Post-Doctoral Fellow – Operations & Decision Sciences
The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics (Lazaridis School) at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Operations & Decision Sciences area. The appointment will be twelve months with opportunity for extension, with start date no later than September 2021. Annual salary is based on experience and capability, but no less than $35,000.00 CAD. This position is subject to budgetary approval.
Qualifications for this positions include a Ph.D. in Operations Management, Management Science, Operations Research or a related area, by the date of appointment. Candidates with background in or experience with one or more of the following topics will be preferred: Data/Business Analytics, Stochastic Modelling, Dynamic Games, Sustainable Operations, Behaviour Operations, OM-Marketing Interface, Supply Chain Management.
The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics has over one hundred full-time faculty and more than five thousand undergraduate and graduate students on campuses in Waterloo and Brantford, and a location in Toronto, Ontario. With a mission to achieve excellence in management education, the school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including Honours BBA, MBA, MMA, MFin, and PhD. Laurier’s undergraduate and graduate business programs are AACSB accredited. For more information, please visit .
Waterloo, Ontario is a highly innovative and dynamic region. It is the home to a number of leading high technology firms, insurance companies and educational/research institutions (e.g. University of Waterloo, the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics).
The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics is also home to the Lazaridis Institute, which helps Canadian technology companies reach their next level of growth through world-class programs; leading-edge research in innovation, management and disruption in the tech ecosystem; and the connection of international research, best practices in global scaling, and curriculum.
Applicants should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae with full description of curriculum and research experience/interest, one or two sample papers, and should arrange for at least two academic referees to submit reference letters to . Applications should be addressed to .
Deadline for applications is June 30, 2021.
Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. Laurier welcomes applications from qualified candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized or having disabilities, and qualified candidates of any sexual and gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, as per Canadian immigration laws, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obligated to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenships, however, all applicants must include one of the following statements in their cover letter:
Yes, I am a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
No, I am not a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada
Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to Michael Lisetto-Smith, Senior Administrative Officer (). Further information on the equity policy can be found at .