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

Vacancy: 1

Job Reference No.: NISCI 31

Salary and Benefits: Negotiable (incl. attractive governmental subsidy)

Closing Date: Open till Filled

Start Date: Negotiable




·         A PhD in maritime logistics, transportation, logistics, supply chain management, operations research, international trade, or a related discipline

·         In-depth knowledge and proven skills (i.e., publication record) of research in maritime logistics, ocean freight, or related topics

·         Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver lectures and class material at graduate level (both Master and Doctoral)

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



             Familiarity with marine technology, marine economy, port logistics, shipping services, ocean freight, and intelligent transportation

             Teaching experience in maritime logistics, ocean freight, or trade services

             Experience with practice-oriented projects funded by industrial partners


Main Duty and Responsibilities:

             Conducting guided and independent research on maritime logistics and ocean freight (incl. collaboration with researchers in MIT Global SCALE Network)

             Publish in top international journals

             Teaching (assistance) in the degree/executive education program courses

             Assisting and taking leadership in writing manuscripts, research proposals, and meeting with project sponsors

             Support educational and outreach activities, and

             any other (incl. administrative) duties that may be reasonably 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 Institute for Supply Chain Innovation

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.