• Auto req ID 187BR

Job Description

The Research Fellow in Transportation will conduct cutting-edge and innovate research into important passenger and freight transportation topics that are highly policy-relevant, specifically in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, other countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council, China, and India.

Ware looking for someone who is:
· A strategic thinker &researcher with expertise in transportation studies.
· Able to create and lead innovative research projects.
· Strong in writing &communication skills with a track record of peer-reviewed publications.
· Active in the regional and global transportation and energy policy community.
· Has good communication skills and enthusiastic team player.

Required qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Transportation, Economics, Econometrics, Public Policy, or other related field. A Master’s Degree is acceptable if research maturity in the field is demonstrated given job experience.


  • Demonstrate specific experience researching China, India, GCC, or Saudi Arabia is a plus.
  • Expertise in the development of quantitative models, data analysis techniques, econometric analysis, and/or other quantitative policy analysis specific to the transportation sector.
  • Strong experience of working in evidence-based public policy
  • Proven ability to draft analytical and evidence-based policy-relevant papers that are clear, concise and reader-friendly; successful peer-reviewed publications is a distinct advantage.
  • The Research Fellow Transportation will:
  • Propose and lead research projects related to passenger and/or freight transportation, multimodal transportation.
  • Join existing research in KAPSARC on transportation and its impact on energy use.
  • Conduct policy-relevant quantitative research.
  • Effectively communicate findings in written discussion papers, journals, and conferences.

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