Fully Funded PhD Studentship in Operational Research and Logistics



Application deadline: 7 August 2013. Applications received after this date may also be considered until the positions are filled.

Start date: October 2013

Project description Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a PhD studentship in the Department of Mathematics, University of Portsmouth, to start in October 2013.

The PhD studentship is in Operational Research and Logistics.

Within the area of Operational Research and Logistics research is currently carried out in multi-objective optimisation; meta-heuristic methods; packing and routing optimisation; multi-criteria decision aid; logistics; reverse logistics; and supply chain management.

Potential candidates are advised to look at http://www.port.ac.uk/departments/academic/maths/research/mmg/ for further information.

Applicants should have, or expect to shortly receive, an honours degree (at least 2.1 or equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related discipline.

Funding This studentship is open to citizens of EU countries and is for 3 years to cover tuition fees and an annual maintenance grant of £13,726 per annum.

Informal enquiries contact details  Informal enquiries may be addressed (preferably by email) to the Head of Department, Professor Andrew Osbaldestin: [email protected] or any member of the research group as detailed via the link above.

How to apply Applications (preferably by email) should consist of a letter of application explaining your reasons for applying for the position and your initial thoughts on a research area, a detailed CV (including expected or actual degree class), together with the names and contact details of two academic referees and be sent to Ms Naomi Alexander, Department of Mathematics, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 3HF: [email protected]

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