UCL Energy Institute


We're hiring: Research Fellow in Transport Policy

8 April 2020

UCL Energy Institute's MaaSLab are looking for a Research Fellow in Transport Policy.

View of city street at night with car lights - Photo by Alejandro Benėt on Unsplash

The main purpose of the role is to work with MaaSLab at UCL Energy Institute and lead the development of evaluation frameworks to assess the impact of the several research projects of MaaSLab, as well as construct readiness indexes for several mobility concepts and make policy recommendations to MaaSLab’s partners.

The post holder will extend the state-of-the-art in transport policy for new mobility services and contribute to the management of specific projects of MaaSLab.

The post holder will also be expected to assist in the expansion of MaaSLab’s research portfolio by contributing to national and international grant applications and to scientific paper publications.

This post has funding until the 30 April 2021 in the first instance, further funding to support the post may be available.

About MaaSLab

UCL Energy Institute’s MaaSLab sits within a wider transport and energy group encompassing work on aviation and surface transport.

Started in 2016, MaaSLab focuses on urban transport and explores new mobility concepts, such as Mobility as a Service, and new technologies such as automated vehicles, and drones.

MaaSLab’s expertise lies on transport and behavioural models, survey design and innovative data collection techniques, big data handling and visualization, new mobility service design and business models.

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Key Requirements

Our ideal candidate will have a Postgraduate degree (in political science, public policy, business, economics, statistics, oranother transport-related field) and a PhD (close to completion is also accepted), or commensurate research or industry experience intransport policy, transport planning, business innovation or another transport-related topic.

Experience in project management and designing evaluation frameworks or indexes (ideally for transport related topics) is desirable.

Further details

Go to the UCL jobs site for the full details of this vacancy, as well as a job description and person specification.

If you have specific questions about the role please contact Maria Kamargianni at m.kamargianni@ucl.ac.uk.

Closing date

21 May 2020

Interview date


Additional information

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.