Current Positions on Offer in OR and Related Disciplines
Research Associate/Fellow – Optimisation and Operations Research
Curtin is a young, vibrant university that has quickly gained national and international stature, rising to within the top 200 universities worldwide according to the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities. In recent years a major teaching and research intensification program has seen the University climb significantly in global league tables.
With this in mind, Curtin University is seeking a driven early-career researcher to support a Future Fellowship holder in the area of infrastructure maintenance optimisation.
This unique opportunity will involve mathematical modelling and algorithm development leading to the publication of results in international journals and practical impact through collaborations with industry partners.
To be successful, you will have a PhD in optimisation or operations research with a strong track record of publications in high-quality international journals. Prior experience working with industry and/or other disciplines is highly desirable.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic research team with a passion for translating new mathematical results into real-world outcomes.
Application close 5 pm, Monday 23 October 2017. For further details, see https://webkiosk.curtin.edu.au/recruit/WK8127$APP.draw_attachments?P_VACANCY_REF_NO=5041&P_CALLER_URL=WK8127ZZDOLLARZZAPP.QueryListZZQMARKZZZ_VACANCY_CAT=ACADZZAMPZZZ_ORDER_BY=1
Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor in Business Analytics
Faculty of Business and Economics
Graduate School of Management, University of Auckland
- Provide leadership in business analytics teaching, learning, and research within the GSM at a top-ranked and triple-crown accredited Business School
- Live and work in the world’s fourth most cosmopolitan city (World Migration Report), in the world’s most prosperous (Legatum) and least corrupt (Transparency International) nation
Sustained growth in demand for Graduate School of Management (GSM) programmes has created an opportunity for us to grow our team by appointing a Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Business Analytics (continuing position). We welcome applications from individuals with an established teaching and research record in Business Analytics.
The University of Auckland's ranking in the top 100 of the 2018 QS World Universities Ranking (ranking top in New Zealand in 37 out of 40 subject areas including Business and Management and Economics) confirms both its status as New Zealand's pre-eminent research-led university and its place amongst the top 1% of universities worldwide.
The GSM is a multi-disciplinary department with faculty characterised by their desire to make a difference to business in New Zealand and abroad through their international perspective and connections they foster. The GSM enhances the University of Auckland’s well-established reputation for delivering high value, relevant and challenging learning experiences that maximise the employment outcomes for our graduates. Our faculty works collaboratively, alongside educational development and learning technology professionals, to deliver a high-quality student experience.
Who are we looking for?
As you will contribute to the development and delivery of applied and practice-based, research-informed, and demand-driven curricula for MBA, PGDip (post-experience), and Business Masters (pre-experience) programmes as well as Executive Education, it is essential you have experience (i) designing and delivering Business Analytics or equivalent courses at the postgraduate level, and (ii) engaging with internationally-diverse postgraduate student cohorts. In addition, you will have a track record of quality research outputs that will enable you to engage in research and supervision within, and desirably across, disciplinary boundaries.
All applications should include the following documentation, combined as a single document:
- A cover letter clearly indicating rank of interest
- A Curriculum Vitae
- A statement of your research programme, including a full record of publications
- A statement and substantiation of your teaching philosophy
- A statement of your experience in designing and delivering postgraduate courses in Business Analytics or equivalent, with an applied/practitioner focus (including teaching students from non-cognate backgrounds and international students)
- Teaching evaluations
The University of Auckland is dedicated to providing an excellent and stimulating environment for its employees that ensures a healthy work-life balance. As such, we offer benefits such as research and study leave, a wide range of leadership and development programmes, subsidised car parking, childcare and medical insurance, generous annual leave, and recreation centre facilities.
We are prepared to meet shortlisted candidates at INFORMS Annual Meeting in Houston on 22-25 October 2017. If you are attending INFORMS, please indicate that in your cover letter.
Applications close Sunday, 1 October 2017.
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