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Postdoctoral Fellow in Supply Chain Analytics, Department of Business and Administration, The University of Winnipeg

  • 1.  Postdoctoral Fellow in Supply Chain Analytics, Department of Business and Administration, The University of Winnipeg

    Posted 07-04-2022 13:40

    The Department of Business and Administration at the University of Winnipeg is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position in Supply Chain Analytics. The postdoctoral fellow will conduct research under the supervision of Dr. Farzad Zaerpour. The postdoctoral fellow must have interest and expertise in working in supply chain and logistics. In addition to data analytics skills, the postdoctoral fellow should have methodological expertise in one or more operations research domains, such as optimization, simulation, heuristics, and machine learning.


    The appointment is for a one-year term starting on September 1, 2022, or as soon as possible.



    • Must hold a Ph.D. in Business Analytics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or a related discipline.
    • Strong Preference will be given to applicants with experience in Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics, and or Data Science.
    • Must have an excellent working knowledge of computer programming.
    • Must have depth and breadth of methodological expertise, supply chain domain knowledge, commitment to publish in quality journals, and grant writing experience.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are


    Application Process

    Interested applicants should send:

    • a cover letter,
    • a current curriculum vitae,
    • a research statement, and
    • contact information of two professional references.


    In addition, you may also submit a writing sample (e.g., working paper or journal publication).


    Applicants must submit all of the above materials through The University of Winnipeg's online recruitment system. Please click here to submit your application.


    Enquiries about the position may be addressed to Dr. Farzad Zaerpour at

    The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, please submit your application material no later than July 20, 2022.

    The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff and faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons to confidentially self-identify at time of application.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

    If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact Sheena Laurin, HR Assistant at or 204-988-7648.

    Additional information about The University of Winnipeg is available at

    We appreciate all applicants' interest and advise only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

    Farzad Zaerpour
    Assistant Professor
    The university of winnipeg
    Winnipeg MB