Friday, January 22, 2016

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Transportation at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

We are seeking highly motivated and talented applicants contributing to our growing multidisciplinary research in traffic and transportation science at the Institute of Transport Studies at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, or Physics and should be interested in transportation systems research. Preferred background and experience include traffic modeling, transportation network modeling, stochastic analysis, optimization, machine learning and MATLAB computer programming. The research topics will be in the area of complex networks in transportation, network traffic modeling and control, and housing and transportation costs modeling and affordability measurements. The candidate will perform research with a substantial theoretical component that will be published in peer-reviewed major international journals and conferences. The position also includes supervision of graduate and undergraduate students and participating in outreach activities.

Applicants who are very close to finish their Ph.D. degree are highly encouraged to apply. The position is available immediately for duration of one year, with the possibility of extension for the second year depending on funding availability. A competitive annual salary of $60,000-$70,000 including 9.5% superannuation will be offered. The call for applications will remain open until the position is filled. The starting date is flexible, but ideally would be in March 2016.

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Meead Saberi or Dr. Mohsen Ramezani, submitting their complete CV and contact information for two references.

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