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Postdoctoral Fellow - Net Zero Freight Program

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia
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Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow - Net Zero Freight Program
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 249757
About Us The H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) has achieved national and international prominence through its tradition of unparalleled excellence and leadership in research, education, and service. ISyE has overt fifty world-class faculty members, top-notch students including, outstanding curricula, and extensive research focused on improving quality of life. ISyE supports a broad spectrum of academic concentrations with several that have achieved best-in-class rankings. More information can be found at

Location Atlanta, GA

Job Summary We are seeking to hire up to three post-doctoral fellows in the Net Zero Freight program at the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering of the Georgia Institute of Technology.

This program addresses the grand challenge of achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions from freight systems by simultaneously addressing fuels, vehicles, and the design of effective material transportation and logistics systems. It combines teaching and research with industrial, government, and civil society engagement to identify and amplify priority improvement opportunities.

We seek applicants for two complementary types of positions on a one-year renewable basis. The first position will focus on design of freight systems based on the Physical Internet and hyperconnected logistics and transportation. The successful candidates will have expertise in freight, logistics and/or transportation systems design, modeling, analysis, and/or governance. The second will focus on transition to electric and non-carbon fuels. The successful candidates will have expertise in a combination of life cycle assessment, energy systems modeling, policy and/or techno-economic analysis.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in industrial engineering or one of the related fields; supply chain engineering, freight systems, logistics, industrial ecology, macro-energy systems, sustainable energy systems, public policy, energy resources, chemical, civil, or electrical engineering.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong quantitative and computational competences; Exceptional communication skills; Interest and experience in sustainability and emissions reduction.

Required Documents to Attach

Required documents should be attached as one PDF file and include the following:

1) CV

3) One-page statement of research interests related to net zero freight systems

3) List of three professional references

Apply Before Date Review of applicants will begin immediately, with an anticipated start date in December 2022 or January 2023.

Contact Information

For additional information about this job opening, please contact either Dr. Benoit Montreuil, [email protected] and/or Dr. Valerie Thomas, [email protected].

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