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Fully Funded PhD Scholarship Autonomous Logistics

VUB-MOBI is hiring! 

Envisioned starting date: January 2021

The Mobility, Logistics and Automotive Technology Research Centre (MOBI) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel has a strong tradition in state-of-the-art research on e-mobility and socio-economic analysis in sustainable mobility and logistics.

A multidisciplinary team of more than 100 specialists addresses the challenges that the transport value chain faces, by integrating the engineering, economy, policy, sociology & environmental sciences.

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) has been a leading player in the Flemish Higher Education landscape for 40 years.


You start on a research project situated in the domain of autonomous vehicles. Your research will focus in specific on autonomous logistics, where you will investigate the impact of implementing autonomous vehicle technology for parcel delivery on consumers, stakeholders and society as a whole.

Your Profile

You are a motivated researcher with strong interest in new developments in the domain of electric and autonomous mobility and have a good academic track record, preferably in Business Engineering, Economics, Economic Geography, Urban Planning, Engineering or Computer Science. You have a good knowledge of statistical analyses and experience with statistical tools (e.g. R or Python). You are a team player. You are a good communicator and write fluently in English. You are willing to attend project meetings and travel abroad for meetings and conferences.


You start as a full-time researcher in a dynamic and stimulating working environment. We offer an attractive salary as well as extra-legal benefits such as free public transport and hospitalisation insurance.


Contact us:

More information:
Dr. Koen Mommens