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Postdoctoral Associate AgeLab
  • Job Number: 15766
  • Functional Area: Research - Engineering
  • Department: Center for Transportation & Logistics
  • School Area: Engineering
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Employment Category: Exempt
  • Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes
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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, Center for Transportation & Logistics-AgeLab, to join a multidisciplinary research team focused on investigating driver perceptions and behaviors associated with advanced driver assistance systems to support research projects related to vehicle technology, in-vehicle technology use, and the future of mobility. Primary responsibilities will center on problem identification, the development and testing of on-line questionnaires and interview guides, data collection (semi-structured interviews/Qualtrics), coding/transcription, analysis, reporting, and publication. The position may also involve proposal writing and other duties in support of the laboratory.

Job Requirements
REQUIRED:  a Ph.D. in sociology, anthropology, history, psychology, or another related field; experience developing interview scripts, conducting interviews or focus groups, and with the coding and analysis of qualitative data; experience developing questionnaire batteries or online surveys; experience conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis with a statistical package such as R, SPSS, or something similar; demonstrated attention to detail and exceptional communication and organization skills; experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook); and a valid, current United States driver’s license.  Seek a team player who is able to handle multiple priorities from multiple sources and perform accurately under the pressures of time and frequent interruptions.  Job #15766


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