The System Dynamics Group at the MIT Sloan School of Management
invites applications for a post-doctoral researcher to work on a new
study examining the future of automotive mobility. The study will
examine issues including: the evolution of vehicle technologies and
fuels, the availability of roads and refueling infrastructure,
consumer preferences, and disruptive technologies such as shared and
autonomous vehicles. The researcher will be responsible for modeling
vehicle fleet dynamics under a range of technology and policy
scenarios, requiring strong collaboration with experts in academia and
industry. The study is expected to commence in April 2016.
The ideal candidate will have: a PhD in engineering, management or
similar, with demonstrated expertise in simulation modeling using
system dynamics, agent-based modeling or related disciplines; research
experience in the study of innovation diffusion in the automotive,
transportation or energy industries; an understanding of discrete
choice models; a proven publication record; and the ability to work
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter that includes the names
of up to three references to Prof. David Keith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be reviewed from February 19th, 2016, continuing
until the position is filled.