Lecturer Operations Research and Logistics

Lecturer Operations Research and Logistics

Published Deadline Location
5 Jun 30 Jun Wageningen

Job description

Are you the one to teach our students about decision science? Are you an expert on (Mixed) Integer Linear Programming, Dynamic Programming and/or Multi-Criteria Decision Making?

Wageningen University is a top-class university, ranking among the world's leading institutions in the food, agriculture and environmental domains. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious teacher who would like to join our Operations Research and Logistics group.

The university lecturer contributes to teaching and student supported supervision in the area of quantitative decision support in agribusiness and food supply chains. The ORL group provides courses for various BSc- and (two-years) MSc curricula, where students follow compulsory and elective courses, and write a thesis. Although the lecturer position mainly involves a teaching task, the chair group also aims to involve university lecturers in ongoing research projects. Teaching activities will consist of both large-scale courses and small-group/individual guidance in project work and supervision of internships and thesis projects (both at BSc- and MSc level). We also expect you to contribute to the continuous development of (new) courses, inspire students through teaching and supervision, fulfill coordination tasks and contribute to further development of the ORL group within Wageningen University.

Specifications

Wageningen University & Research

Requirements

We expect you to have:
  • a solid background in applied Mathematics, Decision Sciences, Operations Research, Econometrics or a related discipline, demonstrated by an MSc and (preferably) a PhD degree;
  • experience in and strong affinity with building, solving and analyzing quantitative models;
  • strong affinity, skills and experience in programming and/or simulation software (Operations Research);
  • strong affinity with logistics management and/or supply chain management, preferably related to food products;
  • excellent didactic qualities and enthusiasm for teaching and working with students;
  • good communication skills and a team player;
  • active knowledge of English (spoken and written, a minimum of CEFR C2 level). For more information about this proficiency level, please visit our special language page.

Conditions of employment

A challenging position with, depending on your experience, a competitive salary with a maximum of €4274,- for a full working week of 38 hours in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement Dutch Universities (scale 10) for a period of one year. In addition, an appointment of 0.8 FTE is negotiable.

In addition, we offer:
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • a structural year-end bonus of 8.3%;
  • excellent training opportunities and secondary employment conditions;
  • flexible working hours and holidays can possibly be determined in consultation so that an optimal balance between work and private life is possible;
  • excellent pension plan through ABP;
  • 232 vacation hours, the option to purchase extra and good supplementary leave schemes;
  • a flexible working time: the possibility to work a maximum of 2 hours per week extra and thereby to build up extra leave;
  • a choice model to put together part of your employment conditions yourself, such as a bicycle plan;
  • a lively workplace where you can easily make contacts and where many activities take place on the Wageningen Campus. A place where education, research and business are represented;
  • use the sports facilities on campus.
Wageningen University & Research stimulates internal career opportunities and mobility with an internal recruitment policy. There are ample opportunities for own initiative in a learning environment.

We offer a temporary versatile job in an international environment with varied activities in a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

The mission of Wageningen University & Research is "To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life". Within Wageningen University & Research, nine specialised research institutes from the Wageningen Research Foundation and Wageningen University have joined forces to help answer the most important questions in the domain of healthy food and living environment.

With approximately 30 locations, 5,000 employees, and 10,000 students, Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading organisations in its domain worldwide. An integrated approach to problems and the cooperation between various disciplines are at the heart of the unique approach of Wageningen.

For further information about working at Wageningen University & Research, take a look at thespecial career site.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

The Operations Research and Logistics group is part of the Business Sciences section at Wageningen University. The group has a prominent international position in relation to its integrated approaches on the interface between Operations and Supply Chain Management concepts and their translation to effective Operations Research models and solution techniques in the area of food and bio-based supply chains. The group's research and teaching emphasizes the development of decision support approaches and analytics tools, and addresses important interdisciplinary societal challenges in relation to e.g. sustainable healthy food production, processing and consumption, food waste reduction, the transition to a circular economy, as well as the logistics challenges in metropolitan areas.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact Frits Claassen, Associate Professor, telephone +31 (0)317 483797 or by e-mail frits.claassen@wur.nl.

For more information about the procedure, please contact Karin den Ridder, HR advisor, e-mail karin.denridder@wur.nl.

General information about the Operations Research and Logistics group can be found on wur.eu/orl

You are welcome and encouraged to apply via the button on top of this page. Please apply before Monday 1 July 2019.

Specifications

  • Education
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • Doctorate
  • 514334

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

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Location

Droevendaalsesteeg, 6708 PB, Wageningen

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Application procedure

For more information about this position, please contact Frits Claassen, Associate Professor, telephone +31 (0)317 483797 or by e-mail frits.claassen@wur.nl.

For more information about the procedure, please contact Karin den Ridder, HR advisor, e-mail karin.denridder@wur.nl.

General information about the Operations Research and Logistics group can be found on wur.eu/orl

You are welcome and encouraged to apply via the button on top of this page. Please apply before Monday 1 July 2019.

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Application procedure

For more information about this position, please contact Frits Claassen, Associate Professor, telephone +31 (0)317 483797 or by e-mail frits.claassen@wur.nl.

For more information about the procedure, please contact Karin den Ridder, HR advisor, e-mail karin.denridder@wur.nl.

General information about the Operations Research and Logistics group can be found on wur.eu/orl

You are welcome and encouraged to apply via the button on top of this page. Please apply before Monday 1 July 2019.

Make sure to apply no later than 30 Jun 2019 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).