Professor in Operations Research

Professor in Operations Research

Published Deadline Location
24 Jan 21 Feb Amsterdam

Job description

The Faculty of Economics & Business is looking for an outstanding Professor in Operations Research. The Professor will be part of the Operations Management group and will contribute to research and teaching in deterministic and stochastic OR. Preferably, the candidate applies Operations Research in supply chain management, production planning, inventory control, logistics, scheduling, transportation and/or service optimisation.

Job description

The mission of the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is to prepare its graduates for the future, implying that all education and research programmes should teach students both the traditional knowledge and skills taught at B-schools as well as more technical knowledge and skills (e.g. AI). This is one of the reasons ABS wants to further expand in Operations Research at the Operations Management Section.

Specifications

University of Amsterdam (UvA)

Requirements

The appointee should have the following qualifications and experience:

  • PhD in operations research or related field;
  • publications in leading international journals;
  • excellent teaching evaluations;
  • successfully supervised PhD students;
  • open to working with the industry;
  • team player with good communication skills;
  • fluent in English.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: permanent.

The appointment will be permanent. The gross salary will normally be conform professorial scale 2 i.e. between €5,882 and €9,812 gross per month (including 8% holiday pay and an 8,3% end of year payment) on a full-time basis (38 hours per week). The Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities is applicable.  In certain cases, however, different terms of employment may be offered. 

Employer

University of Amsterdam

With over 5,000 employees, 30,000 students and a budget of more than 600 million euros, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is an intellectual hub within the Netherlands. Teaching and research at the UvA are conducted within seven faculties: Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business, Law, Science, Medicine and Dentistry. Housed on four city campuses in or near the heart of Amsterdam, where disciplines come together and interact, the faculties have close links with thousands of researchers and hundreds of institutions at home and abroad.  

The UvA’s students and employees are independent thinkers, competent rebels who dare to question dogmas and aren’t satisfied with easy answers and standard solutions. To work at the UvA is to work in an independent, creative, innovative and international climate characterised by an open atmosphere and a genuine engagement with the city of Amsterdam and society.

Department

Amsterdam Business School – Operations Management Department

The Professor will be part of the Operations Management group and will contribute to research and teaching in deterministic and stochastic OR. Preferably, the candidate applies Operations Research in supply chain management, production planning, inventory control, logistics, scheduling, transportation and/or service optimisation.

The mission of the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is to prepare its graduates for the future, implying that all education and research programmes should teach students both the traditional knowledge and skills taught at B-schools as well as more technical knowledge and skills (e.g. AI). This is one of the reasons ABS wants to further expand in Operations Research at the Operations Management Section.

The department works closely with the Operations Research group in the Mathematics Department at the University of Amsterdam, e.g. in joint research and PhD projects.

Additional information

Questions may be directed to:

Specifications

  • Professor, associate professor, assistant professor & lecturer
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €5882—€9812 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 20-035

Employer

University of Amsterdam (UvA)

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Location

Plantage Muidergracht 12, 1018 TV, Amsterdam

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Application procedure

The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.

An executive search exercise is being undertaken by Perrett Laver. Perrett Laver will support the University in helping to identify the widest possible field of qualified candidates and assisting in the assessment of candidates against the requirements for the role. Questions may be directed to Dr Annabelle McLaren-Thomson.

Applications should consist of a complete curriculum vitae including publication list stating the research and education interests. These can be uploaded at Perett Laver quoting reference 4457. The deadline for applications for this position is Friday 21 February 2020.

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Application procedure

The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.

An executive search exercise is being undertaken by Perrett Laver. Perrett Laver will support the University in helping to identify the widest possible field of qualified candidates and assisting in the assessment of candidates against the requirements for the role. Questions may be directed to Dr Annabelle McLaren-Thomson.

Applications should consist of a complete curriculum vitae including publication list stating the research and education interests. These can be uploaded at Perett Laver quoting reference 4457. The deadline for applications for this position is Friday 21 February 2020.

Make sure to apply no later than 21 Feb 2020 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).