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Postdoctoral Researcher - SCM

Syracuse University
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 24, 2024

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management
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Postdoctoral Researcher - SCM

Job #: 077761
Location Syracuse, NY
Pay Range: $58,500 - $65,000
Hours: As determined by department chair.
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description:
The successful candidate will conduct research on socially-responsible supply chains, specifically on combatting supply chains that focus on counterfeits. The candidate will work with supply chain management faculty under the supervision of Burak Kazaz. They will develop academic manuscripts for publication in flagship journals of the field.

The successful candidate is expected to have a PhD in an appropriate discipline such assupply chain management, operations management, industrial engineering and/or operations research. The candidate should be able to (1) demonstrate the technical capability to conduct research using game theory and stochastic programming, and (2) possess the capacity to organize and execute original research.

Job Specific Qualifications:
In addition to technical competency in game theory and stochastic programming, the successful candidate should have prior knowledge on socially-responsible supply chains, publications on counterfeit production, and government regulations to combat illicit supply chain activities.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing mathematical models to understand the conditions under which brand-name firms can convert counterfeiters to licit suppliers. The candidate will be responsible for managing the research project, coordinating with other project team members, collecting and collating data on socially-responsible projects.

About Syracuse University:
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings, and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and over 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors, 100 minors, and 200 advanced degree programs offered across the University’s 13 schools and colleges; over 15,000 undergraduates and over 6,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit

About the Syracuse area:
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal.

Application Deadline: 7/5/2024
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Open Until Filled: No
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