Open position: Researcher in Providence for Transportation Project


We are currently seeking a part-time Researcher in Providence, Rhode Island to support a research engagement to inform both planning and policy implications of AV technology as well as set a global precedent for future public transportation initiatives. The pilot project is an initiative by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation. The researcher will conduct field research which includes, but is not limited to: survey dissemination, observation studies, photography, and ongoing interviews. The research aim is to capture sentiment, attitude, and awareness surrounding AV transportation technologies as well as to capture ongoing feedback from riders and key stakeholders on the shuttle service. The project has both qualitative and quantitative methodologies and the data will contribute to a larger knowledge base. The researcher will gain experience in all aspects of the research taking place throughout Providence. The Research Assistance will work closely with representatives from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, 3×3, and Brown University. We are seeking someone that is comfortable speaking Spanish.


  • Position Availability: Jan 2020 – May 2020
  • Title: Researcher
  • Location: Providence, Rhode Island
  • Rate: $20/hour
  • Hours/Week: Up to 10 hours a week
  • Language Requirements: Ability to speak conversational Spanish
  • Responsibilities:


    Submission: To be considered, please submit your application to katefisher@3× by Jan 10th. The candidate will start as soon as possible. Please submit your weekly availability from Jan – May, resume, portfolio or writing sample (if available) and blog (if available). Applicants must write “Research Assistant: [FIRST NAME _ LAST NAME]” in subject line of email.

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