Post Doctoral Fellowship in Sao Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Research Project “Cutting, packing, lot-sizing, scheduling, routing, location and their integration in industrial and logistics settings”, supported by São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) offers a post-doctoral fellowship.

This opportunity is to work with the Operations Research Group of the Production Engineering Department (DEP) at Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar), State of Sao Paulo in Brazil, under the supervision of Prof. Reinaldo Morabito.

The research project involves the development of optimization models to the integrated lot-sizing and cutting stock problem. The candidates must have a PhD in production engineering or in a related area, such as engineering, computer sciences, mathematics, among others. It is required full and exclusive dedication to the activities of the project, according to the FAPESP rules available in http://fapesp.br/bolsas/pd. The selection process will consider the CV of the candidates and their potential contribution to the research area of this project.

The post-doctoral candidate should have experience in operations research techniques, including optimization mathematical modelling, linear and integer programming. It is desirable previous knowledges in lot-sizing and cutting stock problems and models. 

Applications must include the cover letter, an updated CV and a recommendation letter. All the documents must be sent electronically until August 13th, 2018 in a single PDF file to Prof. Reinaldo Morabito: morabito@ufscar.br.

The selected candidate will receive a Post-Doctoral scholarship from FAPESP (BR$7174 approximately US$1,900 per month tax free), besides additional funds of 15% of the annual value of the scholarship to meet unforeseen expenses and directly related to the research activity. There is also a financial support for travel expenses to Brazil. More information about FAPESP’s post-doctoral scholarships are available in www.fapesp.br/bolsas/pd.

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