Monday, March 30, 2015

[DMANET] Two postdoc positions at Tecnologico de Monterrey (ITESM), Campus Monterrey

The Group of Industrial Engineering and Numerical Methods of the Technological Institute of Monterrey (Tecnológico de Monterrey, ITESM, Campus Monterrey), opens a position for a Full Time Postdoctoral Researcher in the field of
Bilevel Programming Algorithms: Theory and Applications
The Postdoctoral Researcher will work mainly with Prof. Vyacheslav Kalashnikov and his research team, and he/she will be involved in the full-time investigation, which principal emphasis will be the study and development of efficient algorithms of solution to bilevel programming problems with applications to logistics, manufacture, telecommunications, etc.
This is a one year position with a starting date of June 01, 2015 (negotiable), with possible extension for 2 years.
- A PhD degree (obtained not earlier than 3 years ago from a high-ranked university) in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Computing, or related areas. Research experience confirmed by publications in international journals indexed in ISI (Web of Science) and/or Scopus is an advantage. A successful candidate will have experience in at least one programming language (e.g., C/C++, CPLEX, MAPLE, MATLAB), in online algorithms or approximation algorithms.
- Education/Research interests focused on one or more of the following areas: Mathematical Programming, Integer Programming, Approximate Optimization Methods (Branch-and-Cut, Branch-and-Price, Branch-and-Bound algorithms), heuristic or meta-heuristic methods, Stochastic Optimization, Multi-Objective Optimization.
- Fluency in English is required (both writing and communication skills).
The base salary is in the range of USD 2,200 – 3,300 per month (depending upon the candidate's experience and academic data). Apart from that, a 1-month-salary bonus at the end of the year, vacations bonuses, a saving fund membership, discount allowances, and IMSS social security premiums are provided, which amounts an additional income of approximately 20% of the base salary. A one-year medical insurance policy (valid both in Mexico and abroad) is also paid.
Being a member of the ITESM community, the successful candidate has a free access to the Campus facilities: the library, Internet, sports activities, etc.
Interested researchers should submit:
(a) cover letter;
(b) recent CV;
(c) 2 letters of recommendation (Spanish or English), one of them preferably from the doctoral dissertation adviser directed to Dr. Vyacheslav Kalashnikov at the address below. It is suggested to send the documents by e-mail.
The application deadline is Monday, April 20, 2015.
Informal inquiries by e-mail to Dr. Vyacheslav Kalashnikov ( ) are welcome.
Dr. Vyacheslav Kalashnikov
Full Time Professor and Researcher
Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM), Campus Monterrey
Av. Eugenio Garza Sada 2501 Sur
Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico 64849
Tel.: +52 (81) 8358-2000 ext. 5548

Vyacheslav Kalashnikov
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