May 312017

Transportation Research Associate
American Transportation Research Institute



The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), a national leader in transportation-related research, seeks an experienced Research Associate for its Atlanta, GA office.   The Research Associate conducts qualitative and quantitative research and analysis on ATRI research studies through 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.  This position will be heavily involved in cutting-edge “big data” analysis, working with robust GPS datasets.

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in economics, statistics or a related field plus 3-5 years of technical experience; a Master’s Degree is preferred.  Candidate must have experience with large datasets, advanced data management and analysis tools (Excel plus R and/or SAS) and techniques, and advanced knowledge of GIS software is a plus.

Additionally, candidates must have:

  • excellent written 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.

Join an organization rich in history dedicated to the advancement of the trucking industry.

This position is in the Atlanta, GA metro area. Please email resume along with salary requirements and cover letter to: and put ATL Research Associate in the subject line.  Applicants who do not include the required information will not be considered.  EOE/AA