Postdoc in Applied Mathematics, Aalborg University, Denmark

A Postdoctoral position is available in the area of operations research/applied mathematics within planning and control under stochastic conditions(P21510)

At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering a position as postdoc in the area of operations research/applied mathematics within planning and control under stochastic conditions is open for appointment from August 1, 2015 or soon thereafter. The position is within the Applied Operations Research & Operations Management group and the applicant is expected to participate in ongoing research activities within the group. The position is available for a period of 3 years.

Research profile
The successful applicant will have a demonstrated research track record within a subset of the fields of inventory management, forecasting, planning and scheduling under stochastic conditions or discrete event simulation. Extensive knowledge of all these fields is not a requirement.

Specific emphasis will be put on programming skills as well as data analysis skills.

Appropriate candidates should have a master’s and PhD degree in Operations Research, Applied Mathematics or similar. The candidate should be able to demonstrate both research height in form of ISI’s Web of Science publications and application of research in practice.

The applicant with a solid teaching background and very strong English skills will be preferred. Teaching will primarily be within the Global Business Engineering and Operations and Supply Chain Management engineering programs, as well as in other study programs at the university. Limited teaching within the area can be expected, but also in other study programmes at the University.

You may obtain further professional information from Associate Professor, Peter Nielsen,  +459940 8932 or mail:

Qualification requirements:
Appointment as Postdoc presupposes scientific qualifications at PhD–level or similar scientific qualifications. The research potential of each applicant will be emphasized in the overall assessment. Appointment as a Postdoc cannot exceed a period of four years in total at Aalborg University.

The application must contain the following:
• A motivated text wherein the reasons for applying, qualifications in relation to the position, and intentions and visions for the position are stated.
• A current curriculum vitae.
• Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD).
• Scientific qualifications. A complete list of publications must be attached with an indication of the works the applicant wishes to be considered. You may attach up to 5 publications.
• Dissemination qualifications, including participation on committees or boards, participation in organisations and the like.
• Additional qualifications in relation to the position.
• References/recommendations.
• Personal data.

The applications are only to be submitted online by using the “Apply online” button below.

An assessment committee will assess all candidates.

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Lisbeth Palmelund by mail  or phone (+45) 9940 7553

Information regarding guidelines, ministerial circular in force and procedures can be seen here.

Last date: 15/05/2015