Postdoc responsible supply chains: from compliance to due diligence

Postdoc responsible supply chains: from compliance to due diligence

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3 Jul 15 Jul Rotterdam

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We're looking for an enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher to work with us on an ambitious operations and supply chain management research project.

Job description

In the department of Technology and Operations Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM), we aim to find an enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher to work with us on an ambitious research project together with other knowledge partners and public and private stakeholders. Our research results will be published in reputed academic journals in the field of operations research and/or supply chain management.

Job description
These are your main tasks as our postdoctoral researcher:
  • Write a literature survey.
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative research based on interviews and workshops with stakeholders and data from blockchain-based systems developed in the use cases. This may also involve the development of mathematical models.
  • Report to the consortium and to broader stakeholder groups.
  • Prepare academic publications.


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


In addition to showing us that you’re an inspired, ambitious and competent researcher, this is what we require from you:
  • Completed PhD study (or one you expect to complete by spring 2025) in management or a related field
  • Strong analytical background and knowledge of quantitative methods
  • An aptitude to work with industry partners and stakeholders
  • Keen research interest in global sustainable supply chains
  • Demonstratable potential for excellence in research, i.e., you can show your contribution to publications or submissions in high-ranking journals
  • Strong commitment to high-quality research
  • Proven English language skills, both written and spoken
  • High value for research with practical relevance that is impactful to academics and practitioners alike

Conditions of employment

Here’s what we offer you:
  • A strong research environment; an enthusiastic and prolific research group
  • Research budget that covers conference participation, data collection and research assistance
  • High-level research support
  • The collective labour agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU), which complies with our conditions of employment
  • Attractive employment conditions, which include a holiday allowance of 8 percent, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3 percent and a generous number of vacation days

Please note: substantial tax benefits apply to non-Dutch citizens, conditional to permission granted by the Dutch Tax Office.

Our team is diverse; we welcome candidates of all genders, ethnicities and nationalities.

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EUR can compete with the top European universities.


Erasmus University Rotterdam

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe’s top-ranked business schools. RSM provides ground-breaking research and education furthering excellence in all aspects of management and is based in the international port city of Rotterdam – a vital nexus of business, logistics and trade. RSM’s primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who can become a force for positive change by carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future. Our first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes encourage them to become critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers and doers.

RSM is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from candidates of all genders, ethnicities and nationalities.

Faculty / Institute / Central service
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM)



  • Postdoc
  • Economics
  • max. 40 hours per week
  • €4332—€5929 per month
  • University graduate
  • 4340


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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