CQGRD Invites Applicants for a Research Scientist

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Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development (CQGRD) invites applicants for a Research Scientist.

The successful candidate will work with an established research team to conduct research in accordance with the Center's Strategic planning areas, including transportation and infrastructure, healthy places, land development and regional governance, air quality and natural environment, and community design and architecture. In addition to conducting research on quality growth and related issues, the position requires the ability to write successful grant proposals, technical reports, and manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, and provide management and project oversight. 

The ideal candidate will hold a PhD in urban planning, transportation and logistics, or a related discipline (PhD candidates may be considered). The successful candidate will have strong skills in one or more of the following areas: transportation and infrastructure planning, land use and transportation modeling, spatial analysis, quantitative and qualitative research methods, GIS, land use planning and development, environmental planning, and economic modeling. 

The Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development (CQGRD) is the educational research arm of Georgia Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture. The Center draws on the intellectual resources of other Georgia universities, including Emory University, Georgia State University, University of Georgia, Mercer University, and Clark Atlanta University, and helps achieve a superior and sustainable quality of life through the generation of new knowledge in land development policy, city and regional planning, architecture and community design, transportation systems, and environmental resources management. To realize this vision, the Center is dedicated to the study, dissemination and implementation of ideas and technology that improve both the theory and practice of quality growth.  

The application should include a cover letter describing his/her research interests and experience, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin soon and continue until the position is filled.

Applications should be sent to (email submission)

David Jung-Hwi Lee, Ph.D.

Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development (CQGRD)

Georgia Institute of Technology

(404) 385-5120


Georgia Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity educator and employer.


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