Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology

Postdoc/Researcher Light Electric Vehicles adoption

Postdoc/Researcher Light Electric Vehicles adoption

Are you interested in disseminating academic knowledge regarding promoting electric active mobility in the Netherlands?


(Post-doctoral) Researcher

Irène Curie Fellowship



Built Environment



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Job description

The project aims to investigate the relation between residential choice and car ownership and in particular owning and using of light electric vehicles. To that end, a stated choice experiment will be designed where the choice of house together with the willingness to change the ownership and use of vehicles will be investigated. Discrete choice models will be applied to understand the causal effects and various scenario analysis will be performed.

Job requirements
  • Motivated researcher, with deep knowledge of stated choice experiment and discrete choice models.
  • Ability to conduct high quality academic research, reflected in demonstratable outputs.
  • A team player who enjoys coaching PhD and Master's students and working in a dynamic, interdisciplinary team.
  • A proven ability to manage complex projects to completion on schedule.
  • Excellent (written and verbal) proficiency in English, good communication and leadership skills.
  • Conditions of employment

    A meaningful job in a dynamic and ambitious university, in an interdisciplinary setting and within an international network. You will work on a beautiful, green campus within walking distance of the central train station. In addition, we offer you:

  • 0,5 fte employment for two years.
  • Salary in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities, scale 10 (min. €3,877 max. €5,090).
  • A year-end bonus of 8.3% and annual vacation pay of 8%.
  • High-quality training programs on general skills, didactics and topics related to research and valorization.
  • An excellent technical infrastructure, on-campus children's day care and sports facilities.
  • Partially paid parental leave and an allowance for commuting, working from home and internet costs.
  • A TU/e Postdoc Association that helps you to build a stronger and broader academic and personal network, and offers tailored support, training and workshops.
  • A Staff Immigration Teamis available for international candidates, as are a tax compensation scheme (the 30% facility) and a compensation for moving expenses.
  • Information and application

    About us

    Eindhoven University of Technology is an internationally top-ranking university in the Netherlands that combines scientific curiosity with a hands- on attitude. Our spirit of collaboration translates into an open culture and a top-five position in collaborating with advanced industries. Fundamental knowledge enables us to design solutions for the highly complex problems of today and tomorrow.


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    We invite you to submit a complete application using the apply-button. The application should include a:

  • Cover letter in which you describe your motivation and qualifications for the position.
  • Curriculum vitae, including a list of your publications and the contact information of three references.
  • List of five self-selected ‘best publications'.
  • We look forward to receiving your application and will screen it as soon as possible. The vacancy will remain open until the position is filled.

    Job details


    Postdoc/Researcher Light Electric Vehicles adoption


    Eindhoven University of Technology




    February 06, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 15, 2024

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