Hyde Park Campus
3034119 Bus-Booth Faculty Research
About the Unit
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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.
- 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.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
- PhD by start date required.
- 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.)
- Cover letter
- One to two writing samples
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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