Good morning - please see below for details regarding this opportunity. If
you have any questions, please contact Sabya directly (contact information
at the bottom of this email).
Stacey G. Bricka, PhD
From: Sabyasachee Mishra (smishra3) [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Friday, July 8, 2016 9:07 AM
To: Elise Miller-Hooks <elisemh(a)umd.edu>; Joan Walker
Subject: Post-Doctoral Position at University of Memphis
Dear Elise, Joan, and Stacey,
Could you please forward this post-doctoral position announcement to your
committee members/friends? Many thanks in advance.
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Memphis
Position Summary: The Department of Civil Engineering, University of Memphis
invites applications for a postdoctoral research position in transportation
beginning as soon as possible in the broader area of demand-responsive
technology-enhanced shared transportation systems, smart cities, autonomous
and connected vehicles. Outstanding candidates with expertise in related
areas will also be considered. The successful candidate will work with Dr.
Sabya Mishra and on projects related to transportation demand modeling,
planning and operations (both on passenger and freight). Salary is extremely
competitive and includes full benefits. The appointment period will be for
12 months initially with possibility of extension to second year based on
Minimum Qualification and Experience: Candidates should have a Ph.D. (or
have successfully defended their dissertation prior to the start date) with
a background in transportation. Applicants from civil engineering, applied
mathematics, computer science and/or operations research will be preferred
but other disciplines will also be considered. Candidates should have a
publication record in transportation and/or related fields. Successful
candidates will be fluent in English, have excellent interpersonal,
organizational, and communication (both oral and written) skills, and be
able to work independently and within a collaborative energetic research
Primary Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to
conduct scholarly research, contribute to the formulation and submission of
manuscripts for publications in peer reviewed journals, mentor graduate
research assistants and students.
Application Submission: Use the following link to apply for this position
Sabyasachee (Sabya) Mishra, Ph.D., P.E
Department of Civil Engineering
Engineering Science Building # 112D
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152
Forwarded message, apologies for cross-postings! (Position closes July 14)
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R) is
seeking an Operations Research Analyst for the Office of Spatial Analysis
and visualization (OSAV), within the Bureau of Transportation Statistics
(BTS). BTS is a principal federal statistical agency that develops key
information on the extent, use, and consequences of all forms of
transportation. BTS is responsible for leading the development of high
quality transportation data and statistics, including geospatial data and
information; and advancing their effective uses in both public and private
This position is responsible for managing critical national geospatial and
transportation network analysis programs, conducting transportation network
analyses and effectively communicating results. The incumbent will develop
geospatial network analysis tools and applications for BTS involving the
development of interactive transportation network data, analysis and
visualization tools and maps for range of customer segments. The incumbent
will assist in the development of multimodal freight and passenger network
modeling capable of supporting intermodal network analysis and the creation
or adaption of models to flow people, goods, vehicles, and craft over the
transportation networks. The incumbent works in a cross-unit corporate team
environment on geospatial data, analysis and visualization and will
occasionally serve on cross-cutting teams within BTS related to a multitude
of agency program responsibilities.
If you or someone you know with relevant experience and a demonstrable
record of proven results is interested in this position, I encourage you or
them to apply. We are looking for a diverse pool of qualified candidates.
This job announcement closes on July 14th.
The announcements can be found at:
Operations Research Analyst, GS-1515-12/13 (Open to All U.S. Citizens)
Operations Research Analyst, GS-1515-12/13 (Open to Status Candidates)
Operations Research Analyst, GS-1515-14 (Open to Status & VEOA Applicants)
Operations Research Analyst, GS-1515-14 (Open to all U.S. Citizens)
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Director, Office of Spatial Analysis and Visualization
1200 New Jersey Av, SE
Washington, DC 20590
Good morning - please see below for details about an upcoming workshop.
Contact Satish (cc'd here) if you have any questions or would like more
Please forward the information to your respective committee members/friends
about this workshop that I am co-organizing in Shanghai on July 16-17, 2016.
The workshop is right after WCTR. The program can be found at:
The workshop attendance is free but all participants need to register at
Thanks for your help in distributing this information.
Satish V. Ukkusuri, Ph.D.
Professor of Civil Engineering
Lyles School of Civil Engineering
CIVL G167D, 550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47906
P: (765) 494 2296
F: (765) 496 7996