Dear STTG Members,
Please see the job posting for a post-doc research fellow at UMTRI.
You can also send your application information to Dr. Shan Bao Shanbao@umich.eduPlease contact Dr. Shan Bao with any further questions regarding this position.
Notice of Open Position
Title: Research Fellow
Posting Number: 101428
Post Doctoral Research Fellow
The Human Factors group of the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute is seeking an outstanding Post Doctoral Research Fellow for a one-year, renewable appointment. The Human Factors Group studies the interactions of the driver, the vehicle, and the environment. The underlying rationale for research in this division is that well-designed vehicles and driving environments make the driving task safer, easier, more efficient, and more enjoyable. Research conducted by the Human Factors group ranges from basic to translational in purpose, individual to policy in focus, experimental to simulation in design, utilizing a breadth of research methods, including surveys, qualitative and quantitative data collection, driving simulation and instrumented vehicles using state-of-the-art technologies.
The successful candidate will: 1) author and co-author peer-reviewed publications and presentations at professional meetings; 2) collaborate in ongoing research and new research proposals with faculty; and, 3) help supervise and train undergraduate and graduate students. Other desirable characteristics include: team player, statistical and data mining skills in data analyzing, writing skills, and experience using traffic, crash, and other sources of public data to address compelling and relevant research questions.
Qualifications include a PhD or equivalent in human factors or related area, expertise in driver behavior modeling, knowledge and/or experience relating to different study designs (e.g., mixed models and multivariate regression models), familiar with database SQL ,statistical analysis software such as SAS or R and data mining techniques such as Support Vector Machine or Neural Network, and a history of accomplishments demonstrating the ability to make strong contributions to the scholarly literature.
To apply, submit a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information of three people who would be willing to provide a letter of recommendation. Please submit all materials as a single document in response to this posting ( ) through the University of Michigan jobs portal (http://umjobs.org).Additional Information
This position offers the opportunity to develop a research program and enhance skills necessary for a successful academic/research career. Extensions are available dependent upon performance and funding.
The quality of life in Ann Arbor is outstanding. The combination of a large, major research university and a small, safe, family-oriented community make Ann Arbor an ideal environment to develop an academic and research career. Ann Arbor also offers an outstanding combination of sports, recreation, and cultural events.
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