The Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds is currently recruiting for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship funded by the National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) entitled: "Accelerating innovation in new mobility services”. This is a prestigious and generous 3-year fellowship, open to candidates who are within 4 years of submission of their PhD thesis.
Secondments are built in to this fellowship with a commercial telematics provider and a large regional transport partnership. This is in keeping with the overall objective of the RCUK Innovation Fellowships to undertake innovation-oriented research, co-produced with industrial partners thus furthering the goals of the Industrial Strategy.
This fellowship will involve the fusion and analysis of large datasets and the application of spatial statistics. A wide range of interests and skills relevant to the field of mobility studies will be considered but you must be able to demonstrate use of a diverse range of data and analytical methods plus a strong connection to how your work will influence real systems and contexts.
Salary will be on the University of Leeds’s single salary scale pay spine Grade 8, capped at £39,992 for this position.
The Fellow will be part of the UK Energy Research Centre (http://www.ukerc.ac.uk/) and located in Leeds at ITS (www.its.leeds.ac.uk)
Applications to be made online here (Reference ENVTR1058):
Deadline for applications: 20th December 2017. Interview date: 8th January 2018. Candidates must be able to start the fellowship by 15th January at the latest, with no exceptions.
For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Jillian Anable at [log in to unmask]