Current opportunities and vacancies

We currently have vacancies for:

Research Assistant - Mobility (2 posts)

Application deadline: 2 November 2020

An opportunity has arisen for two Research Assistants to be based at the Urban Big Data Centre.

The post holders will contribute to a project on the collection and validation of mobile phone data for mobility research working with Dr Jinhyun Hong and Dr Qunshan Zhao. The project will finish by the end of March 2021. The successful candidates will be expected to help set up and deliver the household travel survey using smartphone apps, as well as helping to manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.

Salary will be on the University's Research and Teaching Grade, level 6 £29,176 - £32,817 per annum. These posts are full time (35 hours per week) and have funding available until 31 March 2021.

The deadline for applications is 2 November 2020.

For full details and to apply visit the University of Glasgow jobs portal and search for Job Reference 042344 or 042345.

Research Assistant - Transport Modelling

Application deadline: 5 November 2020

You will be responsible for developing a database of public transport accessibility measures (covering the major cities in the UK) as well as an online interface for visualising/analysing the data. You will be working with Dr David McArthur and will be based in the Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC). The successful candidate will be technically proficient, capable of rapidly delivering creative solutions and comfortably in engaging with collaborators from academic and policy communities.

A small pilot project on the development of public transport accessibility measures has already been carried out with Glasgow City Council. The project used public transport schedule data (TransXChange/GTFS) to derive estimates of journey times and job accessibility. Your role will be to develop this approach and scale it to cover the whole of the UK. You will also develop an online interface to allow others to visualise/analyse the data.

Salary will be on the University's Research and Teaching Grade, level 6 £29,176 - £32,817 per annum. This post is full time (35 hours per week) and has funding available until 1 April 2021.

The deadline for applications is 5 November 2020.

For full details and to apply visit the University of Glasgow jobs portal and search for Job Reference 043024.

 


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