wide range of research institutions. CEG is convinced that Open Science helps to achieve our goals and supports its scientists in integrating Open Science in their research practice. The Faculty of CEG comprises 28 research groups in the following seven departments: Materials Mechanics Management & Design, Engineering Structures, Geoscience and Engineering, Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Transport & Planning, Hydraulic Engineering and Water Management.

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Additional information

For more information about this vacancy, please contact Dr. Simeon Calvert, email: s.c.calvert@tudelft.nl, stating the vacancy code in the email title.

Specifications

  • Postdoc
  • Engineering
  • 36—40 hours per week
  • €2960—€4670 per month
  • Doctorate
  • TUD03012

Employer

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD, Delft

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Application procedure

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before 2 December 2022 via the application button and upload:

  • Your motivation of maximum 1 page.
  • Your detailed CV.
  • A summary of your PhD thesis (in English).
  • The names and contact details of at least two references.
  • Digital copies of your top three most relevant publications.

Please note:

  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • A pre-Employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before 2 December 2022 via the application button and upload:

  • Your motivation of maximum 1 page.
  • Your detailed CV.
  • A summary of your PhD thesis (in English).
  • The names and contact details of at least two references.
  • Digital copies of your top three most relevant publications.

Please note:

  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • A pre-Employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Make sure to apply no later than 2 Dec 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).