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Cold Supply Chain Post-doc
American University of Sharjah

Date Posted Mar. 7, 2019
Title Cold Supply Chain Post-doc
University American University of Sharjah
Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Department Industrial Engineering Department
Application Deadline Until filled
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2019
  • Post-Doc
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Food Process Engineering
    Computer Engineering

Title: Cold Supply Chain Post-doc
University: American University of Sharjah
Application Deadline : Open until filled
Position Start Date: September 1st, 2019

One Post-doc research associate position is available in the smart city research institute at the American University of Sharjah (AUS). The candidate is expected to start in Fall 2019. The appointment is for an initial period of one year, with the possibility of renewal depending on performance and funding availability. The research focus would be on ‘dynamic modeling of a cold supply chain fleet’. Prospective candidates should hold a PhD in operations research, supply chain management, industrial engineering, computer engineering, or other relevant fields are encouraged to apply. Prior research experiences in software or hardware are preferred, but not required.

Interested applicants should send their resume along with statement of research to Dr. Mahmoud Awad via email (

The position is open until filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The successful candidate is expected to assume duty in September 2019.

Person specification:

  • Should hold a PhD in operations research, supply chain management, industrial engineering, computer engineering, or other relevant fields.
  • Proven competence in developing heuristics algorithm using C++ or any other programming language.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in writing technical research papers.
  • Ability to work independently.

AUS is located in the Emirate of Sharjah, one of the seven emirates within the United Arab Emirates. The UAE is a highly diversified, technologically advanced and secure country with an excellent reputation for tourism, business, and engineering. The University, founded in 1997, is an independent, not-for profit, co-educational institution, serving some 6,000 students of 92 nationalities. Further information about AUS and the department can be obtained from

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Contact Information

  • Mahmoud Awad
    Industrial Engineering Department
    American University of Sharjah
    Sharjah, Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates


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