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Research Professional

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Hyde Park Campus

Department
3034119 Bus-Booth Faculty Research

About the Unit
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is the second-oldest school in the U.S. and second to none when it comes to influencing business education and business practices. Since 1898, the school has produced ideas and leaders that shape the world of business. Their rigorous, discipline-based approach to business education transforms students into confident, effective, respected business leaders prepared to face the toughest challenges. Chicago Booth has the finest set of facilities of any business school in the world. Each of the four campuses (two in Chicago, one in London, and one in Hong Kong) reflects the architectural traditions of its environs while offering a state-of-the-art learning environment. Chicago Booth is proud to claim: -an unmatched faculty. -degree and open enrollment programs offered on three continents. -a global body of nearly 50,000 accomplished alumni. - strong and growing corporate relationships that provide a wealth of lifelong career opportunities. As part of the world-renowned University of Chicago, Chicago Booth shares the University's core values that shape the distinctive intellectual culture. At Booth, they constantly question and test ideas, and seek proof. This extraordinarily effective approach to business leads to new ideas and innovative solutions. Seven of the Booth faculty members have won Nobel Prizes for these ideas - the first business school to achieve this accomplishment. For more information about the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, please visit: http://www.chicagobooth.edu/

Job Information

Job Summary:

This Research Professional position will provide a supportive research environment to a highly qualified recent PhD. The Research Professional will work with Professor Amy Ward to determine a research agenda of mutual interest, in which we will co-author. This can be a continuation of dissertation work and/or the development of a new research direction (either proposed by Professor Ward or one determined together). Application-wise, Professor Ward is interested in problems related to Service Operations, broadly defined. Methodology-wise, she is interested in control problems in which stochasticity is a fundamental issue.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and analyze stochastic models relevant for service operations (broadly defined).
  • Write simulation programs.
  • Collect data and conduct statistical analysis.
  • Conduct literature reviews and perform preliminary research.
  • Other duties as determined by the problem direction.
  • Support teaching as needed.


Additional Requirements

Education, Experience or Certifications:

Education:
  • PhD by start date required.


Experience:
  • A minimum of one year of relevant research experience required. Experience gained in school counts towards this requirement.


Technical Knowledge or Skills:
  • Strong background in operations, engineering, statistics, mathematics, and/or related fields, required.(Strong knowledge of Markov processes required.)


Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • One to two writing samples

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

Benefit Eligibility
Yes

Pay Frequency
Monthly

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours
37.5

Union
Non-Union

Job is Exempt?
Yes

Drug Test Required?
No

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?
No

Health Screen Required?
No

Posting Date
2018-10-31-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before
2019-04-30-07:00

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Full time
JR03308

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Posted: 11/1/2018
Application Due: 12/31/2018
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