Job posting number: #7115915
Posted: November 11, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionThe Talent Acquisition department hires qualified candidates to fill positions which contribute to the overall strategic success of Howard University. Hiring staff “for fit” makes significant contributions to Howard University’s overall mission.
This position will be a key member of the HUTRC team and will be responsible for supporting all research activities, in addition to proposal development, project management, etc. The selected candidate will assist in the continued growth of the research business of the Center and the University as a whole.
Involves no responsibility or authority for the direction of others.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
Demonstrate a working knowledge in Transportation/Traffic Engineering and Research, including traffic analysis for infrastructure modifications and site development projects, and crash data analytics. Performs research projects, assists in grant proposal and management activities. Internal contacts include Dr. Stephen Arhin in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering as well as staff and interns involved in the different projects at the Transportation Research Center.
Conduct research in Transportation and Traffic Engineering issues
Perform crash data analysis and safety investigations
Perform and/or manage analytical tasks including traffic data collection and data manipulation
Perform and/or manage capacity analyses on intersections and roadway networks
Conduct microsimulation traffic analyses on intersections and roadway networks using transportation planning/engineering software
Prepare written reports and presentations of project and research findings
Prepare research and project proposals
Good oral and written communication skills
Capability of managing field staff/technicians
Experience in traffic analysis software (HCS, Synchro, PetraPro, VISSIM/VISUM, micro-simulation) for planning, operations, and design purposes
Working knowledge of database development/statistical analysis background
Demonstrate working knowledge and understanding of industry-related analyses and development criteria/concepts
Must be able to develop technical documents in Microsoft Office.
Applicants should have received, by the job start date, a master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering or related area of study.