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D-IAS Assistant Professor in Intelligent Supply Chain Engineering Management

University of Southern Denmark - Danish Institute for Advanced Study

Location: Odense - Denmark
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 21st July 2021
Closes: 15th September 2021

D-IAS Assistant Professor in Intelligent Supply Chain Engineering Management 

The Danish Institute for Advanced Study (D-IAS) seeks an outstanding candidate to fill a position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of intelligent supply chain engineering management.
The position is sponsored by the Faculty of Engineering, Department of Technology and Innovation and starts January 01, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. This position will be attached to the Centre for Sustainable Supply Chain Engineering (CSSCE) in Odense, and the successful candidate is expected to participate in D-IAS activities and interdisciplinary cooperation in Odense regularly. 
DIAS Assistant Professor appointment are special appointments for four years with the possibility for a subsequent two years of employment as an Associate Professor. 

The successful candidate should hold a PhD degree related to one of the following areas: Industrial Engineering / Manufacturing Engineering with relevance to Operations and Supply Chain Management. Candidates with a Ph.D. degree in Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Data Science, Computer Science Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, and Information Technology will also be considered, but it will further be required that they also have strong operations and supply chain management background.
We offer a uniquely ambitious research environment to this particular position and, for the successful candidate, a position where options for tenure will be discussed during a third-year review.
The successful candidate should have a strong international profile, a strong record of research publications, a strong track record of attracting / involving in research funding and have demonstrated exceptional potential to excel in scientific research.
We expect the applicants to engage in the development of the research unit actively and contribute positively to D-IAS as a whole.


D-IAS aims to inspire ground-breaking ideas through the meeting of minds across the sciences and humanities. The D-IAS engages leading academics through its visitor program, weekly lectures, and quarterly colloquia. There is a strong focus on the talent development of young researchers who work on game-changing ideas. Therefore, DIAS has created a unique category of positions like the here announced: a possibility for 4 + 2 years of research, with supplementary funding  and limited teaching obligations. Eminent academics are appointed as chairs and senior fellows, and in that capacity, form the backbone of the D-IAS as they catalyze activities within their field. In addition, D-IAS offers the most robust possible support in applications for further external funding from prestigious national and European funding schemes, e.g., Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions and the ERC starting grants.
More information about D-IAS activities can be found on our website For further information about being an assistant professor at DIAS, please contact DIAS - Director, Professor Marianne Holmer  

Centre for Sustainable Supply Chain Engineering 

SDU Centre for Sustainable Supply Chain Engineering (CSSCE), focuses on doing cutting-edge research within the field of supply chain management under the theme of sustainable / green supply chain, digital supply chain, blockchain applications in supply chain, supply chain information technologies, circular economy, climate change, life cycle assessment focusing on sustainable supply chain, corporate sustainability, and digital circular supply chain.
For further information about the Centre for Sustainable Supply Chain Engineering and this specific position, please contact Head of Center, DIAS - Chair, Professor Kannan Govindan (

The application deadline is September 15, 2021.

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