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Research Associate (f/m) at the Institute for Applied Research
Published(78 days ago)
Deadline for applications(58 days ago)
With around 6,300 students and 500 staff engaged in teaching, research and administration, Pforzheim University is one of the
largest universities of applied sciences in Baden-Württemberg. In its three schools – Design, Business and Law as well
as Engineering – Pforzheim University combines creativity with business education and technical precision. Interdisciplinarity,
internationality, technology and know-how transfer are essential elements of our success. Our employees and students are not only
offered specialist training, but also comprehensive personal development.
Pforzheim University’s Institute for Applied Research (IAF) is looking for applicants to conduct socio-economic and
environmental evaluation within an EU-funded 4-year project. The project aims at developing full-scale demonstrations of urban
transport automation by deploying fleets of autonomous mini-buses in low to medium demand areas of 4 European demonstrator
cities – Geneva, Lyon, Copenhagen and Luxembourg – and 2 replicator cities.
To strengthen our project team we are seeking to fill the following position as soon as possible
Job type:Part-time (75% or by arrangement)
Contract type:Limited to the duration of the project until 28.04.2022
Remuneration: The salary is determined by the collective bargaining agreement for public employees inGermany (till TV-L 13 if all personal requirements are met).
Closing date: 18.06.2018
What you can expect:
You work on cutting-edge research topics in the field of autonomous and sustainable mobility
You are part of an international and interdisciplinary team and work with engineers, psychologists, economists and sustainability scientists
You are directly involved in pilot projects in several European cities
Your academic career (PhD, publications etc.) will be fully supported
What we expect:
Interdisciplinary background (Industrial or Business Engineering and/or sustainability background and/or Social Sciences)
Good knowledge in the field of interdisciplinary assessments to conduct socio-economic and environmental evaluations and to provide practical support to the project leader and the team
Besides excellent English skills, French and German skills are desirable
Experience in project management and/or survey design (survey methodologies, data analysis) is an advantage
We support lateral thinkers, drivers and facilitators and offer you flexible and family-friendly working conditions, continuous
offers for internal university health management as well as a discounted JobTicket. We also aim to increase the proportion of
women and invite qualified female applicants to apply. People with disabilities are given priority if they are suitably qualified.
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