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Current Openings

C2SMART Center is seeking a Research Software Developer to work on faculty-led research projects on analysis of big data and new technologies in transportation and smart cities. These tasks include software development activities on research projects that include assisting the Center in developing novel ways to analyze, process, and visualize transportation datasets from various research projects with computational requirements.

The duties of the qualified candidate(s) for this position include:

  • conducting advanced research using computational tools
  • prototyping and experimenting with desktop and mobile apps for research projects
  • working with large scale databases
  • maintaining on-premises servers and cloud services
  • maintaining and developing new features to the current center’s applications
  • working with faculty and graduate students to offer IT assistance
  • participate in project tasks such as sponsor meetings and developing deliverables

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C2SMART has a diverse array of USDOT- and other-funded projects in the area of connected vehicles, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), and other big data analytics in support of emerging technologies and their applications to solve transportation/mobility challenges. Lead a growing portfolio of research projects being conducted at the Center in the area of connected vehicles, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), and other big data analytics in support of emerging technologies and their applications to solve transportation/mobility challenges. 

Broadly, the Research Associate will lead or support the following tasks:

  • Data analysis, modeling, statistical analysis of transportation systems and travelers, particularly within New York
  • Working with partners/sponsors in transportation engineering tasks such as administering surveys, recording and collecting data, participating in field tests, and deploying and testing new equipment such as sensors, V2V/I/X communication devices, or similar
  • Lead specific tasks that require creation and calibration of simulation models, development of performance measures, and studying and understanding trends and relationships from big datasets
  • Documenting research activity and disseminating/presenting key findings and research activity to sponsors and partners via presentations, written reports, and other deliverables requires

Qualifications

This position provides an excellent opportunity to work at the cutting edge of transportation planning and engineering research, with exposure to current and anticipated challenges transportation agencies and companies are facing in the New York-area. The successful candidate will have a wide-range of exposure to various transportation tools and emerging technologies, as well as experience developing and implementing new products and solutions into practice. C2SMART’s activity goes beyond the academic setting, and this position will be critical to bringing advances in technology into the real world.

Minimum required qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in civil engineering, transportation, urban studies, or related, from an accredited college with at least 2+ years of experience in transportation
  • First-hand experience conducting data analysis on large-scale transportation or urban datasets with knowledge of both traditional and emerging data storage technologies (e.g. cloud-based, unstructured, etc.)
  • Knowledge of basic transportation concepts and intelligent transportation systems (ITS) technologies
  • Experience with technical writing and documentation of engineering/data science projects

Desired qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in transportation engineering
  • Experience or knowledge of simulation and modeling software such as SUMO, MATSim, Aimsun, TransCAD, CUBE, VISSIM, or similar
  • A proven ability to write or edit code in Python, C++, or similar
  • Experience experimenting with different desktop/mobile applications in support of research projects
  • Experience with computer vision and/or other video analytics tools
  • Knowledge of New York-area transportation systems and agencies and/or USDOT programs and goals

This position provides an excellent opportunity to work at the cutting edge of transportation planning and engineering research, with exposure to current and anticipated challenges transportation agencies and companies are facing in the New York-area. The successful candidate will have a wide-range of exposure to various transportation tools and emerging technologies, as well as experience developing and implementing new products and solutions into practice. C2SMART’s activity goes beyond the academic setting, and this position will be critical to bringing advances in technology into the real world.

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Student Openings

C2SMART Center is seeking undergraduate and graduate student interns to support center administrative tasks and participate in faculty-led research projects on transportation and smart cities using emerging technologies on an as-needed basis. 

This position will give the candidate the opportunity to work with pre-eminent faculty conducting cutting-edge research in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) at the Tier 1 USDOT University Transportation Center based at NYU, with exposure to numerous cutting research projects on connected/autonomous vehicles, applied big data analytics, infrastructure resiliency, and more. Center projects involve the latest methods advances in Artificial Intelligence and Deep-Learning methods applied to transportation.

Description of responsibilities:

  • Assist center staff, transportation faculty, postdocs, and students with research project tasks and technology deployments.
  • Conduct literature reviews and search for new sources of information through city/state/federal technical reports, sources, and other links on new Intelligent Transportation Systems projects and technologies implemented in states/cities across the country.
  • Data input, cleaning, and analysis of large transportation datasets.
  • Design and disseminate research and center activity on the Center website and other media.
  • Assist in hosting center programming, seminars, workshops, and other events.
  • Perform administrative duties as assigned.

Purpose/role

C2SMART Center is looking to add a content editor and graphic designer to work in support of the Center’s research projects, events, and communications. The position is responsible reviewing and editing written reports and papers; assisting in creating promotional and outreach materials, both digital and print; photo, graphic, and video production and editing; and assisting in developing and maintaining website content.

Description of responsibilities

Editing, Website, and Social Media:

  • Copyediting reports, newsletters, and research papers.
  • Assist in planning, writing and managing e-blasts and e-newsletters.
  • Draft news updates, event announcements, and page copy for the C2SMART website.
  • Draft and organize social media content to promote C2SMART blogs, videos and media coverage on Twitter, LinkedIn, and in Mailchimp.
  • Design event/program fliers, graphics and other marketing material.

Photo, Video and Graphics:

    • Edit and format photos and videos for social media and the website
    • Create infographics, gifs, animations and graphics for social media and the website
    • Digital asset management including logos, stationary, presentations, etc.