[10-01-08] Vacatures voor 4 nieuwe functies bij AIDA

Vacancies for 4 new staff members at the research centre Applications of Integrated Driver Assistance

Driver assistance systems and services support or take over the tasks of driver. Examples are Adaptive Cruise Control and Navigation systems that use real-time traffic information. But to what extend can they improve traffic safety, traffic efficiency and environmental impacts and driver comfort?

The Applications of Integrated Driver Assistance (AIDA) research centre focuses on the analysis and modelling of the interaction between driver assistance systems and services, driver behaviour and traffic flow behaviour. It was established in 2003 at the University of Twente together with the Netherlands organization of applied scientific research TNO. AIDA is located at the Faculty of Engineering Technology of the University of Twente at the Center for Transport Studies and the Laboratory of Design, Production and Management. AIDA gives a course on Intelligent Transport Systems and supervises 4-5 Master students each year.

AIDA is looking for new staff members for the following projects.

1. Route choice and traffic safety

2. Traffic flow based specifications for Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control

3. Development of a simulation framework for driver assistance systems and services

4. Human factors in the design process of cooperative driver assistance systems

You have a Master or PhD degree in a relevant discipline, such as civil engineering, applied mathematics, information technology with excellent modeling skills. You preferably have experience in the field of traffic flow modeling, human factors or driver assistance systems. For project 4, you may have a background in human factors or product/interaction design. You like to work in a multidisciplinary work environment. You have excellent communication skills both orally and written in English and preferably in Dutch.

Depending on your qualifications we offer a temporary contract of 1 year minimum as a researcher (monthly salary € 2279-4190), PhD researcher (€ 1956-2502) or assistant-professor (€ 2740-4190). The position of assistant-professor requires a PhD degree as well as proven teaching capabilities. Extension of the contract is possible based on the availability of new projects. Part-time arrangements are possible. The University of Twente provides excellent facilities for professional and personal development.

More information about the projects can be found at http://www.utwente.nl/vacatures/vacatures_externe_werving/07-189-a-b-c-d-eng.doc/

For more information about the AIDA research centre, you can go to www.aida.utwente.nl.