Transportation Research Associate

  • American Transportation Research Institute
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • May 01, 2019
Full-time Big Data Data Analysis Programming Project Management Python Qualitative Quantitative R Research Statistics

Job Description

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), a national leader in transportation research, seeks an experienced Research Associate for its Atlanta, GA office.  

The Research Associate conducts qualitative and quantitative research and analysis on critical transportation topics through primary and secondary research and data analysis.  Additionally, the Research Associate will work with ATRI staff to manage multiple research contracts and projects, and interact with a variety of industry and government stakeholders. 

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in in planning, civil engineering, industrial engineering, policy analysis, economics, statistics, or a related field plus 3-5 years of technical experience; a Master’s Degree is preferred.  Experience with large datasets and an ability to program in R, Python and/or similar languages is preferred, as is experience with GIS software. 

Candidates Must Have:

  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Internet research skills 
  • Ability to read and understand industry-related publications
  • Ability to interact with various individuals on an interpersonal basis
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks for multiple, diverse projects, in order to meet deadlines in a timely manner.


  • Approximately 10% travel is required.


ATRI prides itself on providing its employees with a robust health and leave benefits. Our benefits include an HRA medical plan, PPO dental and vision plans, and flexible spending accounts. Additionally, we offer 12 days of paid vacation, 12 paid sick days, paid personal days, and 13 paid holidays. ATRI also offers a 401(k) plan with an employer match.

To Apply:

Please click Apply Now on icrunchdata, attach your resume along with message, and submit your application. Join an organization rich in history dedicated to the advancement of the trucking industry. This position is in the Atlanta, GA metro area. Applicants who do not include the required information will not be considered.  EOE/AA


$65,000 +