Opportunities

For more up-to-date information about open RA positions, see http://laep.usu.edu/openpositions

1. A full-time RA position for a prospective Ph.D. student is available to study the following topic:

  • Development and validation of a community planning tool (particularly for individuals with disabilities)

Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualification

  • Experience with WebGIS, coding (Python, R)
  • Experience with data science and statistics
  • Enthusiasm in urban planning research
  • Degree in planning, landscape architecture, architecture, geography, computer science, or related discipline
  • Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree with undergraduate research experience

Funding:

  • 4-year full time RA (including tuition and health insurance), additional years based on successful review and available funding. In-state tuition rates will apply.

If interested, please send a brief letter of interest (including your CV) to me at keunhyun.park@usu.edu. Any questions are also welcome.


2. Other positions are available for highly motivated graduate students wishing to study one of the following topics:

  • Urban design research (downtown revitalization, public space, transit-oriented developments)
  • Spatial analysis, modelling, and visualization
  • Digital technologies (drone, VR/AR, sensor, image processing)
  • Observational research in public space
  • Built environment and health/travel behaviors

Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualification

  • Experience with GIS
  • Experience with data analysis and statistics
  • Enthusiasm in urban design research
  • Degree in planning, landscape architecture, architecture, psychology, geography, computer science, or similar discipline
  • Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree with undergraduate research experience

Funding:

  • 1-year GRA (including health insurance), additional years based on successful review and available funding. In-state tuition rates will apply.
  • Potential for TA funding also available in lieu or partial with GRA.

If interested, please send a brief letter of interest (including your CV) to me at keunhyun.park@usu.edu. Any questions are also welcome.