Netherlands: PhD Position in Travel Demand Models and Uncertainty at Eindhoven University of Technology

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The projects will be embedded in the Design and Decision Support Systems Program of the Unit Urban Science and Systems in the Department of the Built Environment. The program has approximately 20 PhD students and postdocs working on the development of models to support planning and design decisions. The Urban Planning Group participates in the Smart Mobility Strategic Area of the TU/e. The group of PhDs is international and multidisciplinary with candidates from China, Iran, Italy, Indonesia, Turkey, Greece, Bangla Dash, etc.


We are looking for excellent and highly motivated candidates with a strong econometric and computational profile. Interest in smart mobility and human choice behavior is essential. 
We offer a stimulating and ambitious research environment. Candidates should be motivated to sustain and elaborate the international position of the research group. To complement this environment and for the specific projects mentioned above, we are looking for outstanding candidates that meet the following requirements:

– You are highly motivated, talented and enthusiastic
– You have a relevant MSc degree
– You are a team player and have a well-structured working style
– You have a very good knowledge of the English language, both in speaking and writing

We offer:
We offer a gross monthly salary increases from € 2062,- in the first year to € 2638,- in the fourth year, plus 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end of the year allowance. In addition, the TU/e has an excellent package of attractive benefits for employees, a child-care facility, and a modern sports complex. Assistance for finding accommodation can be given. The duration of the projects is four years, conditional upon sufficient progress. The project is expected to start in October 2013.

More information may be obtained by Prof. dr. Harry Timmermans  (h.j.p.timmermans(at) or Soora Rasouli (s.rasouli(at)
For information about conditions of employment, please contact Ms. C.N.A. van Iperen, HR officer, email hrbwk(at)

Please upload a detailed curriculum vitae with photograph, a letter of motivation, copy of diploma and transcripts and a sketch of detailed proposal. Don’t send your application by email.More information about employer Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (TU/e)
The application deadline is 19 august 2013.
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