Post-Doctoral Position in Technology & Operations Management

WorkplaceLausanne, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, is one of the most dynamic university campuses in Europe and ranks among the top 20 universities worldwide. The EPFL employs more than 6,500 people supporting the three main missions of the institution: education, research and innovation. The EPFL campus offers an exceptional working environment at the heart of a community of more than 17,000 people, including over 12,500 students and 4,000 researchers from more than 120 different countries.

Your mission :

We are offering a full-time post-doctoral researcher position at the TOM chair.

Our research unit is focused on issues in Technology & Operations Management, aiming to propose solutions to problems motivated by real-world practice. We base our work on stylized quantitative models to analyze essential decision-making tradeoffs and offer managerial insights using standard OR methods. We place special emphasis on topics related to supply chain management and its connection with other functions, broadly defined.

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Main duties and responsibilities include :

  • Full responsibility for your own research
  • Research in collaboration with the research team and potential industry partners
  • Co-supervision of student projects and basic administrative support

Your profile :
  • An excellent PhD degree, preferably in Applied Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research or Statistics.
  • A strong mathematical background and a sincere interest in business-related topics
  • Proficiency in English, strong team spirit, social skills, independence and a high level of motivation for academic research work motivated by relevant practical problems

We offer :
  • Excellent compensation and research environment: an innovative and competitive atmosphere, modern equipped working areas and an environment that promotes access to the world-s best scientists
  • Full financial support, including conference visits

Start date :
1 April 2024

Term of employment :
Fixed-term (CDD)

Work rate :

Duration :
The post-doctoral position will span up to 1.5 years with an initial one-year contract.

Reference :
Job Nb 3209

In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 2803592.