Postdoctoral position in Operations Research/Management

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IÉSEG School of Management - Lille Economics and Management (LEM, CNRS) invite applications for a temporary, fully funded Postdoctoral position in Operations Research/ Management on its Lille campus starting in September 2022.

The postdoctoral researcher will join a small research team to conduct high-quality research. He/She is expected to collaborate with the team to advance research in the field of multi-objective optimization with application to health care. To this end, the postdoctoral researcher will collaborate with Professor Christine Di Martinelly (Click here for profile) at IÉSEG School of Management.  The successful candidate will lead research activities related to the development and implementation of optimization models. He/she will receive regular mentorship and be expected to disseminate their research by submitting academic manuscripts to top management journals such as those of the ABS list.


  • A Ph.D. in operations research/management, computer sciences, industrial engineering, or related discipline.
  • A solid research background in mathematical programming, discrete optimization, evolutionary algorithm.
  • A proven research track record.
  • Experiences in developing analytical models in his (or her) past research projects.
  • Excellent programming skills (e.g., Java/C++, Matlab).
  • Be fluent in English.


The selected applicant is expected to begin his/her assignment in September 2022. The appointment is for 12 months with possible 6 additional months. Gross salary will be competitive with other European research and academic institutions. The researcher will be based in Lille (on the site of IÉSEG School of Management).

The selected candidate will also be involved with some teaching activities at the Operations Management Department, though to a limited extend.


The candidate is expected to conduct research and write papers on research projects with the other team members. In addition, the candidate will have the opportunities to exchange with an international network of scholars specializing in the areas of operations research/management.


When applying you will be asked to upload the application package consisting of the following documents merged into one single pdf:

  • Cover letter (including a statement that hat describes the candidate’s motivation to work in our group and qualifications) 
  • Updated CV
  • Two representative papers
  • Names, affiliations and e-mail addresses of referees
  • A research statement

Two recommendation letters should be sent separately by the referees to the following address 


 For any further question, please contact Prof. Christine Di Martinelly (, +33 (0)3 20 54 58 92.


The closing date for applications is February 5, 2022. Applications will be considered and processed upon reception.


  • LEM is a research unit associating the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research), the University of Lille and IÉSEG School of Management.
  • LEM comprises about 180 researchers and 80 doctoral students in economics and management.
  • Research at LEM is multi-disciplinary in economics and management and is centered on societal issues.
  • LEM is a young, internationally oriented and dynamic laboratory with a strong scientific ambition.


  •  IÉSEG is one of the leading French business schools in terms of research. The IÉSEG Research Center is accredited by the French CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research). The school actively promotes researchprovides resources for active scholars and offers financial bonuses for high quality international peer-reviewed research publications. As a result, faculty members are highly successful in publishing their research in top-tier refereed international journals.
  • IÉSEG holds the “triple crown” of international accreditations (AACSB, AMBA & EQUIS) and is a member of the “Conférence des Grandes Écoles”.
  • The IÉSEG Research Center is accredited by the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS).
  • IÉSEG offers a dynamic and international work environment with over 40 different nationalities represented. School’s premises have an excellent classroom infrastructure as well as an energizing research environment. The school offers a competitive salary, a relocation allowance and housing search assistance, French social security benefits, complementary health insurance, a profit sharing plan, and a contributory pension scheme. 

More information about IÉSEG School of Management is available online at:


The Operations Management department consists of 10 full-time academic staff and 3 PhD students. Our staff teach and conduct research in the areas of Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Healthcare Management, Project Management, Product Development and Revenue Management. Our diverse body of permanent professors have recently published articles in in top-tier refereed international journals, such as (among others), European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 


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