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Assistant professor (f/m) in Supply Chain Management/Operations Research (32/38 hrs)

We have an opening for a highly motivated Assistant professor (f/m) in Supply Chain Management/Operations Research (32/38 hrs).  You are expected to contribute to the development of Decision Support Systems, based on ...

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Drienerlolaan, Enschede, Overijssel
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
38 - 38 uur
€ 3475 - € 5405 per maand


We have an opening for a highly motivated Assistant professor (f/m) in Supply Chain Management/Operations Research (32/38 hrs). You are expected to contribute to the development of Decision Support Systems, based on models and techniques from Operations Research, Game Theory and Multi-agent systems, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics and Information System design. The potential of new technologies such as Internet of Things, cloud logistics, robotics and cyber physical systems challenge you to seek for new solutions that integrate economic and sustainability demands on global supply chains.

Are you ready to join our team?

Our demands

  • You will contribute to the existing research lines, from advice to actual prototyping and supervision of bachelor, master and PhD students;
  • You are capable to initiate and acquire funding for new research activities and actively look for (international) partners to build consortia with;
  • You are a part of the educational programs within the Department, teaching and developing the curriculum;


We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague with proven research and teaching potential, with a strong quantitative background and a focus on Supply Chain Management, Transportation Management, Manufacturing/Service Operations Management or Supply Chain information technologies.

  • You hold a PhD in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Systems or a comparable domain. Doctoral students near completion of their degrees will also be considered;
  • Your ability to conduct academic research is reflected in an established record of publications in leading scientific journals;
  • Your have the ability and desire to teach bachelor and master courses and oversee students is shown by your experience in this area;
  • You have an excellent command of the English language and good communication skills

Information & reaction
You should submit your application via www.utwente.nl/vacatures/en before November 24, 2017. Applications should include: (1) a motivation letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) publications or other research output clearly showing your expertise in relevant areas, and (4) email and telephone contact information of at least two referees. Since only three documents can be uploaded per application, please combine documents if needed. Only complete applications submitted by the deadline will be taken into consideration.

Interviews will take place in December 2017. In case needed, a second round of interviews will be conducted. For more information on this position, please contact dr. ir. M.R.K. Mes, email: m.r.k.mes@utwente.nl, phone: +31-53-4894062, prof. dr. W.H.M Zijm, email: w.h.m.zijm@utwente.nl, or prof. dr. J. van Hillegersberg (chair of IEBIS), email: j.vanhillegersberg@utwente.nl. More information on this position can be found on https://www.utwente.nl/en/bms/iebis/vacancies/vacancy-assistantprof-scm-or/


You will be appointed as assistant professor for a period of two years, with prospects of a permanent position upon good performance. The department and faculty actively supports growth in research, teaching and your career.

  • Your starting salary is between € 3.475 to € 5.405 gross per month based on your experience
  • We provide a solid pension scheme
  • You will receive aholiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%
  • You have a minimum of 29 holidays in case of full-time employment
  • We offer an extensive professional and personal development opportunities
  • You will have a high degree of responsibility and independence
  • You will be collaborating with close colleagues, researchers and other university staff is strongly encouraged.


The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that matter. New technology which leads change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university of the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. We have a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out groundbreaking research.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. Because of our diversity values we do particularly support women to apply.

Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences
The Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences (BMS) strives to play a pivotal role in understanding, co-engineering and evaluating innovation in society. Innovation is driven by advances in technology. Through 'social engineering' these technological advances are embedded in society befitting human needs and behaviour, within proper public and private management and business structures. For this the faculty of BMS upholds high quality disciplinary knowledge in psychology, business administration, public administration, communication science, philosophy, educational science and health sciences. All with a focus on the challenges in society. Research is strongly connected to our Institutes on Governance (IGS), ICT (CTIT), Health (MIRA) and Nanotechnology (MESA+).