Imperial College London: Transport Strategy Centre, Centre for Transport Strategy Centre at Imperial College London

Contact: Carmen Oleksinski
Region: England - SE - Greater London
Location: South Kensington Campus
Sector: Public Sector
Category: Public transport
Closes: Monday 8th August 2022
Salary: £35-40K

Research Analyst - Public Transport

Job Description


South Kensington Campus, London

Position Type



£33,977 – £38,360 plus benefits

Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a Research Analyst in the field of Public Transport to join the Transport Strategy Centre (TSC) at Imperial College London.  The successful applicant will join a globally recognised applied research and consultancy group, focused on public transport. The TSC works with over 125 providers of public transport globally. We are a growing, multidisciplinary team combining people from industry, consultancy and academic backgrounds. We would welcome applications from the 2022 cohort of graduates and post-graduates, as well as applications from persons with more experience.  

Duties and responsibilities

You will play a critical role in the TSC’s mission of helping to improve public transport worldwide.  The position will include compiling, analysing and synthesising qualitative and quantitative information from public transport providers globally. You will draw meaningful insights into performance, industry trends and practice using unique datasets, working directly with industry partners.

You will gain a strong understanding of public transport operations, planning, economics and policy.

Essential requirements

    • A strong undergraduate level degree (2:1 or equivalent) in a discipline with a significant numerate content such as Civil Engineering, Transportation Planning, Mathematics, Economics, or another related field.
    • Strong analytical skills with an ability to interpret data and draw meaningful insights from information and datasets.
    • You will be self-motivated and show your ability to exercise initiative or work independently where necessary.
    • You will have good interpersonal and collaboration skills, including proven competence in working in project teams and interacting well with professionals at all levels.
    • You must have excellent accuracy and attention to detail.

The full list of requirements can be found in the Job Description.

Further information

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Carmen Oleksinski, Transport Strategy Centre, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at

Our preferred method of application is online via our website. Please go to and search using reference number ENG02187

Further information about the post is available in the job description.

Any queries regarding the application or interview process should be directed to Alexandra Williams at

Closing Date: 08 August 2022 (Closing date extended)

Interviews: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to 1st round interviews, with successful applicants being required to attend a 2nd round - Dates tbc

About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focused entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity and to eliminating discrimination. All employees are expected to follow the Imperial Values & Behaviours framework. Our values are: 

  • Respect              
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence          
  • Integrity
  • Innovation

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

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How to Apply

To apply, please go to and search using reference number ENG02187.


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