Position: Research-track Assistant/Associate Professor or Postdoctoral Fellow in Transportation and Logistics

Job Reference No.: NISCI 01

Salary and Benefits: Negotiable (and attractive governmental subsidy)

Closing Date: Open till Filled

Start Date: Negotiable




             A PhD in transportation, logistics, management sciences, operations research, business analytics, engineering, or a related discipline.

             In-depth knowledge and proven skills of academic and applied research in transportation, logistics, or related topics.

             Demonstrated ability to teach at master’s level in statistics, operations research, data analytics, or transportation/logistics.

             For consideration at the  Research-track Assistant/Associate Professor, candidates must have published in international journals and participated in the acquisition of external funding.



             Familiarity with analytical methods (e.g., develop algorithms & heuristics and use software for optimization/simulation)

             Familiarity with empirical methods (e.g., statistics/econometrics/machine learning)

             Teaching experience

             Experience with industry problems


Main Duty and Responsibilities:

             Conducting guided and independent research on transportation and logistics in the TDH lab (incl. collaboration with researchers in MIT Global SCALE Network)

             Publish in leading international journals

             Writing research proposals

             Meeting with project sponsors

             Support outreach activities

             Teaching short courses

             Any other (incl. administrative) duties that may reasonably be assigned by the supervising faculty member.


How to Apply:

To apply for the research positions, please prepare and submit the following documents:

1.          A cover letter explaining interests in this position and relevant experiences

2.          A statement of research

3.          A detailed curriculum vitae emphasizing research and teaching capability along with industry experience,

4.          Published and working papers in English

5.          Contact information for references (with names and email addresses)


Please be sure to identify the position in which you are interested and your earliest potential start date.


Electronic submission is highly encouraged. Please send your package to:

Ningbo China Supply Chain Innovation Institute

MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence Network

Email: HR@nisci.edu.cn


The review of applications and nominations is underway and will continue until the positions are filled.  All positions command a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications.  Starting dates are negotiable.


MIT Global SCALE centers offer a culturally diverse teaching and research environment and provide equal opportunity for all applicants. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.