QUEUEING JOBS AVAILABLE



This is a list of jobs taken from a variety of sources.
Other job sites to look at
  1. The jobs section of The Probability Web.
  2. The INFORMS (Inst. for Operations Research and Management Science) Employment Site.
    http://ormstoday.pubs.informs.org/classifieds/
  3. The jobs list of the Statistical Society of Canada (SSC)
    http://www.ssc.ca/jobs/e/
  4. The job list of IEEE (Inst. of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
    http://jobs.ieee.org/jobs
  5. The Fields Institute (in Toronto) has information about jobs. If you are interested, see
    http://www.fields.utoronto.ca/maillist
  6. Eurandom is "European research institute for the study of stochastic phenomena" located in the Netherlands. Visit the web site for information on job vacancies and other information.
    http://www.eurandom.nl/
  7. MathJobs.org
    https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs

JOBS


U British Columbia, Canada


June 20, 2018
Seeking two new PhD students Industrial Engineering Research Group and the Forest Resources and Environmental Services Hub at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Background The University of British Columbia, established in 1915, is an exceptional place for studying and performing research and is consistently ranked among the top universities in the world. The Industrial Engineering Research Group (IERG) led by Dr. Taraneh Sowlati and the Forest Resources and Environmental Services Hub (FRESH) led by Dr. Verena Griess comprise of graduate students and scholars who perform research to solve complex problems related to forest management, and forest products and forest biomass supply chains. Please refer to http://ierg.forestry.ubc.ca and http://fresh.forestry.ubc.ca/ for current projects, publications and researchers. Projects at IERG and FRESH are carried out in close collaboration with industry as well as national/international research partners. Description of position We are seeking two new full-time PhD students with a focus on optimization and forestry. The Research Graduate funding will be available for four years. The students will be supervised jointly by Dr. Sowlati and Dr. Griess. The research projects will be performed closely with our industry collaborator to develop models and decision support tools for optimization of harvest planning/scheduling and logistics. The applicant must have a strong background in mathematical programming and other operations research methods, and a great interest in applying those methods in forestry. The ideal candidate must have a graduate degree in forestry, operations research, industrial engineering, or other related fields and a good knowledge of computer programming and supply chain modeling. The candidate must have demonstrated excellent research skills and the ability to communicate and collaborate with others efficiently. The successful candidates are expected to spend some time at the collaborator site in Vancouver Island every year. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, a copy of their CV, and any related published work via email to taraneh.sowlati@ubc.ca and verena.griess@ubc.ca.

HEC Liege, Belgium


HEC Liège (University of Liège) invites applications for a full-time academic position in Digital Business starting on October 1, 2018. HEC Liège is the management school of the University of Liège. HEC Liège is one of the leading Belgian university business schools for graduate and postgraduate programs with more than 115 full-time faculty members and researchers and more than 2500 students. HEC Liège is a dynamic institution that heavily promotes an active pedagogy leading students to contribute actively to their own education. The international vision of HEC® Liège translates into multiple research activities in management and economics, numerous partnerships with worldwide companies and universities, and growing internationalization of its programs and faculty. The school's commitment to, and continuing investment in, quality improvement has been recognized through the EQUIS award delivered by the international accreditation body EFMD. HEC® Liège also holds the EPAS award for each of its three main programmes: the Master in Management, the Master in Business Engineering, and the Doctoral Program. The specialization "Banking and Asset Management" of the Master in Management has recently been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. HEC® Liège is also a member of the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles. HEC® Liège is located in Liège, Belgium's third largest city, and the largest agglomeration of the French-speaking Walloon region. At the heart of Europe, Liège is the third inland port of Europe and the seventh freight airport in Europe. Recognized for its quality of life and its rich historical heritage, Liège is ideally situated within the Meuse-Rhin Euregio, 30 km from Maastricht (the Netherlands) and 60 km from Aachen (Germany). It is less than 1.5 hours away from Cologne, 2.5 hours from Paris and 4 hours from London by high-speed train (TGV) starting from the new magnificent train station designed by the renowned architect Santiago Calatrava. A description of the HEC® Liège work environment can be found at:
http://www.hec.ulg.ac.be/en/hec-liege/strengths-of-hec-liege
Job description: Prerequisites for qualification are a Ph.D. (management science, information systems, computer science, statistics, mathematics, applied sciences, industrial engineering, operations research,…) with a focus on "Digital business". The candidate should demonstrate an excellent research potential and a keen interest in management applications, with significant international exposure. The candidate will be responsible for a teaching load at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including introductory courses in management information systems. The successful candidate will be assigned specialized courses based on his/her profile and experience. The official administrative language used at HEC Liège is French and the candidate will need to teach courses in English and in French. The candidate should have excellent knowledge of English. If the candidate does not have the required level of French, he/she will be given the opportunity to take French language training courses provided by ULiège to enable the candidate to teach courses in French, to take part in administrative meetings, and to take up internal service duties. The candidate will become a member of the research center QuantOM and is expected to contribute to the development of the research center activities in "Supply chain management and business analytics", one of the strategic research fields of HEC Liège (http://www.hec.ulg.ac.be/en/faculty-research/fields-research-centers/supply-chain-management-business-analytics). The School is especially interested in candidates with a strong background and a scientific interest in management information systems and novel digital technologies (blockchain, augmented and virtual reality, SaaS, IoT, …) and their adoption and impact on the evolution of business models, in particular in supply chain management. Areas of interest include business process modeling and enterprise architecture, ERP systems, logistics information systems, business analytics, knowledge management, ... Tenure track candidates start with limited teaching duties allowing them to allocate 40% of their working time to research activities. A positive evaluation at the end of the probation period is subject to the candidate's demonstrated performance in teaching and research. In particular, the candidate is expected to
- deliver high quality teaching;
- develop new and active teaching methods;
- supervise Master theses;
- contribute to the continuing evolution of the School's teaching programs;
- publish scientific articles in relevant and top-tier refereed journals, as well as books and book chapters;
- develop new research projects and write grant proposals for attracting internal and external research funding;
- supervise doctoral research;
- be involved in international research networks;
- actively take part in the organization of research activities of the corresponding strategic field at HEC Liège, such as research seminars, workshops, and scientific conferences;
- participate in research projects and missions for the account of, and grow partnerships with, private organizations and/or public authorities.
Application package:
- Motivation letter and curriculum vitae showing the experience/expertise of the candidate in digital business;
- List of recent publications and international and national collaborations/projects;
- Letter describing their research interest (5 pages at most);
- Recommendation letters To be sent, by registered post, to Professor A. Corhay, Recteur, Université de Liège, 7 Place du 20 Août, 4000 Liège, Belgium, by April, 17 2018 with an electronic copy to sylvie.borras[at]uliege.be
For further information, contact Professor Y. Arda (yasemin.arda[at]uliege.be). The salary grids and their rules of application are available from the University's Human Resource Office: Mrs Ludivine DEPAS – tel.: +32 4 366 52 04 – ludivine.depas[at]uliege.be.
Terms of appointment: Academic posts are allocated for an initial fixed term of four years which, following evaluations after three years, may lead to a permanent appointment. At the end of the third year, an evaluation of the subject area and an evaluation of the person concerned are carried out simultaneously by different bodies, with following possible outcomes:
(A) If the evaluation of the subject area is negative, whatever the result of the assessment of the person concerned, the latter can complete his or her term of 4 years without the possibility of an extension.
(B) If the evaluations of the subject area and the person concerned are positive, the latter will be appointed permanently.

Concordia University, Montreal


Date: Feb. 20, 2018
Limited-Term Appointments in Mathematics and Statistics CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, Faculty of Arts and Science
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, invites applications for up to six limited-term appointments as follows: one (1) position in the area of Actuarial Mathematics; four (4) positions in the area of Mathematics (analysis, differential equations, computational algebra, mathematics education, numerical analysis, or optimization); and one (1) position in the areas of Statistics/Probability. Requirements include relevant teaching experience and a completed or nearly completed PhD in the appropriate discipline. Applications should consist of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is the key attribute by which qualified candidates are ranked. Candidates should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to:
Dr. Cody Hyndman, Chair; Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics; Concordia University; 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.; Montreal, Qc. H3G 1M8;
chair.mathstat@concordia.ca
http://www.concordia.ca/artsci/math-stats.html
These positions are subject to budgetary approval and department/unit need. Individuals holding limited-term appointments may be granted a subsequent appointment, given continued funding and need, as well as satisfactory job performance. Together, initial appointments and subsequent appointments may not exceed 36 months or a span of three consecutive years. They are normally at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, beginning August 1, 2018 and ending May 14, 2019. Successful candidates will normally be expected to teach three courses per semester. All inquiries should be directed to Dr. Hyndman at chair.mathstat@concordia.ca. Review of applications will begin as they are received and will continue until the required positions have been filled. All applications should reach departments no later than March 30, 2018.

University of Thessaly, Greece


Date: Feb. 10, 2018
Postdoc/PhD position at the University of Thessaly, Greece, on stochastic modeling and analysis of large manufacturing systems and supply networks Position: Postdoctoral researcher or Doctoral student Institution: University of Thessaly, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Production Management Laboratory Location: Volos, Greece Subject: Stochastic modeling and analysis of large manufacturing systems and supply networks Short Description: Work in R&D For details go to https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/277278

U of Manitoba


Date: Feb. 10, 2018
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship in biostatistics, with specific emphasis on correlated data (mixed models) with applications in infectious diseases. In particular, the successful candidate will develop novel statistical models for infectious diseases when covariates are measured with error. The position will be based at the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Professor Mahmoud Torabi (http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~torabi/) and Professor Michael Pickles (http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/health_sciences/medicine/units/chs/faculty_and_staff/11413.html). The successful applicant will have a PhD in Bio/statistics, or a related field. He/she will have strong skills in statistics, computing and mathematical modeling, and a demonstrated record of research. This position is partly supported by the recent funded project from Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute-Collaborative Research Team (CANSSI-CRT) entitled ?Spatial Modeling of Infectious Diseases: Environment and Health?. The salary is based on applicant?s qualification and will be competitive. The position will ideally commence on or before September 1, 2018. It is a one year position with possible renewal for second year subject to progress on the research. To apply, send by e-mail (Mahmoud.Torabi@umanitoba.ca) with ?Postdoc at UofM? in the subject field of the message: (1) letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and contact information of three references by March 30th. Consideration of applicants will commence on March 30th and continue until the position is filled. All applicants are thanked in advance; only those selected for further consideration will receive information about the interview process.
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