Are you a highly motivated student interested in doing research in one of the research fields of Operations research /operations management? Then you can now apply for one of the following Ph.D. positions Please apply at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
FTE: 0,8 – 1
The Department of Operations Analytics of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam studies how data can be transformed into better decisions for a variety of processes and operations. Research efforts are aimed at analyzing data-driven decision-making problems arising in industry and society, in particular related to Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Sustainability, and Networks.
By examining the mathematical structure and properties of these decision-making problems and by developing novel data analysis and optimization methods, the Department wants to offer academic and practical insights on how to tackle contemporary challenges.
We are offering 5-year fully-funded Ph.D. positions on the following research topics:
More details on these research topics can be found here: https://surfdrive.surf.nl/files/index.php/s/wJ403RiFrOr4Nix
As a Ph.D. student on these projects, your main tasks and responsibilities are:
If you share our enthusiasm for the academic challenges and relevance of proposed research topics and meet the requirements below, then we encourage you to apply and indicate the two topics that appeal to you the most.
WHAT ARE WE OFFERING?
We offer you the opportunity to join a young, international and ambitious research group on challenging research topics with a large research and valorization potential. For your project, you will work in close collaboration with a dedicated supervising team of senior researchers who will guide you through the Ph.D. research process and welcome you to their international research networks.
Depending on your prior education, you will be offered a customized doctoral training program to boost your research and teaching skills and prepare you for an academic career. Job opportunities for doctoral graduates in our research field on the labor market are excellent, both in academia and in industry.
A challenging position in a socially involved organization. The salary will be in accordance with university regulations for academic personnel and amounts €2,395 (Ph.D.) per month during the first year and increases to €3,061 (Ph.D.) per month during the fifth year, based on full-time employment. The job profile: is based on the university job ranking system and is vacant for at least 0.8 FTE.
The appointment will initially be for 1 year. After a satisfactory evaluation of the initial appointment, the contract will be extended for a duration of 5 years.
Additionally, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offers excellent fringe benefits and various schemes and regulations to promote a good work/life balance, such as:
ABOUT VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT AMSTERDAM
The ambition of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is clear: to contribute to a better world through outstanding education and ground-breaking research. We strive to be a university where personal development and commitment to society play a leading role. A university where people from different disciplines and backgrounds collaborate to achieve innovations and to generate new knowledge. Our teaching and research encompass the entire spectrum of academic endeavor – from the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences through to the life sciences and the medical sciences.
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is home to more than 26,000 students. We employ over 4,600 individuals. The VU campus is easily accessible and located in the heart of Amsterdam's Zuidas district, a truly inspiring environment for teaching and research.
We are an inclusive university community. Diversity is one of our most important values. We believe that engaging in international activities and welcoming students and staff from a wide variety of backgrounds enhances the quality of our education and research. We are always looking for people who can enrich our world with their own unique perspectives and experiences.
School of Business and Economics
The School of Business and Economics (SBE) provides high-quality education and excellent research in business administration and economics with a focus on contributing to the social, economic, and ecological challenges of our time. Whether it is the use of robots in society or big data, labor market participation or flexibility in the labor market, traffic jams or the housing market, flash crashes in the stock market, or choice behavior in gambling, leadership, or change management: we believe in goal-oriented scientific research and understand that progress in academics, the business community, and society is achieved through cooperation, openness and social responsibility.
At SBE, all of our highly motivated colleagues work together closely in a stimulating, dynamic, and international environment to achieve our collective goal of encouraging society to make informed choices. Approximately 4,200 Bachelor's and Master's students and 1,700 executive students are enrolled at the School and employ roughly 500 people.
Are you interested in this position? Please apply via the application button and upload your curriculum vitae and cover letter until September 6, 2021.
Applications received by e-mail will not be processed.
If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, you may contact:
Name: Prof. Dr. Wout Dullaert
Position: Head of the department
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
phone 1 443-757-3500
phone 2 800-4INFORMS (800-446-3676)