Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University

Area of Research
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellow position in Operations and Supply Chain Management at Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The duration of the postdoctoral fellow position is one year with the possibility of renewal for the second year depending on budget availability. The appointee will take part in various research activities in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, and Operations Research. In addition, the appointee will work with Dr. Hossein Zolfagharinia (Global Management Studies Department), and Dr. Saman Hassanzadeh Amin (Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering) at Ryerson University.

Responsibilities
The appointee will investigate transportation networks as a whole, and road transportation in remanufacturing and reverse logistics in particular. The appointee is expected to lead each stage of the investigation (i.e., data collection and analyses, modeling, developing solution algorithms, manuscript preparation, conference presentations, etc.).

Qualifications
The applicant must have a Ph.D. degree in Operations and Supply Chain Management, Management Science, Industrial Engineering, or a closely related discipline before the start date. Research experience in optimizing transportation networks, reverse logistics, remanufacturing, and recovery processes is highly desirable. Candidates with the following skills are preferred: 1) Discrete event simulation using Arena, Simul8, or Witness software packages; 2) Optimization under uncertainty including stochastic programming, robust optimization, chance-constrained programming, and fuzzy programming; 3) C/C++/CPLEX programming skills; and 4) familiarity with game theory approaches is a plus. Other considerations are:
 Earned a first doctorate from a recognized university no earlier than September 2014 (date all degree requirements were completed, not the date of graduation), or have completed a first doctorate no earlier than September 2011, but have since had their career interrupted or delayed for the purpose of maternity, childrearing, illness, or health-related family responsibilities.
 Not hold a tenure or tenure-track faculty position.

Application Materials
Applications must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, three samples of publications, in addition to an electronic submission of the names and contact information of three references to Dr. Zolfagharinia (h.zolfagharinia@ryerson.ca).

Anticipated Start Date
May 15, 2017. Applications received by April 15, 2017 will be given full consideration. However, the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. International applicants are welcome to apply. However, in accordance with the Canadian Immigration regulations, applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

The Ted Rogers School of Management is AACSB accredited and one of the top business schools in Canada, with a long history of providing top-quality business education in Toronto. It offers a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) and graduate (MBA and MMSc) degrees in six schools. To learn more about these schools, please visit “www.ryerson.ca/tedrogersschool”. Located in the heart of one of the world’s most culturally and linguistically diverse urban centres, Ryerson University’s high quality programs and scholarly, research and creative activities extend beyond the walls of the university.

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Professeur permanent ou menant à la permanence en gestion des opérations, La Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill

La Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill cherche à pourvoir un ou
plusieurs postes de professeur permanent ou menant à la permanence en gestion des
opérations, au niveau de professeur adjoint ou de professeur agrégé. Titulaire d’un
doctorat en gestion des opérations ou dans une discipline connexe, le candidat doit
posséder une solide expertise en méthodologie (quantitative, empirique ou analytique)
ainsi qu’un profil d’excellence en matière de recherche et d’enseignement. La date
d’entrée en service est le 1er août 2017. La candidature de titulaires d’un doctorat en
gestion des opérations ou dans une discipline connexe (ou qui prévoient avoir rempli les
exigences à cet égard d’ici décembre 2017) peut être étudiée. Le classement du poste et le
salaire accordé seront établis conformément à la compétence et à l’expérience de la
personne retenue.

L’unité gestion des opérations de la Faculté de gestion Desautels réunit des chercheurs
spécialisés dans la gestion des opérations, la recherche opérationnelle et la statistique.
Nonobstant la possibilité de faire croître ces domaines, l’unité de la gestion des
opérations souhaite plus particulièrement recruter des candidats désireux de mener un
programme de recherche novateur en données et analyse décisionnelle. Les candidats
oeuvrant dans une discipline connexe telle que statistique, économie et informatique et
dont les travaux traitent de gestion des opérations de façon importante sont invités à faire
part de leur intérêt pour ce poste. Le candidat retenu devra faire paraître les fruits de ses
travaux dans des publications scientifiques chefs de file, assurer un rendement adéquat en
salle de cours et être en mesure d’obtenir des subventions de recherche. La charge
d’enseignement ainsi que le salaire versé sont concurrentiels.

La Faculté de gestion Desautels compte au-delà de 75 professeurs à temps plein et
propose une formation menant à un diplôme de B. Com, de MBA et de doctorat. La
Faculté propose la maîtrise en gestion mondiale de la fabrication et de la chaîne
d’approvisionnement, un programme mené en collaboration avec l’Université Zhejiang,
située en Chine, ainsi qu’avec d’importants joueurs de l’industrie. La Faculté offre
également le programme CREATE en gestion des soins de santé et de l’information, qui
combine doctorat et recherche postdoctorale, déployé en partenariat avec sept universités
canadiennes chefs de file. Tous les membres de l’unité gestion des opérations sont affiliés
au CIRRELT ou au GERAD, deux des plus prestigieux centres de recherche en Amérique
du Nord.

La date limite pour faire parvenir sa candidature est le 1er décembre 2016. Les personnes
intéressées doivent transmettre leur dossier, les coordonnées de trois personnes, ou
moins, présentées comme références, ainsi que des exemples d’articles de recherche à
https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/research/specializations/operationsmanagement/
recruitment-operations-management.

Veuillez prendre note que bien que les personnes intéressées ont jusqu’au 1er décembre
pour soumettre leur candidature, elles sont néanmoins fortement encouragées à déposer
les documents à cet effet avant le 28 octobre, et ce, plus particulièrement si elles
comptent assister à la conférence annuelle INFORMS, qui aura lieu du 13 au 26
novembre 2016 à Nashville, en Tennessee.

L’Université McGill souscrit à la diversité et à l’équité en matière d’emploi. Elle
accueille favorablement les demandes d’emploi provenant de femmes, de membres des
peuples autochtones, de personnes handicapées, de membres de minorités ethniques, de
personnes de minorités d’orientation sexuelle ou d’identité de genre, de membres de
minorités visibles et d’autres personnes qui pourraient contribuer à une plus grande
diversité. Tous les candidats qualifiés sont invités à postuler. Toutefois, conformément
aux exigences de l’immigration canadienne, la priorité sera accordée aux Canadiens ainsi
qu’aux résidents permanents.

Chair in Supply Chain Management, Faculty of Business Administration, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Chair in Supply Chain Management
Competition Number: VPA-BUSI-2014-002

The Faculty of Business Administration is committed to excellence and relevance in its teaching, research and community engagement. Applications are invited for an externally supported chaired faculty position in Supply Chain Management.

This is a tenured or tenure track position at the rank of associate or full professor with a proposed commencement date of July 1, 2017. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants should have a PhD and have relevant experience and a research record commensurate with the expectations for a research Chair in one or more of the following areas: transportation and logistics management, tendering, strategic sourcing, procurement and purchasing, materials/inventory management, enterprise resource planning, supply market analysis, supplier and contract management, supply chain management strategy (including lean SCM), and global supply chain management. The chair will be expected to provide research and teaching leadership, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, conduct research in supply chain management, and establish an externally funded research program in supply chain management. The chair will be expected to supervise graduate students through the FBA’s PhD and MSc programs. He or she will have the ability to work collegially and collaboratively within the university and with the business community.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience and expertise relevant to supply chain management needs in Newfoundland and Labrador. These include integration of local businesses into global supply chains and challenges associated with the offshore petroleum industry, mining, and arctic and harsh environments. The chair will be expected to build upon existing institutional research strengths, the strong relationship between the Faculty of Business Administration and the Faculties of Science and of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial University, and lead a research program in areas that are strategically important for Memorial University and the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Faculty of Business Administration is a leader in management education and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Approximately 1,300 students are registered in the undergraduate programs of the Faculty, with another 200 students completing graduate programs, including a PhD and MSc in Management. For additional information about our Faculty, please visit our web site at www.business.mun.ca.

Memorial University is Newfoundland and Labrador’s only university, and plays an integral role in the educational and cultural life of the province. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to over 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning. St. John’s is a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. For further information about Memorial, please visit www.mun.ca.

The deadline to receive applications is December 1, 2016. Applications should include a curriculum vita, cover letter, names and addresses of three referees, statements of teaching and research interests, a statement of their objectives for the position and how they would achieve it, and three selected recent research publications. Please send applications electronically to:

Dr. Wilfred Zerbe, Dean
Faculty of Business Administration
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, A1B 3X5
E-mail: deanfba@mun.ca
REFERENCE: VPA-BUSI-2014-002
For further information telephone (709) 864-8851 or fax (709) 864-2467 or e-mail deanfba@mun.ca.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, Aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.