Tenure track positions for Assistant Professor in Operations Research

Tenure track positions for Assistant Professor in Operations Research

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23 Oct 10 Dec Tilburg

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We invite applications for tenure-track positions in Operations Research starting in the 2020-2021 academic year, or earlier.

Job description

Operations Research (OR) in Tilburg is known for its forefront research in areas like Optimization, Game Theory, Business Analytics, Discrete Mathematics and Applied Probability. The OR faculty have diverse expertise, and is strongly committed to advancing both theory and society through analytic research and impactful projects. An example is the Zero Hunger Lab, in which OR faculty develop models and techniques to optimize food supply chains to feed as many people as possible in countries with substantial hunger.


Applicants should demonstrate research excellence in an OR subfield. Applicants publish in top-ranked journals, advance quantitative methods in OR and contribute to high-impact application areas. We seek to further strengthen our core and other areas in OR, including Data Science and Analytics (theory and computation) and Stochastic OR. Applicants should possess or be close to completion of a PhD in Operations Research, Mathematics, Econometrics, Statistics, Industrial Engineering, or a related relevant field.


The OR group is part of the department of Econometrics and Operations Research, in turn embedded in the Tilburg School of Economics and Management, the leading European School for research and education in the fields of Business and Economics. The department hosts many leading experts in areas such as Operations Research, Quantitative Finance, Actuarial Science, Econometrics, Mathematical Economics and Game Theory. The department offers a BSc program in Econometrics and Operations Research and three MSc programs in Business Analytics and Operations Research, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, and Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science. The OR group also participates in the CentER Graduate Program in Business, both on Research Master and PhD level. Applicants should demonstrate the potential of teaching excellence, and aspire to become inspirational, influential top-level teachers in both undergraduate and graduate education.


Tilburg University



Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 6 years.

We offer tenure track positions for six years, with a competitive salary and attractive job package including pension benefits, insurance discounts, ample vacation days, and end-of-year bonuses. The position can become tenured after six years if the candidate satisfies the tenure requirements of the department of Econometrics and Operations Research.


Tilburg School of Economics and Management

Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) staat hoog aangeschreven. Het onderzoek, verenigd in CentER, behoort tot de Europese top. De Bachelor- en Masteropleidingen, waarvan er drie Bachelors en zestien Masters volledig in het Engels worden verzorgd, staan op de internationale kaart met het in 2002 verworven AACSB-keurmerk. Medewerkers en studenten vormen een ambitieuze, internationale gemeenschap.


Tilburg School of Economics and Management


  • Professor, associate professor, assistant professor & lecturer
  • Economics
  • max. 40 hours per week
  • Doctorate
  • 16514



Warandelaan 2, 5037 AB, Tilburg

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