Thursday, February 24, 2022

[DMANET] Postdoctoral position at Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne.

The Centre for Business Analytics (CfBA) at the Melbourne Business School
(MBS) is looking for candidates to fill a postdoctoral fellow position in
the field of Management Science/Operations Research. The successful
candidate will work with Prof. Yalcin Akcay and Assoc. Prof. Gerardo
Berbeglia and pursue high level research on topics related to revenue
management, pricing, assortment optimisation and discrete choice modelling.
There is no specific research project for this position – it will be
jointly discussed with the candidate at a later stage.

This position is for two years and requires a Ph.D. in Management
Science/Operations Research or closely related fields. Candidates for this
position should demonstrate research excellence, as evidenced through their
publications and research pipeline.


-A Ph.D. degree in Management Science/Operations Research/Business
Analytics or related disciplines (those who will finish their PhD by Aug
2022 are also welcomed to apply).
-Strong mathematical modelling skills.
-High proficiency in English (oral and written).
-Ability to code (any language) and perform computational experiments

What we offer:

-2-year contract subject to confirmation
-A highly competitive salary of $A 112,331 per year (approximately
$81,000) - Senior Research Associate (Academic Level B) at the University
of Melbourne
-An excellent research environment and facilities
-Funding for attending international conferences

Applications should include:

-An updated CV
-A statement of research interests
-A sample publication or working paper

Additionally, we ask for two or three reference letters to be sent directly
to us.

Review of applications will begin by March 1, 2022 and proceed until the
position is filled. The preliminary starting date for this position is
August 1, 2022, but it is flexible and negotiable.

To apply, send an email to and attach the documentation
required (in pdf files). Ask your two or three references to send their
letter to the same email address.

If you have questions about this position, feel free to contact Prof.
Yalcin Akcay ( and Assoc. Prof. Gerardo Berbeglia (

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