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Open Faculty Position in Operations Research at ESSEC, Paris

  • 1.  Open Faculty Position in Operations Research at ESSEC, Paris

    Posted 10-10-2018 15:38

    ESSEC Business School is offering a position of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Operations Research for its Paris-Cergy campus, to start in September 2019.

    Applicants should have a strong research focus and interests in Mathematical Programming and Discrete Optimization, with a PhD or doctorate in related fields. They should also demonstrate high leadership and autonomy in research and teaching, with publications in high-quality journals in Operations Research. Salary is competitive with the European Business Schools environment.  

    The Professor will join the Information Systems, Decision Sciences and Statistics (IDS) department, and will be part of the OMOR (Operations Management / Operations Research) research cluster of ESSEC Business School that currently gathers 9 permanent members and 10 PhD students (see website ).

    The applicant should be able to teach both in English and French (or French within 2 years after the appointment), and in various ESSEC Business School Programs (bachelor, master, PhD, and potentially executive education for more senior profiles). Research interests and applications concern, but are not restricted to: prescriptive analytics, data-driven optimization, supply chain management, sustainable operations, network design, facility location, transportation and routing, e-commerce and digital business.             Within the Mathematical Programming research field, a particular focus on decomposition methods for large-scale optimization problems and/or optimization under uncertainty will be considered as a plus. Ideal profiles combine innovation spirit, technical depth, and a strong interest in linking theory and practice through applications.

    With its 3 campuses (Paris, Singapore and Rabat), ESSEC Business School is a top European Business School with international and very diverse faculty and student communities. The ESSEC Master in Management is ranked #4 worldwide by the Financial Times in 2018, and #4 in The Economist. The ESSEC Master in Finance is ranked #5 worldwide in the FT. The ESSEC Master in Data Science & Business Analytics (a joint program with Ecole Centrale Paris) is ranked #4 worldwide in the latest QS 2018 ranking.

    Candidates should send their applications (including a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a list of publications emphasizing the four most representative ones, teaching and research statement and three recommendation letters) to: 

    Ms Frédérique Jean-Louis, IDS Department Administrative Assistant

    The closing date for applications is December 18, 2018. For further information on academic matters and Operations Research at ESSEC, prospective candidates are invited to contact  Prof. Laurent Alfandari ( and/or Prof. Ivana Ljubic (, IDS Professors of Operations Research and Decision Analytics.

    Ivana Ljubic
    Professor of Operations Research
    ESSEC Business School of Paris