Friday, February 6, 2015

[DMANET] Positions in Discrete Optimization at Beijing Center for Scientific and Engineering Computing

Please note the call for applications of the Beijing Center for Scientific and Engineering Computing below. The call addresses in particular applicants who are experienced in Discrete Optimization and its applications to traffic and transportation.

I will be available for inquiries about these positions
Rolf Möhring <>


Beijing Center for Scientific and Engineering Computing
Faculty positions openings

Beijing Center for Scientific and Engineering Computing (BJC-SEC), affiliated with the Beijing municipal government, is a newly established research center on interdisciplinary research and education. The center promotes cutting-edge interdisciplinary research between computations and other areas in science and engineering, and develops innovative research models and effective programs for nurturing young talents. The center especially promotes research related to the economic and societal challenges faced by the city of Beijing, such as those related to transportation, environment, health, biology, information, and aerospace. The center, located in Beijing University of Technology (BJUT), strongly encourages collaborations between researchers from academic institutions as well as industries all over the world.

BJC-SEC invites applications for positions at various levels including postdoctoral fellows, tenure-line assistant, associate and full professors for research and graduate student education in the center. The salary, start-up funds, and fringe benefits for these positions will be competitive by both domestic and international standard and they will be commensurate with each applicant's research credentials and working experiences.

Position Description:

Available Positions: The center plans to fill in numerous positions of different types including sixty permanent faculty positions within the next five years. In the coming academic year, the following three types of positions will be available:

1. Ten postdoctoral fellow positions with annual salary up to 180,000 RMB. Some of these postdoctoral fellows will be trained abroad (Europe and USA) in which case salary will be competitive by the standard in the respective country.
2. Eight tenure-line assistant professor positions (details on these positions can be found in the web site There is a deadline for this line of positions: March 5, 17:00.
3. A number of associate professor and professor positions with competitive salary and benefit by both China and international standards.

More detailed information on any of the above positions will be available to interested applicants upon email request via

Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree. Preference for tenure-line positions will be given to those with at least three years of research experience abroad, excellent research record, strong motivation, good communication skills, and adequate teaching experience.

Deadlines: Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue for the next five years. Deadline only applies to the tenure-line assistant professor position: March 5, 2015.

Contacts: All applicants should submit their CV, research statement, representative research papers, and three letters of references via email to Ms. Ke Li ( All application materials should be in English.

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