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26 Nov 2017 Assistant professor position in Mathematics (of O.R.)

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The Department of Mathematics at LSE seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor. For this post, we are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in a subject area related to the Mathematics of Operations Research. The successful candidate will have an established track record or trajectory of research at a level of international excellence, will be able to teach mathematics at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and will have a commitment to excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will contribute to the general work of the department, including the teaching of a range of courses. She or he will maintain an active programme of research in mathematics and will have a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research. She or he will have a PhD in a mathematical subject (or be close to completing one) by the intended start date of 1 September 2018.

For further information about the post, other benefits that come with this job, and shortlisting criteria, please see the "how to apply" document, job description, and person specification which are available at Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide and not less than £53,004 (GBP) per annum inclusive. The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 26 November 2017 (23.59 UK time).

London School of Economics United Kingdom Go Academia
24 Nov 2017 PhD position in algorithms and optimisation

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PhD position in Algorithms & Optimisation (Univ. of Liverpool, UK)

A fully funded PhD position:

A fully funded 3-year PhD position is available at the Computer Science Department of the University of Liverpool, UK.
The Department is the world-leading research centre in Computer Science with a particular strength in theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence. The department offers a strong research environment, spanning a wide range of research topics such as complexity theory and algorithms, distributed computing and computer networks, verification and formal methods, automata and computability theory, computational game theory, data mining, machine learning and natural language processing.

The successful candidate will do research in the areas of algorithms, optimisation and machine learning, designing new approaches and their analyses for simulation-based planning techniques with applications to online retail. This project will be in cooperation with Shop Direct, the second largest retailer in the UK. The candidate will be supervised by Professor Piotr Krysta ( ) and will become a member of the Algorithms and Optimisation research group at the Department of Computer Science:

This PhD project will study a Loan Pricing Problem (LPP), in which a customer browses pages of an online retailer and is interested to purchase a new product. The retailer offers the customer payment options: a list of appropriately priced loans. These offers are based on the customer's past history, and are carefully chosen and personalised, to maximise the customer's lifetime value. How can we model and efficiently solve this problem based on the customer's history? LPP can be approached by simulation-based planning techniques via Markov decision processes. We will use our expertise in this area and in combinatorial pricing and the design and analysis of algorithms to build a learning model for LPP based on data from Shop Direct. Our goal is to develop a novel framework of meta-algorithms which would automatically generate efficient algorithms to solve LPP based on the historic data. We will use both experimental and theoretical analysis of the performance of our algorithms. Our toolkit will involve state of the art techniques in simulation-based planning, machine learning, approximation algorithms and optimisation.

This PhD project is an exciting opportunity to delve into an important and timely research area on a border of algorithms, optimisation and data analysis with a renowned team of researchers and a modern high-tech internet retailer Shop Direct based in Liverpool. The project will help expose the PhD candidate to contemporary theoretical developments in these research areas as well as their direct deployment in industrial practice. A PhD within this project will prepare the candidate to undertake academic research career and industrial research and development IT career.

The position will be based in University of Liverpool's Department of Computer Science and supervised by Professor Piotr Krysta, and co-supervised by Dr. Rahul Savani (Economics and Computation group) and Dr. Frans Oliehoek (Data Mining and Machine Learning group), with a close cooperation with Shop Direct's Data Science Department.

Prior Experience:
We look for ambitious and highly motivated candidates with good first degree (BSc or MSc) in Computer Science, Mathematics or closely related subject, and with a strong interest and background in algorithms and optimisation, and programming skills. A mathematically oriented mind is desired. The applicant must have good communication skills, both verbal and in writing (English), be self-motivated and helpful team member.

How to Apply:
Applications should be made formally by following the University of Liverpool's standard process. Details can be found
here: Applications should list
Prof. Piotr Krysta as the potential supervisor and choose the option "School funded PhD" when asked how you will
fund the PhD. Applications must contain a cover letter, a curriculum vitae or resume, copies of undergraduate and
graduate transcripts, a 1-2 page research statement describing how the applicant's qualifications and research
interests would fit the project, a copy of the applicant's bachelor or master's thesis and the names and contact
information of academic references.

Funding Notes:
This PhD studentship will be for 3 years at GBP 20,000 (tax-free) per year.
a) If UK/EU this will relate to Full Fees & Maintenance (current fee £4,195)
b) If overseas/international applicants this will relate to Full Fee and a small maintenance (current fee is £18,900).

Applications are admitted until 24 November 2017, or until a suitable candidate is found thereafter. The selected candidate can start this position immediately, but the latest starting date for this fully-funded PhD position is 1 March 2018. Please send your informal inquiries to Prof. Piotr Krysta (

University of Liverpool United Kingdom Go Academia
16 Nov 2017 Postdoc position in management science

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For a postdoctoral position in an externally funded research project, we
seek applicants with research interest and expertise combining simulation
modeling and meta-heuristics, machine learning, or computational
intelligence in the context of management science, operational research, or
operations management.

You should have, or be close to completing, excellent Masters and PhD
degrees in management, engineering or computer science (or in a related
subject area), with initial publications in preparation for leading
scholarly journals. Corporate experience from applied research and
consultancy projects is valued, particularly in the domains of revenue
management and/or logistics and transport. You should have excellent
verbal/written communication skills, a strong quantitative background, and
computer programming experience (e.g. Java, R, Python, etc.).

You will be expected to primarily work in an externally funded project on
calibrating and validating agent-based simulations for business decision
support. There will be opportunities to develop further research projects
within the Department Management Science.

The application deadline is Thursday 16 November 2017; interviews will be
conducted on Thursday 28 November 2017. This position is open to all

Please find more information and apply here:

If you require any further information, please contact
Catherine Cleophas

Lancaster University United Kingdom Go Academia
14 Nov 2017 PhD position in optimisation of renewable energy

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A PhD studentship in optimization is available at the Dept. of Management Science, University of Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow, UK, with an immediate start date if preferable (but latest by 1st March 2018). The project is entitled "Optimization of Offshore Renewable Energy Arrays for Minimal Life-Cycle Costs".

Funding is available to cover 3 years of tuition fees plus a tax free stipend (£14,653 for 2017-18, and projected to increase to £15,020 for 2018-19 and £15,395 for 2019-20). The studentship is open to candidates from any nationality (UK/EU/international), however, the fees will be covered at the UK/EU level only (there is about £10k extra fee for non-EU international students).

The application deadline is 14th November 2017.


A fundamental difficulty in developing offshore renewable energy (ORE) sites is that the uncertain environmental conditions make accurately assessing the life-cycle costs of a site a challenging problem. In particular, logistical operations throughout the life of a site are subject to uncertain operating conditions, and it is therefore difficult to plan and schedule these operations, and to estimate the resulting durations and costs. Similarly, the generating potential throughout the operation of a given site is dependent on the realised weather as well as the availability of each asset, and uncertainties in each of these make it difficult to accurately predict the profits to be gained from energy production. Decisions on aspects such as the size, layout and composition of a site are therefore difficult to accurately quantify and compare.

This project will aim to develop optimisation models to identify the best strategy for designing an ORE site. A complimentary PhD project in the Dept. of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering at Strathclyde will take an alternative approach to the problem, and as both projects progress in parallel, mutual developments will feed into both projects. This will provide a cross-disciplinary approach to a challenging research problem with potential industry impact.


Funding is available to cover 3 years of tuition fees at the UK/EU level, plus a tax free stipend of £14,653 for 2017-18, and projected to increase to £15,020 for 2018-19 and £15,395 for 2019-20. The student will be given opportunities to attend a conference and/or specialized training every year.

The PhD project requires a highly numerate graduate with interests in renewable energy. Candidates should have at least a strong Honours degree or equivalent (a strong 2:1 Honours degree, or a B.Sc. degree with 3.3 GPA in a 4.0 system), or preferably a Master’s degree in a quantitative discipline such as industrial engineering, operations research, mathematics or computer science (amongst others). Experience in programming and fundamental knowledge in optimization are not essential but highly desirable. Candidates who are not native English speakers will be required to provide evidence for their English skills (such as by IELTS or similar tests that are approved by UKVI, or a degree completed in an English speaking country).

Applications are admitted until 14th November 2017, or until a suitable candidate is found thereafter.


Please submit your complete applications at:

Candidates are expected to submit a cover letter, CV, any university degree certificates and transcripts, English test results (if applicable), two recommendation letters (or contact details of two referees, if letters are not available to them), and any other supporting documents.

More information about the department can be found here:

Informal enquiries about the project to Dr Euan Barlow (

University of Strathclyde Business School United Kingdom Go Academia
13 Nov 2017 3-year postdoc in Operational Research (Rtd A)

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The Department of Mathematics of the University of Padua has 1 opening for a fixed-term 3-year postdoc in Operational Research.

University of Padova Italy Go Academia
10 Nov 2017 Postdoc position in Operational Research (1+ years)

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The University of Camerino has an opening for a Postdoc in O.R. on the project: "Tailored Rehabilitation for the Engagement and Empowerment of Chronically Disabled People".

University of Camerino Italy Go Academia
07 Nov 2017 Pre- or Post-doc position in Optimisation and Machine Learning

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This research is devoted to the analysis and implementation of methods and models for optimal inventory management and optimal replenishment for drugs. The research will concern the analysis of advanced methods based on machine learning which, thanks to contextual information, are capable of delivering optimal as well as robust decisions.

University of Florence Italy Go Academia
01 Nov 2017 Postdoc and PhD positions in Operational Research, Machine Learning, and Data Science

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Applications are invited for Two Postdoctoral Positions in Operations Research at Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Each position is for a period of 12 months with the possibility of renewal. The start date is negotiable.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Operations Research, Management Science, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or related fields before the start date. Interviews are on-going and will continue until the positions are filled.

Applicants with interests in Large Scale Optimization, Machine Learning, and Data Analytics as well as the application of optimization methods (integer, non-linear, and/or semi-definite programming) in transportation and/or energy are highly desirable.

Interested applicants should send a CV (with sample publications if the papers are not available online) to Prof. Joe Naoum-Sawaya or to Prof. Bissan Ghaddar

Multiple Ph.D. Positions are also available.

University of Western Ontario Canada Go Academia
31 Oct 2017 PhD and Postdoc positions in Railway Planning

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The research group for public transport and railways at Linköping University, Sweden, is expanding its research in railway planning and searches for new staff members. Maybe you or somebody you know is interested in joining our team?

You can find further details and information below, or check out the following link:


Linköping University expands research in railway planning

The research group for public transport and railways at Linköping University is expanding its research in railway planning and searches for new staff members.

The research group is part of the Division for Communication and Transport Systems affiliated in the city center of Norrköping. The division has over 70 researchers, lecturers and graduate students, studying communication networks in its broadest sense. Many projects aim at developing models and methods, which describe the traffic system and can be used as decision support tools by infrastructure managers, operators, vehicle drivers and others.

Current projects in railway include, for example, construction of robust railway timetables, defining and balancing multi-objectives for timetable qualities, socio-economic distribution of railway capacity, and scheduling of time for maintenance work.

Our research is carried out together with stakeholders and funders from industry and society. We are coordinating the national research program Capacity in the Railway Traffic System (KAJT) and some of our collaborators are RISE SICS, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) and Swedish Transport Administration. We are also honored to organize the 8th International Conference on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis (RailNorrköping) which will be held in June 2019.

We are now looking for people who want to join our group, and work with one or more of the following topics:
- Operational train planning and shunting, aiming at increased rail cargo speeds and capacity.
- Strategic planning of critical infrastructure components (switches) which have a major impact both on maintenance and traffic.

We wish you have a strong background from mathematics, modelling, optimization, programming and/or simulation. You have studied either applied mathematics, computer science, operations research, software engineering or equivalent. If you also have experiences from railways or transportation planning it is beneficial but not necessary. You should in any case have a keen interest for analytical work, planning and scheduling, algorithmic development, be fluent in some computer language(s), English and (soon) scientific writing.

We are searching for a person with a master’s degree for a PhD-position or a person with a PhD-degree for a post-doc position. We hope to fill the positions by early 2018.

Please get in touch if you are interested in joining our group and contributing to better transportation planning decisions in the future.

For further information about the research group, see

Our research projects are described at

Associate Professor Anders Peterson,, + 46 11 363107
Professor Jan Lundgren,, +46 11 363187

Linköping University Sweden Go Academia
31 Oct 2017 Postdoc positions in Operational Research applied to Maritime Logistics

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The Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Management ( and the Centre for Maritime Studies (, National University of Singapore, Singapore, will welcome applications for fully-funded, up to four-year Post-Doc positions. Short-term positions on specific projects are also available.

The field of interest will be the development of innovative approaches to rostering, packing and vehicle routing problems and their application to real-world problems, in areas such as urban mobility and transportation, shipping and logistics transportation, multimodal freight infrastructure planning & management, and general cargo logistics.

The ideal candidate should combine previous expertise, or at least keen interest, in the above-mentioned topics with a taste for experimental work; experience with Mixed-Integer Linear Program modeling/solution tools and with best practice in optimization software development will be a definite plus.

Applicants must have a PhD in operations research, computer science, software engineering, applied mathematics or equivalent. They must be willing to integrate to the research activities of the team by providing original ideas, participating to international conferences and producing high quality scientific papers. Good knowledge of C/C++ and fluency in spoken and written English are essential requirements to participate to meetings and prepare technical reports, project deliverables and articles.

Candidates willing to apply for the position are required to send a CV and a motivation letter to Professor Andrew Lim (; recommendation letters are welcome but not mandatory.

National University of Singapore Singapore Go Academia
31 Oct 2017 Postdoc position in Combinatorial Optimisation

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The Information Sciences group at the Los Alamos National Laboratory has an opening at a postdoctoral level in the area of combinatorial optimization. The selected candidates will be given the opportunity to work with one of the only four commercially available quantum annealing computers worldwide, D-Wave 2X, with more than 1000 qubits. Typical tasks involve formulating an NP-hard optimization problem as a quadratic unconstraint binary optimization (QUBO) problem and designing methods for improving quantum annealing scalability and accuracy.

Quantum annealing is considered as one of the promising exascale and “beyond Moore’s law” computing technologies. Quantum annealers such as LANL’s D-Wave 2X are designed to natively propose solutions for optimization problems that are known to be challenging for classical computers.

Preliminary knowledge about quantum physics or quantum computing is not a requirement for this position, but strong combinatorial algorithm design and implementation skills are essential.

The successful applicant should have a strong publication record and will be expected to publish results in high impact peer-reviewed journals and conferences. This is a long-term appointment (up to three years), so candidates who can commit to a longer time frame will be preferred. However, candidates available for shorter periods may be considered for internships.


(1) A PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field within the past five years or soon to be completed
(2) Research-level expertise in at least one of the following: combinatorial optimization, graph algorithms
(3) Demonstrated ability to publish research in peer-reviewed journals or conference proceedings
(4) Strong programming skills

Applications received before October 31, 2017 will receive a full consideration.

US citizenship is NOT required for this position.

For informal inquiries, you can contact Hristo Djidjev,

Los Alamos National Laboratories United States Go Academia
15 Oct 2017 Assistant professor position in Operations Management

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IESE Business School invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Production, Technology and Operations Management department, at the assistant and associate levels, starting in September 2018.

IESE is a top-rated international graduate business school with campuses in Barcelona, Madrid, New York, Munich and Sao Paulo, and over a hundred faculty members. It offers a two-year MBA program and a number of executive programs, both at the national and international levels, in 4 continents, all consistently ranked among the best in the world. Other programs include a PhD in management. IESE has a tenure system similar to the top schools in the US and salaries are competitive.

More information on the Production, Technology and Operations Management department can be found at:

We are seeking candidates with a PhD in Operations Management or related area, who are committed to excellence in research and teaching. The candidates are expected to develop a rigorous and relevant research career, with publications in leading academic journals. At the same time, they have to be able to teach at the MBA level and in executive education programs.

Applicants should send a cover letter, along with a curriculum vitae, copies of selected publications and three letters of recommendation. All materials should be sent by December 1st 2017. Department representatives will attend the INFORMS meeting in Houston. Candidates attending the conference are strongly encouraged to send their materials no later than October 15th.

Please contact Mrs. Ana Vilanova ( for inquiries and/or additional information.

IESE Business School Spain Go Academia
12 Oct 2017 PhD position in Logistics

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Molde University College announces one PhD scholarship in logistics, within the field of discrete optimization. The position is for a period of 3 years, and provides the opportunity for professional development through studies towards a PhD. The position requires admission to the PhD-programme at the Faculty of Logistics.

The candidate will be working within the research project “Design and Experimental Analysis of Novel Integrated Optimization Methods” (AXIOM), partially funded by the Research Council of Norway. There are three main partners within the project: 1) Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management at NTNU, 2) Molde University College, and 3) SINTEF Digital. Collaboration with world leading research groups from Portugal, Canada, USA, Italy, and Brazil is also an integral part of the project. The main objective of the project is to design novel integrated methods for solving complex discrete optimization problems. The expected results are innovative methods combining elements from exact methods, metaheuristics, and heterogeneous computing. AXIOM has four work packages (WPs). WP1 starts from exact methods and analyzes how these methods can be extended and improved using heuristics. WP2 investigates how exact methods are best utilized within a metaheuristic framework. WP3 develops algorithms that fully utilize all processing elements of modern PCs and are flexible and scalable. In WP4, experimental data are collected, analyzed, and synthesized into new knowledge and understanding. The candidate will mainly work within WP2.

The developed methods will be generic, but the inventory routing problem (IRP) is the main case. The IRP is a generalization of the vehicle routing problem and is concerned with the repeated distribution of products from supply facilities to demand points over a given planning period. The objective is to minimize the distribution costs during the planning period without causing stock-outs or overflows at any of the customers or producers.

The IRP is interesting from a practical as well as a theoretical perspective since it integrates parts of a supply chain that are traditionally managed separately. The problem arises when the consumer allows the supplier, or a third party, to decide on the timing and size of deliveries. The increased flexibility that the supplier gains from this agreement can be turned into reduced costs for the whole supply chain. The theoretical interest comes from the challenge of coordinating three notoriously hard problems (vehicle routing, inventory management, and scheduling of deliveries), and developing theory and solution methods for the coordinated problem.

Candidates for the position must have completed a minimum of 5 years of recognized higher education beyond the basic matriculation requirements to Norwegian higher educational institutions, including a bachelor's degree corresponding to a minimum of 180 ECTS credits, and a master's degree of minimum 120 ECTS credits or equivalent credits, within relevant academic areas. The master's degree must include a master's thesis of minimum 30 ECTS credits or equivalent. The average grade of the master's degree should be grade B or better on the ECTS grading scale or an equivalent average grade on other grading scales.

In addition, applicants also have to address the following selection criteria:

Interest and solid background in discrete optimization
High level of personal responsibility, initiative, and ability to work in a project team
Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English
Willingness and ability to communicate and work together with technical subject matter experts
Experience in programming

The place of work is Molde University College. The position will be remunerated at wage level 50 on the Norwegian State salary scale, with gross salary from NOK 436 900 a year, of which 2 % is deducted for the Norwegian State Pension Fund. Higher salary may be considered for especially qualified candidates. The appointment will be in accordance with current Norwegian regulations concerning fixed-term jobs in the public sector and guidelines for employment as a scholarship holder at universities and university colleges.

An application should include:

CV, recommendations, certificates and diplomas. Copies of your educational certificates and transcripts must be in English or in a Scandinavian language, and with documented mark scales. Lack of possibilities for verification of the documents will cause a rejection of the application.
Publications and other relevant scientific work, including Master theses. Joint work will be evaluated. If it is difficult to identify the contributions from individuals in a joint piece of work, applications should enclose a short descriptive summary of what he/she contributed to the work.

You may be invited to an interview either in-person or via e.g. Skype.

Molde University College Norway Go Academia
10 Oct 2017 Teaching assistant (english speaking) in O.R.

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Course title: "Operations Research"
Part of the Master's Degree in Aerospace Engineering.
Around 60 hours required, on Fridays from 16:15 to 18:15.
Total salary is 1770 Eur.

Interested applicants can get in touch with Prof. Maurizio Bruglieri at

Politecnico di Milano Italy Go Academia
01 Oct 2017 PhD position in production and pricing optimisation

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A PhD position on coordination of production and pricing decision problems is available in the Laboratory of Industrial System Optimization (LOSI, UTT), France.
The description can be found here:

The expected start is from 1st October 2017. Applications are to be sent as soon as possible.

Université de Technologie de Troyes France Go Academia
01 Oct 2017 Postdoc position in Operational Research

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The IDS (Information Systems, Decision Sciences and Statistics) department of ESSEC Business School opens a Post-Doc position of 12 months in Operations Research for its Paris-Cergy campus, starting between November 2017 and January. The IDS Department is composed of 15 professors. Operations Research is a core topic of the OMOR (Operations Research-Operations Management) research cluster at ESSEC (see

ESSEC is a major European Business School, a French “Grande Ecole” with three campuses, one in the Paris metropolitan area (Cergy), one in Singapore and one in Morocco. It offers graduate level training in business administration (MSc, MBA, Executive MBA, Specialized Masters, PhD). Its Master in Management (MiM) program was ranked #5 worldwide in the last Financial Times ranking.

We are searching for a candidate with a research profile in Mathematical Programming and Combinatorial Optimization, with a strong emphasis on designing efficient exact methods. Research can be related to (but is not restricted to) applications in: Network Design, Facility Location, Routing, Transportation, Production Planning… To be considered, candidates should hold a Ph.D. or doctorate in Operations Research or a related discipline, and show evidence of excellence in research by publications in top-tier journals.

The Post doctorate is required to be in residence for the duration of the appointment and work at the ESSEC Cergy campus. The candidate should be fluent in English, autonomous in writing high-quality research papers, and ready to collaborate with the OR professors of the IDS Department on a common research project to be defined. He/she will be also asked to disseminate the research results in OR Conferences and Journals. The application should include (1) an application letter /research statement, (2) a detailed resume including the list of publications and the PhD thesis, (3) a job market paper, and (4) two letters of recommendation, and be sent to :

Prof. Ivana Ljubic
IDS Department
ESSEC Business School

The final closing date for applications is October 1st, 2017.

For further information on academic matters and Operations Research at ESSEC, candidates are invited to contact Prof. Ivana Ljubic or Prof. Laurent Alfandari(

ESSEC Business School France Go Academia
29 Sep 2017 Assistant professor position in Operational Research (in italian)

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Cari Colleghi,

vi informo, con preghiera di diffusione, che l’Università Politecnica delle Marche ha indetto una procedura di selezione per la copertura di un posto di ricercatore a tempo determinato di tipo A, Settore Concorsuale 01/A6 - RICERCA OPERATIVA, presso il dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Informazione.

Università Politecnica delle Marche Italy Go Academia
25 Sep 2017 Postdoc positions in Operational Research

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The Department of Industrial Engineering at the Universidad de Talca, Chile, is offering several post-doc positions in the field of Operations Research, with particular emphasis on:

- Exact (and Heuristic) Algorithms for Mixed Integer Programming
- Robust and Stochastic Optimization
- Network Design Applications
- Applications of Operations Research

These are 2-years positions, starting from November 2017, and the salary is around 2200 EUR /month neto.

Application deadline is September 25th. For further information please contact Eduardo Álvarez-Miranda (,

Universidad de Talca Chile Go Academia
21 Sep 2017 PhD position in Operational Research

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Please find below the link to the announcement of the PhD Programme in INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (ITEE).
Two students grants are reserved to foreign applicants graduated abroad and not resident in Italy.

The PhD program includes also a curriculum in Operations Research, with particular reference to Network and Combinatorial Optimization.
All the information can be found at:

The deadline for presentation of applications is September 21st 2017.
If you have any student interested in participating to the selection process, please contact us for further details:,

University of Naples Italy Go Academia
18 Sep 2017 PhD positions in Computer Science

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The Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI) offers 4 PhD positions in Computer Science for the academic year 2017/18.
The fellowships are awarded for three years and their yearly amount is € 16.159,91 gross. All PhD students have free accommodation at the GSSI facilities and use of the canteen.
The application must be submitted through the online form available at by September 18, 2017 at 18.00 (Italian time zone).
For more information, please consult the Call for Applications at or write an email to or call +39 0862 4280262.

Gran Sasso Science Institute Italy Go Academia
15 Sep 2017 Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Machine Learning

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The Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University aims to establish a research group on machine learning. One or more positions as tenure-track assistant professor or associate professor are therefore available starting January 1st, 2018. The application deadline is September 15th, 2017.

The department has a staff of approximately 125 people including 24 full and associate professors, 2 assistant professors, 25 postdocs and 50 PhD students. The number of students is approximately 1,000. The department is expected to expand significantly (about 18 academic positions) over the next 5-6 years, and machine learning is one of the focus areas in the expansion.

The department is also looking for applicants within other areas, and in addition to machine learning, applicants within the areas of Programming Languages and Systems Security are of special interest.

University of Aarhus Denmark Go Academia
25 Aug 2017 PhD position in analytics for economics and management

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The University of Brescia offers a new PhD program in Analytics for Economics and Management (AEM) with courses starting in November. The PhD program aims at giving answers to the need of experts in the high level use of data for decision making, with a state of the art education on a variety of tools and techniques and research projects oriented to a broad range of applications.

The PhD program will cover the areas of:
- Operations Research
- Statistics
- Economics and Finance

Details on the PhD program can be found at

Motivated and committed students with interest in operations research are encouraged to apply for one of the 8 places, 6 of which are with fellowships. Details on how to apply can be found at

University of Brescia Italy Go Academia
15 Aug 2017 Assistant Professor in Computer Science

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The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of
Southern Denmark (SDU), Odense, invites applications for a number of
positions in computer science at the levels of assistant and associate
professors. The expected start date is February 1, 2018. An appointment
as associate professor is permanent. An appointment as assistant
professor lasts for three years, and contingent on successful completion
of a lecturer training programme and a positive performance evaluation,
a position for associate professor is normally opened after the three
years, for which the assistant professor can apply.

The successful applicant is expected to have a PhD in computer science
and a strong track record of research at a high international level. We
are seeking applicants in the following areas:

* Machine Learning and Data Mining
* Database Systems
* Theory and Practice of Concurrency
* Cheminformatics

However, exceptional candidates in all areas will be considered.

In addition to research the applicant must be able to teach and advise
in computer science at all levels (undergraduate through PhD) as well as
teach in a broad range of core computer science areas at the
undergraduate level.

Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Danish is not a
prerequisite for application. More English than Danish is used when
teaching in computer science, and more than half of the faculty members
in computer science are foreigners. However, the primary administrative
language at SDU is Danish and associate professors should therefore be
willing to acquire Danish skills within a couple of years, in order to
also contribute to the administrative tasks.

For a hiring on the level of associate professor, the expectations on
the applicant's track record within research, teaching, and attraction
of funds, is based on an academic age of four years or more after the
PhD-degree. For a hiring on the level of assistant professor, the
expectation is based on an academic age of one to three years past the
PhD-degree. The applicants are requested to state in their letter of
application on which level they wish to apply.

For further information on the department and its research and teaching
activities, see its home page or contact associate professor Fabrizio Montesi,
phone: +45 51 91 09 87, email:

Application deadline: 15 August 2017. Link for application:

South Denmark University Denmark Go Academia
08 Aug 2017 Postdoc position in Algorithm Design using Integer Programming for Matching Problems

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Applications are invited for a 3-year, full-time postdoctoral position in the area of algorithm design and integer programming models for matching problems involving preferences. The position will be based at the School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow, with a preferred starting date between 1 October and 1 November 2017.

The successful candidate will join the Formal Analysis, Theory and Algorithms research section and will work with Dr David Manlove on the EPSRC-funded project "IP-Match: Integer Programming for Large and Complex Matching Problems" (EPSRC grant ref EP/P028306; see

This project is in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, School of Mathematics (EPSRC grant ref. EP/P029825/1) and the Project Partners NHS Blood and Transplant and Teach First. It also shares common objectives with the EU-funded COST Action CA15210 (ENCKEP: "European Network for Collaboration on Kidney Exchange Programmes";

The project provides a unique opportunity for an algorithm designer to become engaged in research with significant impact, through developing algorithms for (i) the National Living Donor Kidney Sharing Schemes run by NHS Blood and Transplant, (ii) enabling graduates to be placed in teaching positions for Teach First, and (iii) allocating graduating medical students to hospital positions.

Applicants will have a PhD in the broad area of algorithms and complexity, with specialist theoretical and practical knowledge of algorithm design techniques for coping with NP-hard optimisation problems and excellent programming skills. Preferably applicants will have knowledge of approximation algorithms and discrete optimisation techniques including integer programming, with prior experience of using integer programming solvers such as CPLEX and Gurobi.

Salary will be on the University's Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £33,943 - £38,183 per annum.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr David Manlove (email, telephone +44 141 330 2794).

Apply online at (vacancy ref 018470). Closing date: Tuesday 8 August 2017.

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01 Aug 2017 PhD position in Combinatorial Optimisation

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A Ph.D. position in Combinatorial Optimization is currently available at the Center of Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) of the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium.

The position is funded by the “Fonds Spéciaux de Recherche” (FRS) 2017 and is related to the research project “Optimizing over Unrooted Binary Trees”,
which aims to investigate the combinatorial and the optimization aspects of a specific class of network design problems arising from industrial and life science applications.

The position involves research into the mathematical and computational aspects of such a class as well as developing optimization models and algorithms to solve practical instances of such problems.
The ideal candidate should have a background in computer science or applied mathematics. We especially welcome applicants with a solid background or interest in combinatorial optimization and computational complexity.

The position is expected to start in Fall 2017, but it will remain open until an appropriate candidate is found.

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