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Postdoctoral Researcher Position at the McMaster Institute For Transportation and Logistics (MITL)
McMaster University

  • Oct. 11, 2017
  • Postdoctoral Researcher Position at the McMaster Institute For Transportation and Logistics (MITL)
  • McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics
  • McMaster University
    Hamilton, ON
  • Open until filled
  • November/December 2017
  • Post-Doc
  • Computer/Information Sciences
    Sciences - General
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Postdoctoral Researcher Position at the McMaster Institute For Transportation and Logistics (MITL)

The McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics invites applications for a Post-doctoral position to support our research in emerging and transformative transportation systems. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to: Connected and Autonomous Vehicles; Electric Mobility; Shared Mobility; Transportation Data Analytics and Smart Cities.

Applicants are sought who have a track record involving innovative and collaborative research in disruptive transportation systems. The successful applicant will have (i) a keen interest in understanding new technologies and their impacts, (ii) a good understanding of quantitative and qualitative research approaches and (iii) a willingness to work in a multi-disciplinary environment.

This is a two year position, with possibility of renewal. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority for this position. Applicants must have a recent PhD in Engineering, Science, or another relevant field, and be in a position to complete all requirements of their PhD before taking up employment with MITL.

MITL, founded in 2007, is a University Institute supported by the private and public sectors and working with business and all three levels of government to address transportation and logistics challenges and with a mission to move Canada and the world toward transportation behaviours that are measurably more sustainable. MITL’s key focus areas include Transportation (i.e. goods and people movement), Modelling & optimization (e.g. the interplay between transportation and land use; impact analysis, route analysis), and Government & Policy (e.g. decision support; transportation and land use planning).

Applicants are asked to send their curriculum vitae and a statement detailing research interests to Dr. Saiedeh Razavi, Director, McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics, McMaster University via e-mail at

  • In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, M├ętis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.

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  • Deane Maynard
    McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics
    McMaster University
    1280 Main St. West
    Sges/Mitl Gsb-206
    Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1
  • 905525914022542
  • 905-546-0463


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