Academic credentials: PhD degree or near completion.
Expertise should include one or more areas of Operations Research, Statistics, Optimization, Applied Mathematics (eg, mathematical modelling). Past industrial experience is a valuable asset.
Other useful knowledge is combinatorial algorithms, discrete optimization, energy conservation, and mineral mining.
Experience of using statistics and optimization software packages, for example, R, SAS, ILOG Cplex, LINGO or Matlab.
Excellent in critical thinking, analysis of data, and problem solving.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to work in a team environment and industrial setting.
Self-motivated, proactive, flexible and passionate about learning.
The Centre for Optimization and Decision Science (CODS) is a research centre at Thompson Rivers University, which commits to expand the boundaries of knowledge of optimization and decision-making through interdisciplinary research, development, and innovation of quantitative approaches applied to complex systems.
The first round of selection starts on October 15, 2014, although we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.