The Research Fellow in Transportation will conduct cutting-edge and innovate research into important passenger and freight transportation topics that are highly policy-relevant, specifically in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, other countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council, China, and India.
Ware looking for someone who is:
A strategic thinker &researcher with expertise in transportation studies.
Able to create and lead innovative research projects.
Strong in writing &communication skills with a track record of peer-reviewed publications.
Active in the regional and global transportation and energy policy community.
Has good communication skills and enthusiastic team player.
Ph.D. in Transportation, Economics, Econometrics, Public Policy, or other related field. A Master s Degree is acceptable if research maturity in the field is demonstrated given job experience.
Demonstrate specific experience researching China, India, GCC, or Saudi Arabia is a plus.
Expertise in the development of quantitative models, data analysis techniques, econometric analysis, and/or other quantitative policy analysis specific to the transportation sector.
Strong experience of working in evidence-based public policy
Proven ability to draft analytical and evidence-based policy-relevant papers that are clear, concise and reader-friendly; successful peer-reviewed publications is a distinct advantage.
The Research Fellow Transportation will:
Propose and lead research projects related to passenger and/or freight transportation, multimodal transportation.
Join existing research in KAPSARC on transportation and its impact on energy use.
Conduct policy-relevant quantitative research.
Effectively communicate findings in written discussion papers, journals, and conferences.