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2021 Donald Gaver Early Career Award Now Accepting Submissions

  • 1.  2021 Donald Gaver Early Career Award Now Accepting Submissions

    Posted 04-19-2021 09:00
    The purpose of the award is to support creative and diverse work in operations research in the early career of the recipient. The candidate must be within ten years of receiving a PhD and be in a tenure track academic appointment.

    Click here to learn more and submit your nomination:  Donald P. Gaver, Jr. Early Career Award for Excellence in Operations Research

    To be eligible for the Gaver Award, applicants must:

    1. Be within 10 years of receiving their Ph.D. and hold a tenure-track academic appointment.
    2. Demonstrate creative and diverse work in the field of OR.
    3. Must be a member of INFORMS.

    The following material must be submitted:

    1. A self-reflection two-page description in English that provides evidence of creative and diverse (innovative) work in operations research, including successful collaboration with individuals outside the applicant’s home institution.
    2. Current CV (maximum four pages)
    3. Letter of support from the applicant’s Department Chair, which must also verify the year of the applicant’s Ph.D. and documentation of the applicant’s tenure-track academic appointment.
    4. One additional letter of support.

    Christy Blevins
    Catonsville MD