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17. September 2020
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The Urban Mobility Systems research group at Chalmers University of Technology now has an open post doc position, that will give you the opportunity to work with leading researchers in the area;

Career development opportunities and professional training;
International collaborations;
Teaching and supervision for early career researchers;
Chance of leading a research grant.

Information about the research

Urban Mobility Systems research group is a research group within the Division of Geotechnics and Geology, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering. The group is focused on improving safety, efficiency, and sustainability of our future urban mobility systems, from an infrastructure centred perspective. This project will also be carried out in collaboration with electrical engineering department and the department of mechanics and maritime sciences.

The details of the departmental research activities may be found here.

Major responsibilities

Develop charging infrastructure planning model considering the nexus among charging infrastructure, grid, and transport infrastructure
Develop public transit network design model
Simulations and demonstrations
For all postdocs at Chalmers:

Your major responsibility as postdoc is to perform your own research in a research group. The position also includes teaching on undergraduate and master's levels as well as supervising master's and/or PhD students to a certain extent. Another important aspect involves collaboration within academia and with society at large. The position is meritorious for future research duties within academia as well as industry/the public sector.

Contract terms

Full-time temporary employment. The position is limited to a maximum of two years (1+1).

To qualify for this position, we would like you to have a doctoral degree in engineering; the degree should generally not be older than three years. You also need to have strong oral and written skills in English, programming skills of Python, and traffic simulation packages. Master's and Bachelor's degrees in engineering are meritorious as well as experience in video making.

You are expected to be somewhat accustomed to teaching, and to demonstrate good potential within research and education.

Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

Our offer to you

Chalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the dynamic city of Gothenburg.

Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees.

Application procedure

The application should be marked with Ref 20200384 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:

CV: (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number) including:

• CV, include complete list of publications

• Previous teaching and pedagogical experiences

• Two references that we can contact.

Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)
1-3 pages where you:

• Introduce yourself

• Describe your previous research fields and main research results

• Describe your future goals and future research focus
Other documents:

• Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates.

Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).

Application deadline: 15 October 2020
For questions, please contact:

Xiaobo Qu, Professor (Chair), ACE, xiaobo@chalmers.se, +46768543198

About the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering

The Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering has about 290 employees encompassing a broad theoretical knowledge base, from engineering science to the social sciences to the humanities, as well as design-based, artistic research. The combination of all of these perspectives allows for great interdisciplinary advancement in the field and a broader discussion of various aspects of sustainability. Together, we provide a comprehensive environment for architecture and civil engineering, well equipped to take on the common challenges of building a sustainable future.

** Chalmers declines to consider all offers of further announcement publishing or other types of support for the recruiting process in connection with this position. ***

Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and education in engineering sciences, architecture, technology-related mathematical sciences, natural and nautical sciences, working in close collaboration with industry and society. The strategy for scientific excellence focuses on our six Areas of Advance; Energy, Health Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Materials Science, Production and Transport. The aim is to make an active contribution to a sustainable future using the basic sciences as a foundation and innovation and entrepreneurship as the central driving forces. Chalmers has around 11,000 students and 3,000 employees. New knowledge and improved technology have characterised Chalmers since its foundation in 1829, completely in accordance with the will of William Chalmers and his motto: Avancez!

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