PhD Student in Traffic Engineering|ETH Zurich

The main focus of the Traffic Engineering research group of the ETH Zurich lies in the areas of traffic flow theory, modelling, estimation, simulation, optimisation, and control of transport networks. Furthermore, the group interests include the study of congestion patterns in cities, data analytics, and complex systems/networks analysis. To grow its team the group is hiring a PhD Student in Traffic Engineering

The successful candidate will be a full time PhD student at IVT, ETH Zurich. This involves conducting high level research, presenting to national and international conferences, publishing scientific results, and assisting with the Bachelor and Master courses that are taught by the group. We offer the chance of challenging and responsible work in an active team. This full time post is limited to six years according to the rules and regulations of ETH Zurich.

Candidates with acquired background in traffic engineering and/or operations research and/or control theory are highly encouraged to apply. He or she should have good analytical skills, ability to work in an active team environment, and a relevant university degree at the Master-level (e.g. electrical engineering, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, operations research, computer science, physics, etc.). Good knowledge of a programming language is necessary, e.g. Matlab, Python, C++, JAVA, as well as fluency and excellent writing skills in English. Basic knowledge of traffic engineering is an advantage, but not a requirement.

We look forward to receiving your online application including the following documents: a statement of motivation (maximum one page), your CV, and two academic referees that can be contacted for further information. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

For further information about the institute please visit our website. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Mr. Anastasios Kouvelas by email tasos.kouvelas[at] (no applications).