CDM - Post-Doctoral Position in Technology & Operations Management

EmployerSwiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL
WorkplaceLausanne, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
CategoryBusiness / Economics
PositionSenior Researcher / Postdoc



The Chair of Technology and Operations Management (TOM), at the College of Management of Technology, is looking for a full-time post-doctoral researcher.

Our research unit is focused on issues in Technology & Operations Management, aiming to propose solutions to problems motivated by real-world practice. We base our work on stylized quantitative models to analyze essential decision-making tradeoffs and offer managerial insights using standard OR methods. We place special emphasis on topics related to supply chain management and its connection with other functions, broadly defined.

For reference of past work please visit: ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> The post-doctoral position will typically span two years. Working language is English.

Your job

  • Full responsibility for your own research
  • Research in collaboration with the research team and potential industry partners
  • Co-supervision of student projects and basic administrative support

We expect

  • An excellent PhD degree, preferably in Applied Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research or Statistics
  • A strong mathematical background and a sincere interest in business-related topics
  • Proficiency in English, strong team spirit, social skills, independence and a high level of motivation for academic research work motivated by relevant practical problems

We offer

  • Excellent compensation and research environment: an innovative and competitive atmosphere, modern equipped working areas and an environment that promotes access to the world’s best scientists
  • Full financial support, including conference visits

This position is open as of October 1st, 2016

Please send your curriculum vitae including your list of publications to: tom [a] epfl[.]ch CDM-lp 07.09.2016

In your application, please refer to
and reference  JobID 34025.

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