Transportation Research Specialist – Data Analyst, programmer and modeler

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The UVM Transportation Research Center (TRC) has an opening for a Research Specialist with credentials and experience in data analysis, programming and modeling. The Research Specialist position accomplishes this on research project teams that design data collection including travel surveys, tabulate data including through use of programming languages, conduct statistical analysis of data including modeling and run simulations.  The position contributes to the writing of reports, proposals and journal papers including graphical communication of tables, figures, maps and equations.  Generation of new knowledge and dissemination are key outcomes of the TRC’s research work.   TRC’s research spans traditional disciplines and incorporates both qualitative and quantitative analysis. 

Coordinate data management; perform complex analysis and interpret research data; develop and assess quality assurance methods and standards to ensure data integrity; create and maintain evaluation documentation, data files, and records; present results and prepare statistical and administrative reports.

Assist in or develop experiments, protocols, programs, research proposals, and evaluation methods and instruments; oversee research activities; review and evaluate project progress in consultation with the research team and grant PIs.
Contribute to research reports, grant proposals, journal papers and other publications.

As a team member of the center you will be afforded all the benefits and compensation associated with full-time university employment, and will be contributing directly to the research endeavors in partnership with the TRC research team and faculty and students in multiple UVM colleges.

The UVM Transportation Research Center (TRC), an interdisciplinary, grant-funded Matrix Center at the University of Vermont is chartered to advance research, education and outreach on sustainable transportation system solutions. The UVM TRC focuses on sustainable transportation systems as they relate to travel behavior and infrastructure, particularly in northern, rural, exurban and micropolitan contexts. The UVM TRC reports to the Office for Vice President of Research and the Graduate College, and advances UVM's research mission of creating world-class excellence in multidisciplinary research, and service to Vermont and the nation.

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For more information contact Glenn McRae