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Postdoctoral Fellow - Transportation

Texas Southern University
Houston, TX

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Engineering & Mathematics, Civil & Environmental Engineering
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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Hours of Work:

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

Posting Number:


Official TSU Title:

Postdoctoral Fellow - Transportation

Grant Title:

Postdoctoral Fellow - Transportation

Job Description Summary / TWC Summary:

Duties assigned to this title will require an in-depth knowledge of Transportation Studies, with a preference for sustainable transportation, driving behavior studies, and machine learning applications in transportation. The duties will require publication experience, independent discretion, and judgment in conducting research activities, developing research methods, and mentoring students.

This is a Grant Funded position.

Essential Duties Summary:

  • Brainstorm research concepts, secure external funding, design test plans, develop transportation computational models, and interpret research results in sustainable transportation studies.
  • Contribute to the work of experimentalists and other computational researchers in the group.
  • Contribute to the mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students.

% FTE:


Hiring Range:

$41,976.00 - $52,470.00


Ph.D. degree in transportation engineering, civil engineering with a concentration on transportation, or other relevant majors.

Required Licensing/Certification:

None Required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Sustainable and multimodal transportation.
  • Machine learning and data science techniques.
  • Commonly used transportation software packages.
Skill in:
  • Detail oriented.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Multitasking and time management.
  • Both verbal and written communications in English.
Ability to:
  • Program in R, Python, or MATLAB.

Work Experience:

  • Expertise in multimodal transportation and/or transportation environmental studies preferred.
  • Experience with computational modeling of transportation studies preferred.
  • Experience with driving behavior, traffic safety, and advanced data processing preferred.

Working/Environmental Conditions:

  • Work is performed in a routine office environment without exposure to hazardous or unpleasant conditions.
  • Limited to sitting and/or standing.
  • Stoop, bend, or lift.
  • Handling of lightweight objects.

UA EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

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