Research Associate Opportunity in IM
22nd February 2017
Do you want to shape the future of transport in the UK and EU? An exciting Research Associate opportunity as opened up in Sheffield Management School working with the Eu funded GoF4R project.
The European Commission has funded a project called GoF4R, through the Horizon 2020 Shift2Rail programme. This project brings together technical and socio-economic research and innovations The project will define a structure for integrating and sharing data across disparate transportation operators that can subsequently be used to create seamless – door to door– mobility services using any form of transportation service.
This project is a 2M€ project and involves 16 partners from across Europe including railway industry associations, railway
infrastructure managers, the European Passenger Federation, industry partners and other universities. The University of
Sheffield’s contribution to the project is to identify the key stakeholders in the transport system and develop an
understanding of the data needs of end-users for smart travel, and to ascertain the required skills and skill gaps for the
development of multi-modal tools and work towards a standard governance structure.
You will be expected and encouraged to develop your research profile through joint research activities and will have an
excellent opportunity to develop your academic career potential. You will hold a good first degree and a PhD in a relevant
area (or have equivalent experience). You will have experience in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis e.g.
interviews or workshops and questionnaire surveys and experience in bid/research proposal development and writing.
For more information and how to apply please follow the link below