The University of Hamburg (Germany) is currently recruiting a Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Action (MSCA) Early Stage Researcher (PhD student), with the research direction on “Freight transport model with autonomous inland shipping application and environmental externalities”. The selected candidate will receive funding from the prestigious Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network AUTOBarge (https://etn-autobarge.eu) for 36 months, and will be jointly trained by 10 European universities and 10 industry organizations, with Prof. Qing Liu (University of Hamburg) as the main supervisor.
The successful candidate will receive an attractive salary in accordance with the MSCA regulations for Early Stage Researchers. The exact (net) salary will be confirmed upon appointment and is dependent on local tax regulations and on the country correction factor (to allow for the difference in cost of living in different EU Member States). The salary includes a living allowance, a mobility allowance and a family allowance (if applicable).
Besides that AUTOBarge will offer to take advantage of joint scientific research trainings and transferable skills workshops, and many international conferences.
Master students with relevant research interests and backgrounds in transportation economics, econometrics, machine learning and ship autonomous driving are welcome to apply as soon as possible. Fluency in English is required, and a basic knowledge of German is preferred. Due to the requirement of the MSCA program, the candidate should not have resided or carried out their main activity (e.g. work, studies) in Germany "for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the recruitment date". In addition, Early-stage researchers (ESR) are those who are, at the time of recruitment by the host, in the first four years (full-time equivalent) of their research careers.
For details, please refer to the joint application website: https://etn-autobarge.eu/recruitment/open-positions/esr12/ or welcome to consult Prof. Qing Liu firstname.lastname@example.org.Deadline: 01 September 2021
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