Applications are now being accepted for a Research Associate (Limited Term) to work under the supervision of Professor Matthew Roorda. The new hire will contribute to the management and growth of the Smart Freight Centre and other projects related to Professor Roorda’s Canada Research Chair in Freight Transportation and Logistics.
The focus of the position will be on promoting and managing Smart Freight Centre projects, facilitating Smart Freight Centre activities, engaging with co-investigators and stakeholders, participating in all aspects of the Smart Freight Centre research, and coordinating research for Professor Roorda’s Canada Research Chair in Freight Transportation and Logistics.
The Smart Freight Centre is a multi-university multi-disciplinary research centre that conducts research and implementation projects relating to urban goods movement and freight transportation. Its objective is to improve the ongoing vibrancy of business and quality of life for residents in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area by conducting innovative, evidence-based research, decision support, advocacy and monitoring in order to coordinate transportation infrastructure, land development, regulation, technology tools, training and resources that improve goods movement activities.
Applications will be accepted until January 25, 2019. The appointment will begin on March 11, 2019. The term of the appointment is two years.
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