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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Transport
Join an organisation that encourages progressive thinking
Be valued for your exceptional knowledge and experience in Transport Data Analytics and Reliability
Full-time fixed-term for 1 year with possibility to extend a further year, remuneration package: $92k per annum base salary, plus leave loading and up to 17% superannuation)
School of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
About the opportunity
Applications are invited for the appointment of one Postdoctoral Research Associate (Level A) in the School of Civil Engineering, within the Faculty of Engineering and IT at the University of Sydney. The position will contribute to the research and leadership of the School of Civil Engineering in the newly launched Transport Engineering program.
Emergence of new technologies such as autonomous vehicles, increases in data availability and advances in data science are paving the way for exciting and unprecedented opportunities to shape the next generation of transportation systems. The successful applicant(s) will help build a new research group headed by Dr. Emily Moylan to develop data-driven, stochastic methods in transport system performance assessment to support the adoption of new technologies and understand the evolution of travel behaviour.
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate who:
Holds a PhD in civil engineering, spatial planning or related fields
Has published ground-breaking research in the area of transport data science or transport system performance assessment in high quality international journals
Possesses strong communication skills
Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We are Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across 9 campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 47,000 students. We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us
For more information about the position, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Dan Kuhner, Recruitment Partner, on +61 2 8627 0934 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Intending applicants are welcome to seek further information about the position from Dr Emily Moylan email@example.com
Closing date: 11:30pm 11 November 2018
The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.
The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.