Research Job Opportunity


Required Background:  PhD in Engineering or Applied Mathematics, preferably with 3 years of post-doc research experience


Research field: Process Systems Engineering (Supply-chain)


Job offer: Individual job contract for a period up to 5 years, with a gross salary equivalent to an assistant researcher (at 2009 prices: approximately 45000 euro/year, before tax and social security deductions).


Brief job description: The researcher will join on-going work in the area of optimal design of supply-chains at the strategic and tactical/ope­rational levels. These include networks for energy distribution, for industrial residual products recovery and close-loop logistic chains for reuse of wasted consumer goods. Related issues considered are the handling of environmental impacts, uncertainty, energy planning and multi-objective decisions.


Full job description: (Jobs): Research Fellow, reference: C2007-FCT/325/2006 - Supply-chain - INETI- DMS (2nd call)


Place of work: Lumiar Campus, LNEG, Lisbon, Portugal


Application procedure:

The application should be addressed in English to the E-mail address [log in to unmask]  in a Word file or, preferably in a .pdf file format. It should  include: 1) a CV (including names and addresses of referees), 2) a covering letter stating the applicant interests as a candidate, and 3) a short research proposal description, which merges his/her interests and background with the reference terms for this call (maximum length 2A4 pages).


Application dead-line: 20th September 2009






Ana Paula Barbosa Povoa, PhD

Departamento de Engenharia e Gestão,

Engineering and Management Department

Instituto Superior Técnico

Av Prof  Cavaco Silva,

2780-990 Porto Salvo,


Tel: +351 21 4233 507; +351 21 8417981

Fax: + 351 21 4233 568

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