Tuesday, June 11, 2019

[DMANET] Fully funded PhD position at Sheffield University Management School

The Logistics and Supply Chain Management Research Centre at Sheffield
University Management School is seeking applications for a fully funded PhD
from exceptional UK/EU/International students with an outstanding academic
record (distinction/high merit or equivalent), as well as a proven record
in research training.

*PhD project title*
Emerging Optimisation Challenges in Locational Analysis for Supply Network

*Project description*
The PhD project is concerned with Locational Analysis, with particular
emphasis on Advanced Network Design and Supply Chain Structural Complexity
problems, and relevant applications in Production and Service Management.
The aim is to introduce the impact of advanced modelling features/concepts
(including k-splittable flows and structural complexity) in the field of
facility location problems, thus exploring novel and promising research

*How to apply*
The deadline to apply is 1 July 2019 at 17:00 UK time. Please note that
applications will not be processed if they are incomplete or received after
the deadline. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on
Tuesday 13/Wednesday 14 August 2019.
Applicants should submit a 1000 word research proposal which directly
addresses the theme and/or specific topic to which they are applying. The
proposal should contain a brief background to the topic, which demonstrates
knowledge of existing work in the field, and potential contributions to
knowledge. It should also explain the proposed research methods and include
a plan of the research, and a timeline.

*For more information and to submit an application, visit: *
Please clearly indicate the number of the project in your application: LSCM

*Supervisors:*Dr Antonino Sgalambro
Dr. Diego Ruiz-Hernandez

*For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact: *
Dr Antonino Sgalambro: a.sgalambro@sheffield.ac.uk, skype:
Dr. Diego Ruiz-Hernandez: d.ruiz-hernandez@sheffield.ac.uk

*Funding notes*
This scholarship is offered on a full-time basis for three years subject to
satisfactory progress. The award pays tuition fees and an annual tax free
maintenance stipend at the RCUK rate.
Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis – applications are assessed
on the basis of academic success and qualifications, experience, research
background, a clear well-articulated research proposal, the potential
impact of the research and a close synergy of research interests with
supervisor/research centre expertise.


*Dr Antonino Sgalambro PhD SFHEA*

Director of Research
Operations Management and Decision Sciences

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