Phd Scholarship Autonomous Mobility

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 on the economic and social aspects of electric autonomous vehicles, e.g. user acceptance, market development, infrastructure and policy.


You are a motivated researcher with a 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 with a strong interest in Business. You are a team player. You are a good communicator and write fluently in Dutch and 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.


All applications must be sent via VUB Talentfinder.

Deadline for application: 19/02/2019

For more information contact prof. dr. Lieselot Vanhaverbeke: