Postdoctoral Associate, Supply Chain Circularity

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Massachusetts, United States
14 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
14 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, SUPPLY CHAIN CIRCULARITY, Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL), join a research line on supply chain circularity.  Will assist with the development and delivery of industry leading research, manage the relationship with project sponsors, assist and take leadership in writing manuscripts, support other educational and center activities, and publish in top international journals. Responsibilities include envisioning and enacting new circular supply chain models, conducting analysis of existing data sets, developing quantitative models, assisting and taking leadership in writing manuscripts, managing relationships with and deliverables for project sponsors, and assisting the senior research staff in all matters related to the research.  Will also be expected to support center activities when appropriate, including presenting results and findings to various audiences.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: Ph.D. in supply chain management, logistics, transportation, operations management, industrial engineering, operations research, computer science, information system, business management, or other related field; in-depth research knowledge of and experience with at least one of the following--sustainable supply chains, circular economy, data-driven logistics/supply chain, reverse logistics, and/or network design; documented experience with research dissemination in international scientific journals and conferences; proficiency coding in programming languages, preferably Python; English language proficiency and excellent communication, presentation, and technical writing skills; and self-motivation.  Demonstrated research and leadership experience in supply chain sustainability with an emphasis on circular economy, particularly supply chain circularity, would be ideal. 

PREFERRED:  research experience with optimizing transportation networks, network design models, reverse logistics, and recovery processes.

Job #19211

This is a one year appointment with the possibility of an extension to two years depending upon funding and performance.

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