POST-DOCTORAL POSITIONIN OPERATIONS RESEARCH / DISCRETE OPTIMIZATION
Applications are invited for a Post-Doctoral position at the University of Toronto. The broad area of
research is Operations Research with possible focus areas in Discrete Optimization, Approximation Algorithms,
Scheduling, Network Optimization, Facility Location, or Stochastic Modeling. However, strong applicants in all
areas of Operations Research will be considered. The applicants should be within 5 years (or close to completion)
of their Ph.D. in Operations Research / Management, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, or a related field.
The successful candidate will work under the supervision of professor Igor Averbakh in the Department
of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough. The position carries a salary of $3,000 Canadian dollars
per month. The approximate start date is September 2020 (can be negotiable).
The initial contract will be for 6-12 months, with a possibility of extensions for up to 2 years.
To apply, send a C.V. and a sample of recent research (papers, preprints, etc.) electronically to professor
Igor Averbakh at [email protected]
Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2020, or until the position is filled.
The normal hours of work are 40 hours per week for a full-time postdoctoral fellow (pro-rated for those holding
a partial appointment) recognizing that the needs of the employee’s research and training and the needs of the
supervisor’s research program may require flexibility in the performance of the employee’s duties and hours of
work. Employment as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto is covered by the terms of the CUPE 3902
Unit 5 Collective Agreement. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community
and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal
People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further
diversification of ideas.