Aalto University is an international community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 20 000 people, over 400 of which are professors. Our campus is located in Espoo, Finland. School of Engineering is an international unit with nearly 70 talented professors and 3400 full-time students, including doctoral students.
Aalto University School of Engineering, Department of Built Environment invites applications for
Doctoral Candidates in Smart Mobility
The Spatial Planning and Transportation Engineering research group is seeking highly motivated and creative doctoral students who would undertake research in the area of Smart Mobility. The broad research scope includes understanding the impact that automation, digitalization, and servitisation will have in our mobility systems, as well as developing strategies and services aiming for a more sustainable and carbon neutral society. The candidates must have a high motivation for research and enjoy working in an international and cross-disciplinary team.
The position should start in late 2019 and is intended for full-time work. The selected individuals will work under supervision of Assistant Professor Milos Mladenovic and Assistant Professor Claudio Roncoli. The successful applicant will have possibility to cooperate with world-class researchers, as well as to attend scientific conferences and meetings. Moreover, the research group provides strong support and academic freedom, with possibilities for interdisciplinary collaboration, both internationally and within Aalto University.
Research areas, requirements, and expectations
The doctoral students are expected to conduct research in one or more of the following areas:
· Mobility and network traffic management
· Mobility system architecture design and data fusion
· Multi-objective optimisation
· Agent-based modelling
A prospective student is expected to fulfill the following requirements:
The applicant is expected to:
· Publish in top journals and scientific conferences
· Participate in research proposal preparation
· Guide master's students
· If applicable, teach in the master’s program
These positions are part of a larger contingent of new recruitments of researchers in the Smart Mobility theme. We are currently planning to recruit at least two PhD students and two Postdoctoral Researchers. Open applications for Postdocs are available at http://www.aalto.fi/en/about/careers/jobs/view/2424/.
Duration, financing, and salary
The doctoral studies at Aalto University take approximately 4 years. The doctoral degree is granted after writing a relatively short summary doctoral thesis (which is typically based on the student’s publications) and public defense.
Currently, the starting gross salary for doctoral students is around 2500€ per month and is increased in with the progress towards getting the doctoral degree to over 3300€ per month. The doctoral students will be granted a one year contract first, followed by an evaluation and extension after two years for another two-year period depending on the achievements during the contractual periods. The contracts include occupational health services, and Finland has a comprehensive social security system. Among European cities, Helsinki is special in being safe, clean, and close to nature, with a high quality of life. English is spoken everywhere. For more information about living in Finland: https://www.aalto.fi/en/careers-at-aalto/for-international-staff.
How to apply
Applicants must have completed a Master’s degree in a related field (applications completing their studies during late 2019 will also be considered). Proficiency in English is mandatory.
To apply, an application must include:
· Motivation letter with contact information and preferred starting date (max one A4 page)
· Description of research interests for the dissertation (max two A4 pages)
· CV and contact information for 2 reference persons (max two A4 pages)
· Summary of the Master’s Thesis (max one A4 page)
All material should be submitted in English in a single pdf-file (compiled with the order specified above). The application should be sent through the eRecruitment system (link ‘Apply for this job’ below) by 8 August 2019. Email applications will not be taken into account. Aalto University reserves the right to leave the position open, to extend the application period and to consider candidates who have not applied during the application period.
For more information
General information about doctoral studies at Aalto University can be found at the “Into” page (https://into.aalto.fi/display/endoctoraleng/Applying+for+doctoral+studies). For additional information, please contact Assistant Professor Milos Mladenovic or Assistant Professor Claudio Roncoli. In recruitment process related questions please contact HR Coordinator Kirsi Kärkkäinen tel. +358 50 591 3981. E-mails: firstname.lastname@example.org.Continue reading
|Title||Doctoral Candidates in Smart mobility|
|Job location||Lämpömiehenkuja 2, 02150 Espoo|
|Published||June 17, 2019|
|Application deadline||August 8, 2019|
|Job types||PhD  |
|Fields||Transportation Engineering,   Communication Engineering,   Computing in Mathematics, Natural Science, Engineering and Medicine,   Programming Languages,   Software Engineering,   Software Design,   Electrical Engineering,   Spatial Planning,   Systems Engineering,   |