Senior Research Transportation Engineer

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)
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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety seeks a Senior Research Transportation Engineer in Arlington, VA, to build our infrastructure research program. Our organization is at the forefront of efforts to find effective means of decreasing the incidence and severity of motor vehicle crashes. See more about our research department here. This position is eligible for up to 50% telework.


  • Design and conduct safety research on infrastructure treatments, roadway design, infrastructure technology, and other roadway safety transportation engineering topics
  • Collect and analyze historical and field data
  • Work with DOTs, cities, and other stakeholders to obtain data and implement countermeasures for evaluation
  • Manage data collection and other research performed by outside contractors
  • Publish research reports in peer-reviewed scientific journals
  • Represent IIHS at meetings of roadway safety professionals as an expert in the field
  • Present research findings to technical and nontechnical audiences
  • Mentor/supervise junior engineers

How to Apply

To apply email your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to