Post Doctoral Fellow- Evacuation Modeling

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Post Doctoral Fellow- Evacuation Modeling

Clemson, SC
Open Date:
Oct 18, 2018

A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the area of evacuation modeling with Dr. Murray-Tuite’s research team in the Department of Civil Engineering, Clemson University. The appointment is for one year. The position is available immediately.

The postdoctoral fellow will participate in an interdisciplinary, NSF funded research project by assisting Dr. Murray-Tuite and her research team with evacuation travel demand modeling for hurricanes, traffic simulation, and optimization of evacuation management strategies. The researcher will be responsible for conducting original research.

Specific duties include:

(1) Analyzing survey data, develop models (regression, discrete choice) of household evacuation-related decisions, and generate hurricane evacuation travel demand for use with traffic simulation models

(2) Developing optimization models and solution approaches for evacuation traffic management

(3) Leading the development of manuscripts and reports

(4) Participating in proposal development

(5) Mentoring graduate and undergraduate students within the research team

(6) Other duties as assigned.


Candidates should have a PhD in transportation engineering or a related field; have at least 3 years of research experience as a graduate student; be fluent in English; have excellent communication skills; be able to demonstrate technical competence in the above areas; be able to acquire new skills, knowledge, and abilities as needed by the job; work effectively and cooperatively with others; and be able to manage their own time effectively. Preferred qualifications include experience with evacuation research, particularly discrete choice modeling and optimization.

Application Instructions:

Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) 2 sample papers, (4) evidence of a PhD, and (5) a list of 3 references.The review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Send Inquiries: Dr. Pamela Murray-Tuite ([email protected]), Associate Professor.




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Posted: 12/30/2018
Application Due: 6/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time