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NDSU Job Opportunity

POSITION TITLE: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

DEPARTMENT: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, North Dakota State University

FTE: 1.0  | Salary: $50,000+/DOE

CLOSING DATE: Screening will continue until a suitable candidate is found

DESCRIPTION: The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (UGPTI) at the North Dakota  State University invites post-doctoral applications to oversee research projects and grant proposals focused on applications of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for cargo logistics and the remote sensing of surface transportation infrastructure. The position will be stationed at North Dakota State University in the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct literature reviews and interviews with stakeholders.
  • Research technical and business developments of air cargo logistics.
  • Research technical and business developments of remote sensing in transportation.
  • Identify knowledge gaps and author research proposals.
  • Write journal papers and technical reports related to the research.
  • Provide regular project updates to the adviser assigned to the candidate.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD degree in engineering, computer science, or other technical field from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • At least three years of professional experience, or a combination of five years of graduate level and professional research in relevant fields.
  • Technical writing skills, as demonstrated by the authorship of articles in recognized journals and research reports prepared for state and federal agencies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Information and technology market research skills
  • Experience working with data acquired by remote sensing.
  • Experience with Aircraft Cargo Logistics.
  • Experience with drone applications.
  • Journal publications on Remote Sensing or Artificial Intelligence.

For complete details on this position and to apply, go to: Learn More & Apply HERE

NDSU Job Opportunity

POSITION TITLE: Post-Doctoral Research Specialist

DEPARTMENT: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, North Dakota State University

FTE: 1.0  | Salary: $50,000+/DOE

CLOSING DATE: Screening will begin on September 15, 2021 and continue until a suitable candidate is found

DESCRIPTION: The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (UGPTI) at the North Dakota State University invites post-doctoral applications to aid in the development of a comprehensive multistate, multimodal corridor planning model, focused on rail and intermodal freight, highway and intercity rail passenger transportation. The project will be stationed at North Dakota State University in the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute is developing a comprehensive multistate, multimodal corridor planning model, focused on rail and intermodal freight, highway, and intercity rail passenger transportation. The model will provide wide-ranging capabilities for traffic flow prediction and freight modeling, as well as safety risk and economic analysis.

In this position, the selected applicant will focus on developing and apply components of the model in TransCAD, a multimodal transportation planning software. In addition, the development of procedures and data in ArcGIS and other GIS/transportation planning applications may be required. The position will provide someone postdoc with experience in building a state-of-the-art multimodal surface transportation model, with extended economic analysis capabilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Requires PhD degree from a regionally accredited college or university in engineering, transportation planning or related field
  • Related dissertation topic
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including technical writing

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in TransCAD
  • Extensive GIS experience
  • Economic analysis experience

For complete details on this position and to apply, go to: Learn More & Apply HERE

University of Southern California
USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
Department of Urban Planning and Spatial Analysis

Download the full job description HERE

ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR

Position Descriptions and Qualifications:
The University of Southern California’s Price School of Public Policy invites nominations and applications for a Professor (at the Associate or Full rank) in the Department of Urban Planning and Spatial Analysis. We are seeking a distinguished academic to contribute to the overall mission of the Price School of Public Policy. The successful candidate is expected to take a leadership role in both the Price School and the METRANS Transportation Consortium. We are particularly interested in finding a collaborative colleague who will expand the School’s existing strengths in transportation planning and policy. The specific area of specialization is open. Applicants are encouraged from a broad range of disciplines (e.g., urban planning, public policy, spatial science, engineering) with a demonstrated capacity to integrate methods and insights across disciplinary boundaries. The position may be fully within the Price School or joint with a department in the Viterbi School of Engineering, depending on area of specialization.

The ideal applicant will have a doctoral degree; will be a recognized intellectual leader within the field; have a large and diverse network of relationships with public agencies, policymakers, and industry; have management experience; a demonstrated capacity in multidisciplinary research partnerships; a large and diversified portfolio of funded research; capacity for fundraising; and ability to provide strong and visionary leadership for the METRANS Transportation Consortium.

The ideal applicant will have a doctoral degree; will be a recognized intellectual leader within the field; have a large and diverse network of relationships with public agencies, policymakers, and industry; have management experience; a demonstrated capacity in multidisciplinary research partnerships; a large and diversified portfolio of funded research; capacity for fundraising; and ability to provide strong and visionary leadership for the METRANS Transportation Consortium.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to our university’s commitment to excellence in research, engagement, and education. We encourage applicants as a component of their statement, to discuss their experience or commitment to engaging with diversity through activities such as fostering an inclusive environment, working with students from diverse backgrounds, or incorporating diverse perspectives. We encourage applications from candidates that identify with groups that are historically underrepresented in the field of transportation.

Apply for this Position:
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, personal statement and a list of three references. Please apply online at: Apply Here

APTA

PROGRAM MANAGER-PLANNNING & SUSTAINABILITY

Washington-based association has an immediate need for a Program Manager-Sustainability & Planning who will be responsible for organizing planning, mobility, and sustainability activities that support APTA’s policy and environmental program goals. The position requires extensive communication and interaction with APTA members and non-members.   

Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree in urban planning/transportation, public administration, or related field, three to five years’ work experience with programs related to public policy. In addition, candidate should be familiar with federal transit planning, policies, and programs as well as major issues and priorities in public transportation.  Strong writing and communications skills required.  Must be able to travel to conferences and meetings as needed.

We offer a convenient Metro location, excellent benefits, and competitive salary.  Please email cover letter and resume to Human Resources at aptajobs@apta.comPrincipals Only

                                

APTA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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D.Dot Internship

2021 DDOT Internship Program

Implementing 3D Design Tools/Concepts to Identify and Resolve Utility and Physical Clearance

Project Description

Intern will gather some information about the state of the art technologies around this task and based on the nature of DDOT projects, the project team will select/propose a method or combination of methods to be utilized to enhance the utility clearance of the projects. Also, to test the validity of the method or combination of methods to be utilized to enhance the utility clearance of the projects. Also, to test the validity of the method, the intern will use parts of a DDOT project to represent the efficacy of the tool in assessing the conflicts and the clearance.

The position is virtual, so presence in DC is not required.

Learn More & Apply: https://www.hutrc.org/2021implementation

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OPPORTUNITIES

The Florida Department of Transportation provides paid Internships for undergraduate and graduate students and a Professional Engineer (PE) Trainee Program. Learn more about these opportunities and hear from a former intern who now works at the FDOT as a community planner on this webinar (link: https://youtu.be/Wmq-1GDQ04c?t=1)

The FDOT Recruitment page with links to job and internship openings is here: https://www.fdot.gov/agencyresources/employment.shtm