Education/Training, Operations, University / Academic
The University of Amsterdam is a world-leading, research-intensive, internationally orientated University, highly ranked in both QS World University Rankings and Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
The Faculty of Economics & Business is looking for an outstanding Professor in Operations Research. The Professor will be part of the Operations Management group and will contribute to research and teaching in deterministic and stochastic OR. Preferably, the candidate applies Operations Research in supply chain management, production planning, inventory control, logistics, scheduling, transportation and/or service optimisation.
Candidates should have frequently published in international top journals, should have excellent course evaluations and should be open to collaboration with the industry.
The appointee should have the following qualifications and experience:
PhD in operations research or related field;
Publications in leading international journals;
Excellent teaching evaluations;
Successfully supervised PhD students;
Open to working with the industry;
Team player with good communication skills;
Fluent in English.
The department works closely with the Operations Research group in the Mathematics Department at the University of Amsterdam, e.g. in joint research and PhD projects.
Also, the department actively participates in Amsterdam Data Science (ADS), a cooperation on data science and artificial intelligence between the Computer Science, Statistics and Mathematics Departments of the University of Amsterdam, the VU Amsterdam, the University of Applied Sciences and the Dutch National Research Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science (CWI).
In addition, the school is affiliated with the Tinbergen Institute (TI), a cooperation between the universities in Amsterdam and the Erasmus University Rotterdam. TI offers a Research Masters in Business Analytics and yearly attracts applications from international top students that want to prepare for a PhD.
An executive search exercise is being undertaken by Perrett Laver. Perrett Laver will support the University of Amsterdam in helping to identify the widest possible field of qualified candidates and assisting in the assessment of candidates against the requirements for the role. Questions can be directed to Dr Annabelle McLaren-Thomson on firstname.lastname@example.org or +31 (0)20 2404 370.
Applications should consist of a complete curriculum vitae including publication list stating the research and education interests. These can be uploaded at https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference 4457. The deadline for applications for this position is 09:00 am (CET) on Friday 21st February 2020.
Applications will be considered by the selection committee in March and shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview in March. Selection of and negotiations with the preferred candidate and final campus visits will take place thereafter.
Protecting your personal data is of the upmost importance to Perrett Laver and we take this responsibility very seriously. Any information obtained by our trading divisions is held and processed in accordance with the relevant data protection legislation. The data you provide us with is securely stored on our computerised database and transferred to our clients for the purposes of presenting you as a candidate and/or considering your suitability for a role you have registered interest in.
As defined under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Perrett Laver is a Data Controller and a Data Processor, and our legal basis for processing your personal data is ‘Legitimate Interest’. You have the right to object to us processing your data in this way. For more information about this, your rights, and our approach to Data Protection and Privacy, please visit our website http://www.perrettlaver.com/information/privacy-policy/
Internal Number: 4457
About University of Amsterdam
The University of Amsterdam is the Netherlands' largest university, offering the widest range of academic programmes. At the UvA, 30,000 students, 6,000 staff members and 3,000 PhD candidates study and work in a diverse range of fields, connected by a culture of curiosity.