Assistant Professor in Operations Management at Eindhoven University of Technology

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The Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences has a vacancy for an Assistant Professor (1 fte) in Operations Management. This vacancy is part of the Irne Curie Fellowship, and is only open for female candidates in the first six months of recruitment.

Operations Planning, Accounting & Control group

The open position is at the Operations Planning, Accounting & Control group. OPAC currently consists of 4 full professors, 4 associate professors, 15 assistant professors, 8 postdoctoral fellows, and 20 PhD students. The faculty teaches and conducts research in the area of operations planning and control in manufacturing, services, logistics and supply chains. Research is generally quantitative in nature, while many of the researchers also engage in empirical research. The OPAC group is responsible within the university for all teaching in the areas of operations management, transportation, manufacturing operations, reliability and maintenance, and accounting and finance, both at undergraduate and graduate level.

The OPAC group has an extensive industrial network, which gives direct access to challenging operations management problems, new technologies, and empirical data. This network is furthermore leveraged to acquire PhD funding and personal grants that enable to scale up research efforts.

Description of the position

Disciplinary focus For this position, we are open to any relevant research area in Manufacturing Operations Management that is rigorous and relevant to industry. Currently the OPAC group is conducting research in the area of semi-conductor industry, bio-manufacturing and industry 4.0, involving modeling, design, planning and control of manufacturing, artificial intelligence, maintenance and logistic operations. The group is therefore looking for candidates whose research background and interests match with this broad manufacturing research area. Research

The selected assistant professors perform active research on Operations Management, collaborate with current faculty and postdocs, take part in and acquire funded research projects, and publish on their research in academic journals. Teaching

Each assistant professor teaches 2-3 courses per year in the undergraduate, master, and/or PhD programs, and supervises BSc and MSc students on their thesis work. Information

More information about the OPAC group can be found at the OPAC website. More information about these positions should be addressed to: Professor Ton de Kok, phone +31 40 2473849, e-mail: . Information about terms of employment can be obtained from , HR advisor ( ). Further information about Eindhoven University of Technology can be found at

Under European jurisdiction it is lawful to specifically recruit underrepresented groups. If no female candidate is found in the first six months of recruitment, this vacancy will be re-opened as a generic vacancy.


If you are interested, we invite you to apply as soon as possible. Selection will begin immediately and continue until the positions have been filled.

Note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

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