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Job Description

KAPSARC seeks an analytically strong researcher to lead and contribute to cost-benefit and economic-impact assessment studies of transport projects and policies. The objective would be to provide quantitative impact assessment in terms of economic development and social welfare (relative to costs) of transport focused investments and policies.

Required qualifications

  • Ph.D. in transportation, economics, engineering, or other related field with coursework and/or research experience in cost benefit and economic impact analysis of transport projects and policies. A bachelor’s and/or master’s degree is acceptable if research maturity in the field is demonstrated through experience.

Experience

  • Experience of working in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams is a plus.
  • Good communication skills and enthusiastic team player.
  • Record of publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Additional languages to English are a plus, especially Arabic.
  • The Research Fellow Transportation will:
  • Collect and synthesize information to conduct cost-benefit and economic-impact assessment.
  • Further develop analytical models and tools to provide quantitative results on cost-benefit and economic-impact assessment of investments and policies related to transport and urban infrastructure.
  • Communicate results to stakeholders through well-designed presentations as advisory support.
  • Publish peer-reviewed journal articles and discussion papers.
  • Present results at conferences and workshops.

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