Description: VA Techneed a Postdoctoral Associate-VTTI immediately starts from Fri, 01 Feb 2013 13:52:04 GMT, this position will be placed in Virginia.
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As a fully competent Postdoctoral Associate in all conventional aspects of the subject matter of the functional area of the assignments, plans and conducts work requiring judgment with in the independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria. Duties and responsibilities: Plans, schedules, conducts, or coordinates detailed tasks of the identified phase as part of major projects. Performs work that involves conventional engineering practice but may include a variety of complex features. Work requires a broad knowledge of precedents in the specialty area and a good knowledge of and practices of related specialties. Primary responsibilities will be to (i) serve as an on-site researcher at the Saxton Transportation Operations Laboratory (STOL) at the Turner Fairbank Highway Research Center, (ii) conduct existing research projects in the area of intelligent transportation system, freeway speed harmonization, and freeway management modeling, (iii) supervise daily activities of graduate and undergraduate students in their research, and (iv) develop research work plan for new proposals and prepare archived and conference papers. Directions given and received: Independently performs most assignments with instructions as to the general results expected. Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects. May supervise or coordinate the work of graduate research assistants, technicians, and others who assist in specific assignments.
PhD degree and experience in civil engineering, transportation engineering, or related field, with prior experience required. Expertise in microscopic traffic simulation models, wireless communications network simulations (e.g., NCTUns, NS-2/3, OMNet++), and hands-on computer programming skills (e.g., C#, C/C++, VB) to develop application programming interface (API) to enhance existing simulation modeling tools. The willingness to work in a fast-paced research environment, including managerial skills to potentially coordinate technicians, researchers, undergraduate and graduate level students.
Experience with multiscale computational modeling.
Fri, 01 Feb 2013 13:52:04 GMT