Job Description: POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, Center for Transportation & Logistics-Supply Chain Management (SCM) (2 openings), to assist in delivering supply chain management courses, mentor and supervise master's degree student projects, conduct independent research, support other educational activities, and publish in top international journals. Will teach, tutor, grade, mentor, and supervise student capstone and thesis projects; assist in teaching lectures on various subjects such as supply chain analysis and database analytics; assist in running the MIT SCM orientation program in August and MIT SCALE Connect activities in January; act as a teaching assistant for SCM.250 Supply Chain Fundamentals; serve as mentor and thesis/capstone project supervisor for the residential SCM students and for the blended SCM students including liaising with them before they arrive on campus; participate in one or more CTL industry-sponsored research projects; and perform other duties as needed.
Job Requirements: REQUIRED: a Ph.D. in supply chain management, transportation, logistics, operations management, information systems, engineering, economics, business, or a related discipline. Must have in-depth knowledge of one of the following research areas: supply chain design, supply chain analytics, supply chain strategy, supply chain technologies, or freight transportation. Evidence of the ability to develop and deliver lectures and class material at the graduate level (both master's and doctoral) is expected. Familiarity with statistical software and analytics tools to analyze big data; specific experience in simulation, optimization, system dynamics and supply chain strategy, or database management; and experience with MySQL and machine learning are preferred. The strongest candidates will have both methodological and practical industry work experience and be enthusiastic about teaching and learning. Job #14904
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