Essential Functions: The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Wayne State University (WSU) invites applications for a post-doctoral scholar in Transportation Engineering. The Wayne State University Transportation Research Group (WSU-TRG) is located in the state of the art Urban Infrastructure Laboratory on WSU's main campus in midtown Detroit. ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Perform research related to Probe Vehicle Data, Traffic Signal Systems, and Connected VehiclesMaintain laboratory equipment to meet unique needs of the research activity.Assist with preparation of grant proposals, presentations, and publications.Actively seek new collaborative projects within the department and externallySupervise undergraduate and graduate students.Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS:The prospective candidate should be highly motivated to perform research and publish in the transportation field with a focus on traffic operations. The candidate should also have experience with and active interest in intelligent transportation systems (ITS), traffic signal technology, connected and autonomous vehicles, or other contemporary technologies in the transportation field. Applicants will have either demonstrated, or shown a clear potential for, creative and independent research that would lead to strong extramurally-funded research and national/international recognition. The candidate should have: Good problem solving skills, good interpersonal, communication and presentational skills, and the ability to interact effectively with staff at all levels.
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.