Vacature Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (TU/e) – PhD candidates in Operations Management
PhD candidates in Operations Management
The PhD student will work on a project defined on forehand. Two projects are considered:
- A project, externally funded, on efficient distribution of goods into city areas. Focus in this project is on the retail operations aspects. Specific research topics deal with multi-item inventory control and inventory-routing policies.
- A project, externally funded, on the planning and control of distribution activities in the agricultural supply chain. Specific research topics deal with multi-modal transportation planning, integrating forward and reverse transportation flows and real-time control of such networks.
The PhD student is expected to do both supervised and unsupervised research, write a PhD thesis and research papers on the research project. A small part of the position involves teaching in courses offered by the group. Funding for these positions has not been finalized but a decision is expected before the end of this year.
‘this vacancy will be promoted at the PhD Workshop Beijing’
For the PhD candidate positions, the applicant should have completed (or be close to completion of) a Master’s degree in industrial engineering, econometrics, mathematics, or operations management, with a solid background in quantitative, statistical and/or econometric research methods. The candidate’s file should demonstrate evidence of the ability to interact with industry and/or policy makers, since this is a key part of each project.
More information about the OPAC group can be found at http://w3.ieis.tue.nl/en/groups/opac/. More information about this position and the research programs should be addressed to: dr. Tom Van Woensel, phone +31 – 40 247 5017, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information about terms of employment can be obtained from Mrs. Ellen van der Mierden, personnel officer (email@example.com), phone: +31.40.247 4886. Further information about Eindhoven University of Technology can be found at http://www.tue.nl.
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