Tuesday, April 10, 2012

[DMANET] Assistant Professor Position in Transport Optimisation

### Assistant Professor in Transport Optimisation ###

At the Department of Transport an Assistant Professor position is available within the field of Transport Optimisation.

The Department of Transport at DTU is the largest transport research community in Denmark and among the largest university-based transport communities in the Nordic countries. The position is attached to the department's Section of Transport Optimisation and Transportation Engineering. The section employs internationally recognised scientists. The section performs research, teaching, innovation and is also to some extent involved in public sector consultancy.

The section's activities are closely related to (and inspired by) problems arising in real world transport and logistics planning. Therefore, the section also has a close cooperation with industry and other world leading universities. Also, the scientists in the section cooperate closely with the other research sections at the department.

### Responsibilities and tasks ###
The successful candidate should conduct research within transport optimisation at the highest international level and will also develop and pursue the dissemination of research results achieved in international peer-reviewed journals. The candidate will be teaching and must develop teaching materials at all levels in the field of transport optimisation. Furthermore, the candidate should actively participate in attracting and co-supervising BSc and MSc students and contribute to the development of the course curriculum.

### Relevant research field ###
The research areas of interest to the Section of Transport Optimisation and Transportation Engineering include but are not limited to:

- Distribution planning and scheduling within transport including allocation and utilisation of transport equipment and personnel
- Optimisation and planning within public transport systems
- Maritime logistics including port operations
- Multimodal transport systems and transport network design
- Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and real-time optimisation of transport systems including demand responsive transports

### Qualifications ###
The successful candidate must have:

-A PhD degree
-A strong interest and proven background in transport optimisation and operations research
-An interest in teaching
-Scientific programming skills
-Demonstrated ability and desire to publish in international ISI journals
-Critical analytical and problem-solving skills
-Fluency in English, both spoken and written

### Assessment ###
In the assessment of the candidates consideration will be given to

-experience in teaching and education
-scientific production and research potential at an international level
-the ability to promote and utilise research results
-an all-round experience basis, preferably including international experience
-the ability to contribute to development of the department's internal and external cooperation

### Salary and terms of employment ###
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed with the relevant union. The period of employment is 3 years.

### Further information ###
Further information may be obtained from Head of Section, Associate Professor Allan Larsen, +45 4525 1502, ala@transport.dtu.dk or Associate Professor Stefan Røpke, +45 4525 1517, sr@transport.dtu.dk.

You can read more about the Department of Transport at www.transport.dtu.dk

### Application procedure ###
The deadline for submitting the online application is 1 May 2012. Please apply at http://www.transport.dtu.dk/English/About%20DTU%20Transport/Job%20forside/JobOversigt.aspx
fill in the application form and attach your application (in English), CV and a list of publications. Teaching materials and research publications to be considered in the assessment must be attached as well.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.
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