Chairs of junior professor are proposed to researchers, in the first part of their career, that have a strong potential to supervise and lead a research team, as well as to participate in national, European or international projects. This position is based on a fixed term contract ( CDD ) for a period of 5 years before tenure as Full professor (fonctionnaire). It is awarded with a teaching service in INSA Lyon Industrial Engineering department (approximately 64 hours each year) and a welcome package (support for 1 PhD student and 1 year Post Doc).
Scientific positioning: The objective is to propose models and decision support tools allowing the various stakeholders of a supply chain (supplier, producer, customer, 3PL, community, etc.) to better understand and take into account the environmental and societal impacts, for a global and collaborative optimisation.
The strong dynamics of the environment (uncertainties, crisis situation, etc.), which has to be considered, implies new indicators making it possible to manage the agility and resilience of such supply chains.
Teaching activities: reverse logistics and short supply chains, sustainability aspects (short supply chains, electric vehicles for urban delivery, use of public transport for urban freight deliveries, etc.).
Research activities: Competencies in operations management applied to supply chain, in process and data modelling, in operations research, in simulation and in data science are expected. An experience considering challenges and constraints of sustainable development in the research works is expected. Soft skills, like curiosity, collaborative capability, adaptability, open minded etc., will be considered