Lecturer in Transport Planning

WorkplaceLeeds, Yorkshire, UK




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Are you interested in working for a global leader in transport research and education? Would you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research-intensive Universities?

We are looking for a highly motivated and talented individual who can deliver excellent research and teaching in the field of Transport planning.

The successful applicant will contribute to the development and delivery of programmes in the areas of Transport Planning addressing issues of delivering net zero and decarbonisation and will involve teaching on specialist modules contributing on areas such as active travel services & infrastructure implementation, at postgraduate and undergraduate levels across the Institute for Transport Studies (ITS) programmes.

The candidate will be able to demonstrate an excellent academic potential and an established track record of high-quality and innovative research activity. The focus of the academic track record should be on transport policy and planning for sustainable futures and is open to any area within that context. The post holder will be a member of academic staff in the Institute for Transport Studies.

Policy impact is at the core of our work and our Transport Planning research is being used by industry bodies such as DfT and city municipalities. More widely, we have developed significant strengths in Transport Planning, decarbonisation, transport policy and travel behaviour interactions; transport scheme design and impact analysis, for improving urban environments and achieving a socially just transition to net zero futures.

You will be highly motivated, enthusiastic, and have strong analytical skills, with experience in primary empirical work, with an appreciation of both traditional and new forms of data, in the field of transport planning.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Name: Professor Simon Shepherd

Email: S.P.ShepherdITS.Leeds.ac.uk

Website: ?url=https%3A%2F%2Fenvironment.leeds.ac.uk%2Ftransport%2Fstaff%2F975%2Fprofessor-simon-shepherd&module=jobs&id=2866784" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?url=https%3A%2F%2Fenvironment.leeds.ac.uk%2Ftransport%2Fstaff%2F975%2Fprofessor-simon-shepherd&module=jobs&id=2866784" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/­transport/­staff/975/­professor-simon-shepherd

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Environment
School/Institute: Institute for Transport Studies
Category: Academic
Grade: Grade 7 to Grade 8
Salary: £37,099 to £54,395 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Ongoing
Release Date: Wednesday 03 April 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 25 April 2024
Reference: ENVTR1189
Downloads: Candidate Brief

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