Monday, July 6, 2015

[DMANET] Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Operations Research at Maastricht University

The Department of Quantitative Economics at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (SBE) offers a tenure track assistant professorship in Operations Research. We are particularly interested in candidates with an academic record in Combinatorial Optimization, Mathematical Programming, Algorithmic Game Theory, Data Analytics and Logistics.

Job description:
The applicant will be appointed as a tenure track assistant professor and contribute to research and teaching within the areas of operations research and operations management. Teaching concerns courses in the Econometrics and Operations Research programs, as well as in business and economics programs at SBE, at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Research falls within the Graduate School of Business and Economics.

Job qualification:
(Almost) Ph.D. in a relevant area, affinity with teaching, strong research orientation and background in operations research, mathematics or computer science. Willingness to work in teams, potential to become a leading researcher in the field.

The Operations Research Group at the Department of Quantitative Economics has a strong research orientation and record in the fields of combinatorial optimization, mathematical programming, and algorithmic game theory. There is close cooperation with the groups on Mathematical Economics, Econometrics and the Department of Knowledge Engineering. All in all, Maastricht University employs more than 35 faculty with affinity to at least one of the aforementioned fields.

Besides the strong focus on research, the group also aims to provide excellent education. The student population at SBE is international, with approximately 60% of students from outside of the Netherlands. All teaching is in the English language. Many of the activities of the group are performed in teams, and the group tries to foster such teamwork as much as possible.

Conditions of employment:
The Assistant professor position is initially offered for a three-year period and, subject to a positive evaluation, extended by another three years, with the possibility of tenure thereafter.
Salary is competitive, depending on qualifications and work experience, between € 3.324,00 and € 4.551,00 per month for a fulltime assistant professorship (13 monthly payments). On top of this, there is an 8% holiday allowance. Non-Dutch applicants could be eligible for a favorable tax treatment (30% rule).

Applications should be received no later than September 15, 2015. They should include a curriculum vitae and copies of some written work. Two letters of reference, assessing the applicant's research potential and personality, should be sent independently by the referees. Applications can, preferably, be sent by e-mail to: (with cc to or to: Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, Personnel Department, P.O. Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands, and refer to vacancy nr. 2015.131 on both letter and envelope.

For further information on the position you may contact: Prof. dr. Stan van Hoesel at, tel. + 31 43 388 3727 or Prof. dr. Rudolf Müller at, tel. + 31 43 388 3799
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