Post Doctoral Fellow (Lyle School of Engineering)
Southern Methodist University Inc

Dallas, Texas

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Salary Range:

Salary is commensurate with experience & qualifications.
Job Summary:

Southern Methodist University (SMU) is seeking a Post Doctoral Fellow in the Engineering Management, Information, and Systems Department, Lyle School of Engineering. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will play an active role in existing and new research projects in healthcare and supply-chain operations. The primary duties will include (i) active research in modeling, optimization, simulation, and data harvesting and analysis, (ii) manuscript development for peer-reviewed publications, and (iii) assistance with sponsored research activity. This position will support goals that are specific to promoting research, enhancing research environment, and research productivity.

Essential Functions:

  • Active research in modeling, optimization, simulation, and data harvesting and analysis. Active participation in research group with research students and collaborators as a collaborator and mentor as appropriate. Active support for the lead faculty in these areas.
  • Documentation of research results, development of research presentations, publications and sponsored research activity. Active support for the lead faculty for these purposes.


Education and Experience:

Successful completion of a Ph.D. is required.

Optimization and simulation modeling and computer programming skills are required.

Journal submission and publication activity in peer-reviewed journals is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Candidate must be highly motivated with a deep interest in research in healthcare and supply-chain operations.

Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of constituencies.

Candidate should have strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff.

Candidate must possess excellent organizational, planning, and project management skills.

Candidate must possess significant problem solving skills. Must develop solutions using substantial creativity, resourcefulness and innovation.

Candidate must have a strong focus on attention to detail.
Deadline to Apply:

This position is open until filled.

Physical and Environmental Demands:

This position must be able to:

Sit for long periods of time.

COVID Vaccination

SMU must comply with President Biden's Executive Order (EO) 14042 requiring those that receive federal contracts and their employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they apply for and are granted an exemption for religious or medical reasons.

For more information regarding this requirement, please visit our website.

EEO Statement: SMU will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601,

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