Research Associate in Traffic Modeling RWTH Aachen University, Institute of Roads Germany

Research Associate

traffic modeling



Dr. Dirk Kemper


+49 241 / 80-25225



Institute of Roads

Our profile

The Institute of Roads Aachen under the direction of Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. For decades, Markus Oeser has been recognized and recognized as a research institution for his work in basic research as well as in application-oriented research. Belonging to the institute is a material testing center for road construction and since 2008 an independent calibration center certified by the Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt). 
A focal point of the institute is the development of optical measurement and analysis methods as well as the analysis of these data. Therefore, a research project in the field of traffic analysis and modeling is searched for a scientific researcher. 

your profile

- a higher than average university degree (master or equivalent) as a civil engineer, business engineer or a closely related field 
- you are interested in current tasks in the field of traffic flow and modeling 
- knowledge in MatLab are beneficial 
- you have a good command of German and English 
- high Motivation, cooperation and teamwork as well as the ability for independent, responsible and successful project execution are expected

Your tasks

They independently carry out current research projects in the field of traffic analysis and modeling. 
These include: 
- Analysis of micro 
-traffic data - Development and adaptation of traffic and behavioral models (speed, distance, lane behavior, accidents, ...) 
- Road safety assessments 
- Application and further development of the institute's driving simulator, in particular virtual reality 

Interdisciplinary work with others Faculties of RWTH Aachen University and with your project partners from research and industry. 
They acquire new research projects. 
You publish your research results at international conferences and in scientific journals.
You work in teaching and inspire students in your area of expertise.

our range

Recruitment is in the employment relationship. 
The position is to be filled at the earliest possible date and initially limited to 2 years. A further employment for a total of five years is planned. 
This is a full time position. On request, a part-time employment can be made possible. 
A doctorate exists. 
The place is rated with EG 13 TV-L. 

The RWTH is certified as a family-friendly university. 
We want to promote the careers of women at RWTH Aachen and are therefore looking forward to receiving applicants.

Women are given preference for equal qualifications, aptitude and professional performance, provided that they are underrepresented in the organizational unit and do not prevail in the person of a competitor. 
Applications of suitable disabled people are expressly desired.







Institute of Roads 

Mies-van-der-Rohe-Straße 1 

52074 Aachen


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