Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Research Assistant within UCD School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering.
Planning for Disruptions: Improving Reliability and Resource Allocation in Public Transport is a funded project by Science Foundation Ireland. This project consists of two phases, a Concept Phase (6 months) and a Seed Phase (12 months) which this is currently in. The goal of the project is to develop a solution that will support the development and integration of a real-time predictive model for public transportation in Dublin, Ireland. In addition, a resource allocation framework will be designed to assist service providers in meeting the customer demands.
The role will involve interviewing stakeholders, process mapping, and data collection related to public transport. The research assistant is also expected to conduct literature review and identify practices that are adopted in other cities to benchmark against those within Ireland.
This is a research focused role, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator.
Salary Range: €30,025 - €39,908 per annum (Pro Rata @ 0.5FTE if Part Time)
Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 8th of December 2023.
Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.
UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.
Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/