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Position: Research Associate for Traffic Modelling and Simulation of Connected Systems
Institution: University College London
Department: Civil, Environmental & Geomatic engineering
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The successful applicant will lead the development of a simulation model for predicting travel time in connected road networks and estimating fuel consumption of vehicles in that network, in collaboration with automotive control experts and human factors experts. The fundamental research questions such as how the dynamics of the transport network will be modified by interconnected vehicles alongside conventional vehicles, and what network level and vehicle level control strategies maybe employed to improve both network performance and user experience will be investigated. Further activities will include involvement in outreach programmes, impact activities and academic publications
Requirements: The individual should have, or be nearing completion of, a PhD in Engineering, Science or Computer Science. (S)he must have demonstrable skills and experience in computer modelling/simulation and software development. (S)he needs to have the ability to work as a member of a team, demonstrable commitment to the development of innovative research methods, data analysis and presentation. The post-holder needs to be able to write complex reports and papers accurately and clearly
   
Text: Research Associate for Traffic Modelling and Simulation of Connected Systems, - Ref:1737683 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Civil, Environmental & Geomatic engineering Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?34,635-?41,864 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering (CEGE) at UCL is renowned for its commitment to the highest level of excellence in research, and for its creative and innovative approach to engineering. The successful applicant will lead the development of a simulation model for predicting travel time in connected road networks and estimating fuel consumption of vehicles in that network, in collaboration with automotive control experts and human factors experts. The fundamental research questions such as how the dynamics of the transport network will be modified by interconnected vehicles alongside conventional vehicles, and what network level and vehicle level control strategies maybe employed to improve both network performance and user experience will be investigated. Further activities will include involvement in outreach programmes, impact activities and academic publications. This appointment is for a Research Associate post for 12 months in the 1st instance, starting as soon as possible. Key Requirements The individual should have, or be nearing completion of, a PhD in Engineering, Science or Computer Science. (S)he must have demonstrable skills and experience in computer modelling/simulation and software development. (S)he needs to have the ability to work as a member of a team, demonstrable commitment to the development of innovative research methods, data analysis and presentation. The post-holder needs to be able to write complex reports and papers accurately and clearly. Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6b (salary ?30,316 - ?31,967 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis (including corrections). Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Dr Bani Anvari ( b.anvari@ucl.ac.uk ). UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 27 Aug 2018 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and application form Apply Now
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