Post-doctoral Researcher Position

The McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics invites applications for a Post-doctoral position in Autonomous and Connected Vehicles to support our research in emerging and transformative transportation systems.

Job Description

Applicants are sought who have a track record involving innovative and collaborative research in disruptive transportation systems. The successful applicant will have (i) a keen interest in understanding new technologies and their impacts, (ii) experience in simulation and modeling of transportation systems and networks; (iii) a good understanding of quantitative and qualitative research approaches and (iv) a willingness to work in a multi-disciplinary environment.

This is a two year position, with possibility of renewal. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority for this position. Applicants must have a recent PhD in Engineering, Science, or another relevant field, and be in a position to complete all requirements of their PhD before taking up employment with MITL.

MITL, founded in 2007, is a University Institute supported by the private and public sectors and working with industry and all levels of government to address transportation and logistics challenges. MITL’s mission is to move Canada and the world toward transportation behaviours that are measurably more sustainable. MITL’s key focus areas include Transportation (i.e. goods and people movement), Modelling & optimization, and Government & Policy.

How To Apply

Applicants are asked to send their curriculum vitae; a statement detailing research interests; and names of three referees that can speak to academic and research performance (with postal and email addresses) to Dr. Saiedeh Razavi, Director, McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics, McMaster University via e-mail at

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