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Postdoctoral Principal Researcher (PR) Positions at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

  • 1.  Postdoctoral Principal Researcher (PR) Positions at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

    Posted 10-12-2021 07:23

    The Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois) invites applications for postdoctoral Principal Researcher (PR) positions. The PR will tackle research problems in one of the following areas under the supervision of Prof. Baris Ata:

    • Healthcare Analytics
    • Theoretical and Computational Analysis of Stochastic Networks and their Applications

    This position is structured to prepare the PR to transition to a faculty position at a major research institution. The PR is expected to be independently motivated to execute high-quality research in a collaborative environment. A successful candidate should have a PhD in Operations Management, Operations Research, Computer Science, Machine Learning, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field. Candidates interested in Healthcare Analytics should be proficient in Machine Learning and Basic Econometrics.

    Term of appointment will be two years with competitive salary and benefits, either to start as soon as possible or in summer 2022. Review of applications is happening now, on a rolling basis. In order to receive full consideration, please immediately submit your application materials electronically:


    Application Materials:

    1. Curriculum vitae
    2. Ph.D. thesis or thesis papers if available
    3. Cover letter, including a brief description of research interests, how you heard about this position, when you can start, and how this position will help advance your career goals.
    4. Graduate transcripts
    5. Two recommendation letters (email to

    Apply here:

    Chicago Booth is dedicated to creating an environment where people of different backgrounds, broadly defined, feel valued and where their ideas and contributions can flourish. Chicago Booth welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, veterans, and under-represented groups. If you need an accommodation to apply to a Chicago Booth Research Staff Program, or if there are other factors impacting your ability to apply to an open position, please email

    Baris Ata
    Sigmund E. Edelstone Distinguished Service Professor of Operations Management
    The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
    Chicago IL