Postdoctoral Appointee: Transportation Systems Analyst
- Argonne National Laboratory
- Location: Argonne, IL
- Job Number: 7115611 (Ref #: 414410)
- Posting Date: Nov 8, 2022
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The successful candidate will update and maintain Argonne’s ATEAM Model, which simulates the relationship between EV adoption and charging station infrastructure buildout. The candidate will address both sides of the transportation electrification equation — modeling charging infrastructure deployment as well as the response of consumers in deciding whether to obtain an electric vehicle.
Additionally, the candidate will develop models and conduct analysis to access energy, environmental, and economic impacts of alternative fuels, vehicle technologies, freight modes, energy systems/technologies and mobility trends (e.g., travel, refueling and adoption behavior) from system to national level. Example project could include but not limited to identify optimal locations for charging infrastructure or hydrogen filling stations for light duty and heavy-duty vehicles, the likely buildout of those locations into networks, and the effect of that buildout on market penetration and energy infrastructure.
Ph.D. degree in transportation, operations research, physics, environmental, mechanical, power engineering, or a related field, and be familiar with energy and environmental impacts of transportation systems, modes, and vehicle/fuel technologies.
Experience in vehicle, energy or transportation systems analysis and modeling.
Experience with emerging technologies (such as connected and automated vehicles, shared mobility, etc.) and alternative fuels likely to be used in transportation systems.
Experience with computer programming (in Java, Python, or a similar language), MS Excel VBA, and other relevant software.
Skilled in oral and written communications and presentations at all levels of the organization.
Ability to work on cross-cutting issues in inter-disciplinary settings and time management in a team environment.
A successful candidate must have the ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.
Knowledge of various aspects of advanced vehicle technologies and fueling technologies, including current and candidate fuels used or likely to be used in transportation systems.
Knowledge of cross-sectoral (transportation, industry, commercial, etc.) energy models and energy modeling.
Experience with operation of the transportation sector and of transportation systems within it.
Experience with system modeling methodologies such as agent-based modeling/simulation.
Experience with vehicle to grid interaction.
Experience with various databases and analytical models and experience in analyzing large data sets.
This position description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities required of the job incumbent. Consequently, the job incumbent may be required to perform other duties as assigned.
Job FamilyPostdoctoral Family
Job ProfilePostdoctoral Appointee
Worker TypeLong-Term (Fixed Term)
Time TypeFull time
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