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Job opening at Southampton Business School

Applications are invited for the post of Research Fellow in Freight Logistics in the Southampton Business School. The post holder will contribute to the EPSRC-funded research project “Freight Traffic Control 2050: Transforming the Energy Demands of Last-Mile Urban Freight Through Collaborative Logistics”. This is a collaborative multi-disciplinary project led by the Transport Research Group in Civil Engineering at the University of Southampton, and involving the Management Science Group in the Southampton Business School, the Computing & Communications Department in Lancaster University, the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London and the Transport Studies Group at the University of Westminster.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD or equivalent in Operational Research, Management Science or a related area, with a track record that uses optimisation techniques. Proficiency in computer programming is required. Some experience in vehicle routing or game theory is desirable.

The successful candidate will be expected to take up the post on 01 September 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. Interviews will be held in April / May 2016. The position is on a full time, fixed term basis for 30 months.

For further details, please see  
https://jobs.soton.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=699616TR