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Research Opportunity

Industrial Engineering and Management


Work description

The work is based on three lines of investigation related to planning problems of the food supply chains: - Empirical analysis of the influence of products remaining shelf life in consumers choices at the moment of purchase. - Analysis of the impact that the consumer preferences have on discount planning problems of retailers, using optimization and simulation models. - Analysis of the impact of collaborative strategies between retailers and producers, by developing bilevel optimization models.

Academic Qualifications

PhD in Industrial Engineering and Management, Operations Research, Computer Science

Minimum profile required

PhD holders with little post-doctoral research experience or without a post-doctoral scientific curriculum in the scientific area to which they are applying, compatible with the junior researcher category; Experience and knowledge of Operations Research, namely in the development of linear programming models and metaheuristics; Good scientific level, with at least two publications in the domain in question or in related domains, in Q1 scientific journals.

Preference factors

Knowledge about benefit sharing models and algorithms and collaborative strategies; Previous participation in projects related to this work area.

Application Period

Since 26 Nov 2021 to 13 Dec 2021


Cluster / Centre

Industrial and Systems Engineering / Industrial Engineering and Management

Scientific Advisor

Sara Sofia Martins