Postdoctorate position in Melbourne
Constraint Technologies (CTI) is a medium sized software company that provides optimization and situational awareness software to the travel, transportation and logistics sector.
We invest heavily in research and development, applying our technology to challenging customer problems to achieve continuous improvement in the performance and capability of our software. Based in Melbourne, Australia, and with partners in the US, Europe and the Far East, we help our customers achieve their objectives worldwide.
We are currently looking for postdoctorate or experienced researchers to work in our Research group. We have a number of projects operating in association with the CTI-Monash Centre for Optimization in Travel, Transport and Logistics, and we would expect that the successful applicant(s) would also be collaborating with researchers at Monash University. Publication and presentation at conferences are encouraged subject to protection of trade secrets.
The ideal applicant would have:
- A PhD or industry experience in an area related to Operations Research.
- Good knowledge of Mathematical Programming optimization techniques.
- Broad knowledge of other optimization techniques and heuristics.
- Experience, aptitude or interest in solving transport related problems in the rail and airline sectors such as online schedule recovery optimization, training resource planning and schedule optimization.
- Excellent computer programming skills.
- Good written and oral English communication skills.
CTI offers the attractive opportunity of a permanent job working in the field of Operations Research while collaborating with a University. In a similar concept to Google’s “20-percent time”, we encourage researchers to spend a portion of their time working on a project that they are passionate about.
CTI welcomes applications from within and outside Australia.
Applicants are invited to submit their resume, a covering letter and the names of two referees to email@example.com. The closing date is 16th of May, 2011.