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Postdoc - Traffic safety
Post Date: 04/12/2022
Close Date: 05/15/2022
Company:
North Dakota State University

Job Listing URL: (new browser window will open)
https://prd.hcm.ndus.edu/psp/recruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=2940239&PostingSeq=1

Salary:
$50,000 - $69,999

Location:
Fargo, ND

Job Description:
Position Description & Details:

The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute invites applications for post doc researcher. The UGPTI offers a great environment for professional growth and inspiration in our interdisciplinary research and outreach program. The candidate will work closely with partner agencies and community stakeholders on rural traffic safety analyses related to human factors in traffic injury prevention. The individual will have the opportunity to utilize his/her strengths in contributing to a growing research program, data synthesis and knowledge building. Exceptional interpersonal, communication and organizational skills are essential. This position is full-time benefited.

Responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities include:

Conduct research projects related to traffic safety,
Manage databases and ensure data quality; and
Provide quarterly reports of work progress and deliverables.

Advertised Salary: $50,000 +DOE

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in a transportation or a related field.
Demonstrated research experience with SAS.
Traffic safety database management and scripting experience, such as with FARS.
Working knowledge and/or educational background with GIS software.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience in defining and conducting research projects.
Willingness to work with a team in managing multiple research tasks.

Preferred Qualifications:

A demonstrated knowledge of traffic safety and rural transportation.
Abilities to work in a team and to lead research projects.
Work/research experience with methods in machine learning and/or forecasting.
Grant proposal and research writing experience.

Applicant Materials Required:

NDSU Online Application
Cover Letter
Resume or Vita
Proof of Veterans Preference
Official Transcripts

Screening will begin 5/15/22

Benefits:

NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package with includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university – with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include, wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.
No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran’s Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.
We collectively acknowledge that NDSU, a land grant institution, on the traditional lands of the Oceti Sakowin (Dakota, Lakota, Nakoda) and Anishinaabe Peoples in addition to many diverse Indigenous Peoples still connected to these lands. We honor with gratitude Mother Earth and the Indigenous Peoples who have walked with her throughout generations. We will continue to learn how to live in unity with Mother Earth and build strong, mutually beneficial, trusting relationships with Indigenous Peoples of our region. (see www.ndsu.edu/inclusioncouncil/native_american_initiatives/).

Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in a transportation or a related field.
Demonstrated research experience with SAS.
Traffic safety database management and scripting experience, such as with FARS.
Working knowledge and/or educational background with GIS software.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience in defining and conducting research projects.
Willingness to work with a team in managing multiple research tasks.

Preferred Qualifications:

A demonstrated knowledge of traffic safety and rural transportation.
Abilities to work in a team and to lead research projects.
Work/research experience with methods in machine learning and/or forecasting.
Grant proposal and research writing experience.

Contact Information:
jobs@ndsu.edu
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