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Postdoctoral Associate
Rutgers University in Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted September 17, 2020
Postdoctoral-Computer Science
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline 10/31/2020

Position Details


Recruitment/Posting Title
Postdoctoral Associate
Engn- Ctr Adv Infrastructure
Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary

The Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) is conducting research and projects that deal with transportation systems and engineering (with a particular focus on rail and transit). Our research aims to develop and apply advanced technologies and managerial strategies to further improve transportation safety, efficiency and resiliency. We are currently accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Associate position in relation to these development efforts.

The successful candidate will report to Professor Xiang Liu and will work independently with clearly defined research objectives associated with projects related to data analytics, artificial intelligence, autonomous mobility, intelligent transportation systems and freight transportation and others.

The Postdoctoral Associate will take a leadership role and provide the support and management skills necessary to accomplish the goals of the programs. The Postdoctoral Associate will act as the primary investigator in the area of the use of data analytics, simulation, information technologies and operations research techniques to understand and improve transportation operational safety and efficiency.

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Minimum Education and Experience

This position requires a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science or in relevant disciplines. Research experience in data analytics and mathematical modeling in the area of rail transportation is preferred for this position. This position also requires the ability to research, compile data, and formulate reports and deliverables on a consistent and timely basis. In addition, the successful candidate must be able to think broadly and conceptually and formulate creative, sophisticated solutions to complex problems, prioritize workload, and work independently with general supervision.

This position also requires good communication and presentation skills, and a strong proficiency in technical writing and editing. The individual will be expected to hold very high standards in how information is developed and presented. This position will require the ability to manage, document, and organize multiple simultaneous projects, and will occasionally involve travel within the United States to attend meetings/conferences/etc.

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Rutgers University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Rutgers is also an ADVANCE institution, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in the STEM disciplines.

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Rutgers University-New Brunswick
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Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
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