Postdoc position at University of Littoral (Dunkerque)

posted by Moez Kilani on January 5, 2021

Under the project “Sustainable Transport Under Pandemic Context”, University of Littoral has an immediate position for a postdoc researcher to work on MATsim. The project is related to transport modeling in the North of France with a focus on the improvement of calibration techniques and the implementation of epidemiological model. The position is for a period of 12 months with a net salary about 2,200 € per month. We are seeking a candidate who is familiar with agent-based traffic modelling, who have and experience with MATsim (or similar simulators).

Selection criteria

The selection will be based on the main criteria:

  1. technical skills in transport modeling,
    • data gathering and processing (databases)
    • model calibration
    • output analysis
    • and experience with MATsim (or similar tools)
  2. motivation to work on transport modeling
  3. familiarities with Java/Eclipse environment
  4. ability to process XML files

Other criteria that will be considered:

  • skills in the manipulation of geographical information systems
  • big data and statistical analysis
  • knowledge of epidemiological models
  • experience with mathematical optimisation methods


For more information please contact Prof Moez KILANI or Prof Daniel DE WOLF