Job Opportunity: Research Associate

Job Opportunity: Research Associate

Job Opportunity: Research Associate

Job Title: Research Associate
Department: Center for Research and Education in Advanced Transportation Engineering Systems (CREATES)
Institution: Rowan University
Estimated position start date: As early as January 01, 2023, pending approval of contract.
Duration of the position: The duration can be extended annually depending on performance and availability of funds.
The research associate will be a part of the CREATES research team working on
various transportation engineering projects, primarily on USDOT Advanced
Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD)
project. For a complete listing of all CREATES active and completed projects applicants
are advised to visit:

In general, the research associate will be responsible for:

  • Managing assigned project(s) on a daily basis and reporting to the projects’
    Principal Investigator.

  • Conducting research and supervising graduate and undergraduate students
    working on assigned projects.

  • Preparing reports and submitting papers for peer reviewed journals.

  • Assisting in proposal writing activities as assigned by the PI.

  • Making presentations to sponsors and at conferences.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering / Electronics and Communication Engineering / Computer
    Engineering / Computer Science or doctoral degree in relevant field.

  • Defense and dissertation must be approved by committee prior to joining.
    Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience conducting research on connected vehicles, CV2X technologies,
    autonomous vehicles, or relevant field.

  • Prior experience in research related to transportation data analytics, specifically
    developing, or applying AI algorithms for various transportation solutions.

  • Willingness to become a team member and a team leader of an interdisciplinary
    team as required to accomplish various tasks of the project.

Additional Requirements:
1. Cover letter, curriculum vitae and at minimum one of your publications.
2. Statement of research interests.
3. Names and contact information of three references.

For more information please contact:
Yusuf Mehta. Ph.D., P.E.
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director, CREATES
Email:; Phone: 856-256-5327