Friday, November 30, 2012

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The LGI2A,Laboratory of Computer Science and Control Systems of University of Artois (Bethune, North of France) is seeking to fill a postdoctoral position in:

"Service Network Design in Supply Chain Systems"

for a 12 month contract to be filled as soon as possible.
Successful candidate will perform research on models of capacitated multi-commodity flow, routing and location and develop mathematical
models and efficient solution methods for real-life industrial applications (exact methods and heuristic approaches).

The salary will be around 2,000 euro per month (only roughly).
The research will be carried out in the group of "Systems Optimization" of LGI2A led by Prof. Gilles Goncalves.

LGI2A ( offers a strong scientific support, a friendly environment and collaborative international environment.
Several international/EU industrial/research projects at LGI2A permit students and researchers to be in the middle of research
collaboration and help them to extend their network to their counterparts at other universities, academic institutes and
industries to develop their future career. Several meetings and plenary seminars will offer opportunity to students and researchers
to communicate and benefit from the others latest research results.

Bethune is a beautiful city located at the North of France (40 minutes North of Lille) in a very calm and quiet North-Western European region. It
will take 1 hour going to Brussels, 2 hour from London and 70 minutes to Paris by TGV trains.

Candidates must hold a PhD degree (or about to defend within a month) or equivalent in computer science, mathematics or a related area and
should have a solid knowledge of mixed integer programming, excellent programming skills, experience in decomposition methods (primal and
dual), metaheuristics, and algorithms. Other skills such as knowledge in probability theory and stochastic programming are beneficial.
Good communication skills and solid English writing skills are mandatory.

Knowledge of French is not required, but successful candidates will be encouraged to learn some basics.
Often there has been free French course offered to researchers and their family members by the University of Lille du Nord.

Interested applicants should send
their application containing
- cover and motivation letter
- curriculum vitae
- copies of PhD degree or attestation of defense from university
- summary of PhD thesis (English, about 1 pages)
- names and email addresses of at least two referees, including the thesis adviser
- candidate may choose to also provide complete thesis and any other scientific publications

Applicants are invited to submit the application by respecting the deadline of 10 December 2012 to:

Gilles Goncalves
Shahin Gelareh

if you have any questions regarding the positions or your application, please do not hesitate to contact the aforementioned emails (emails
should be destined to both).

Please put "[SGGG2012postdoc]" in your application email subjects.
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