Job Opening: Research Fellow in Dynamic Travel Demand Forecasting and Network Modelling

The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources is home to four Institutes with a shared mission to address the challenges of global sustainability, through world-leading research. The UCL Energy Institute’s MUSA-Lab ( sits within a wider transport and energy group encompassing work on aviation and surface transport, focusing on mobility urban systems analytics and explores new mobility concepts, such as Mobility as a Service, and new technologies such as automated vehicles, and drones.

About the role

Research Follow on Dynamic Travel Demand Forecasting and Network Modelling Working within the MUSA-Lab group of the Energy Institute, line-managed by Dr. Manos Chaniotakis This post is available from 15 January 2024 and is funded for 15 months in the first instance, further funding to support the post may be available. Contact information: A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact If you have specific questions about the role please contact Manos Chaniotakis, This role meets the eligibility requirements for a skilled worker certificate of sponsorship or a global talent visa under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore, UCL welcomes applications from international applicants who require a visa.

About you

We are looking for a highly motivated research fellow with great analytical skills, to extend the state of the art in transport modelling, simulation and calibration and generate methodological contributions in the field of dynamic travel demand forecasting and network modelling.

What we offer

As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits some of which are below: • 41 Days holiday (27 days annual leave, 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days) • Additional 5 days’ annual leave purchase scheme • Defined benefit career average revalued earnings pension scheme (CARE) • Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan • Immigration loan • On-site nursery • On-site gym • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay • Employee assistance programme:Staff Support Service • Discounted medical insurance

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce. These include people from ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women. Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

How to apply

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