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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Operations Management and Quantitative Methods at Vanderbilt University

Dean's Office/Owen Graduate School of Management

The Operations Management and Quantitative Methods area at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management announces, subject to budgetary approval, a two‐year post‐doctoral fellowship. Postdocs are expected to work with Owen faculty on new research projects, while making progress toward publication of their current scholarly work.

To be eligible, candidates must complete their PhD by August 15, 2019. The candidates with research interests in Supply Chain Management and Retail Operations are especially encouraged to apply. The strongest candidates will be those whose interests align closely with Owen faculty, and where the postdoc and faculty member can foresee developing joint research projects.

The two‐year fellowship will begin in August of 2019. In addition to salary and benefits, postdocs receive an annual allowance for research/conference‐related travel and expenses. In addition, the school provides a computer and computer technical support. During the period of the fellowship, fellows are expected to be in residence, work with faculty on research projects, and participate in research seminars in the school. 

The Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University has an enrollment of over 550 full‐time students in its full‐time MBA, Health Care MBA, Executive MBA, Master of Science in Finance, Masters of Accountancy, Masters of Marketing, and Masters of Management in Health Care programs. The school's 52 full‐time faculty members are actively engaged in research, which is supported in part through the school's four research centers. Owen enrolls students from all parts of the United States and 35 countries. Founded in 1873, Vanderbilt University is an internationally recognized research university with a student body of some 12,600 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, and approximately 1,430 full-time faculty (excluding faculty employed by the VU Medical Center), of whom 52 have their primary appointment in the Owen School. The university is situated on a 330-acre campus located a mile and a half south of downtown Nashville.

Vanderbilt and the Owen School seek to attract a research active, culturally and intellectually diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Learn more about Vanderbilt’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas. Vanderbilt particularly encourages applications from minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.

Apply via Interfolio at this link: . Please submit a cover letter explaining your background and interest, C.V., three letters of recommendation, and a sample research paper. Apply by March 15, 2019 to ensure consideration, although we will accept later applications if the position is not yet filled. 

Kathy Boozer
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2019-01-25 21:21:29

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