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Position: Postdoctoral Associate in SCM, at MIT (Boston, US)

  • 1.  Position: Postdoctoral Associate in SCM, at MIT (Boston, US)

    Posted 07-25-2019 08:02

    Dear Colleagues,

    Please see below the announcement for hiring a Postdoctoral Associate in Supply Chain Management, at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). We will be interviewing at the AOM Meeting in Boston, so please send your applications accordingly and send a note if you attend the AOM Meeting.

    Best regards,


    Maria Jesus Saenz, PhD

    Executive Director |  MIT SCM Blended Master Program

    MIT Digital Supply Chain Transformation  |

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Center for Transportation & Logistics

    +1.617.253.8235  |  Profile  |



    Postdoctoral Associate, Supply Chain Management

    MIT, Center for Transportation & Logistics

    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, Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL), to provide support for the research-oriented projects of the MIT Supply Chain Management (SCM) program.  Will work with SCM researchers on research capstone and thesis projects, including project selection, development with company partners, and reporting; serve as mentor and thesis/capstone research project advisor for residential SCM students and blended SCM students, including liaising with them before and after they arrive on campus; perform individual research and publish in leading journals in the area of supply chain management and logistics; and assist with conducting lectures on a variety of subjects in the MIT SCM Master's Program. Will also provide support to the MIT SCM Program in terms of student management and/or coordination of activities, such as the orientation program or the MIT SCALE Connect activities and perform other duties as needed. 

    Job Requirements
    REQUIRED:  Ph.D. in supply chain management, transportation, logistics, operations management, information systems, engineering, economics, business, or a related discipline.  In-depth knowledge of one of the following research areas is required: supply chain design, supply chain analytics, supply chain strategy, digital transformation, machine learning, last mile delivery, or e-commerce.  Must have published (or a strong pipeline) in journals related to supply chain, operations management, and logistics; and have experience with research methodology based on quantitative data, statistical software, and analytics tools.  Seek someone who enjoys research, teaching, and learning who is able to develop and deliver lectures and class material at the graduate master's level.  Demonstrated leadership in supply chain management outreach, experience with both methodological and practical industry work experience, proficiency with English communication, and excellent technical writing skills are preferred.  Job# 17667 

    MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.



    Maria Jesus Saenz

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Cambridge MA
    +1 617 253 8235