UCL Energy Institute


We're hiring: Research Fellow - Travel Behaviour Modeller

8 April 2020

UCL Energy Institute's MaaSLab are looking for a Research Fellow - Travel Behaviour Modeller.

Mobility - photo by Mika Baumeister (Unsplash)

The main purpose of the role is to work with MaaSLab at UCL Energy Institute and be responsible for the development of the travel behaviour models and travel-related surveys of MaaSLab's research projects.

The post holder will extend the state-of-the-art in travel behaviour modelling, contribute to the management of specific research projects, assist in the expansion of MaaSLab's research portfolio by contributing to grant applications and scientific paper publications, and add value to MaaSLab enterprise activity. The post holder will also be expected to contribute to PhD and MSc student supervision and teaching if required.

The post has funding until the 14 October 2021 in the first instance, further funding to support the post may become 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 PhD, close to completion, or commensurate research or industry experience in discrete choice modelling, survey design, and advanced data collection and handling techniques together with a postgraduate degree in economics, maths, engineering or another quantitative field is essential.

A specialism in transport and econometrics and experience in discrete choice modelling, behavioural modelling, and econometrics are also required. Experience in project management 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

18 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.