Lecturer in Transportation Planning
University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
College of Social Sciences, School of Social and Political Sciences
Funded for 3 years
The University of Glasgow, established in 1451, is a member of the UK's Russell Group of leading universities. The University is committed to enhancing its position as one of the world's great broad-based research-intensive universities.
The Urban Studies subject area in the university is seeking outstanding candidates with a strong commitment to contribute to teaching and research in urban transportation planning. Urban Studies in Glasgow is widely recognised as a world-leading centre for innovative, interdisciplinary urban research with significant impact. The appointment will commence on September 1, 2013.
Applicants must demonstrate expertise and a strong commitment to undertake research in the theory, practice, methods and applications in transportation planning, and should be familiar with urban transportation modelling and/or policy analysis, and have a demonstrable interest in one or more of the following areas: socially-just, smart/intelligent, active and sustainable transportation systems. Attractive candidates would have a track record of peer-reviewed publications, presentations in international academic conferences, research funding, and teaching experience, or show great potential to excel in these areas.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. with a minimum of 2 years' research experience at postdoctoral level or equivalent research profile (and expect PhD conferral by September 2013), in terms of publications and presentations, in the fields of urban studies, planning, geography, management, public administration, economics, or a related field.
Closing date: 12 May 2013.
Interview date: 30 May 2013
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