Post-Doc Position in Decision Sciences at Lazaridis School of Business and Economics

Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Waterloo, CA

Company: Wilfrid Laurier University

Faculty/Academic Area: Lazaridis School of Bus. & Econ. 

Department: Lazaridis Business (ODS) 

Campus: Waterloo 

Employee Group: Other 

Requisition ID: 2643 

Post-Doc Position in Decision Sciences at Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University


Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellow (PDF) in Operations and Decision Sciences area at the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University. The candidates for the position must have completed a Ph.D. degree in Operations Management, Management Science, Operations Research or a related area before starting the appointment. Candidates having interest or experience with contract/incentive theory, mechanism design, and stochastic modeling in service and/or healthcare operations will be preferred. The appointment will be twelve months with possible extensions, preferably starting January 2022. Annual salary is based on experience and capability ranging from $35,000 to $50,000 Canadian Dollars.


Applications including a letter of intent, vitae with full description of curriculum and research experience/interest, one or two sample papers, and names and contacts of two references should be submitted electronically to: Mojtaba Araghi ( and Salar Ghamat (




Applications received by October 20th, 2021 will receive priority consideration.


As one of the largest business schools in Canada, the Lazaridis School is ideally located in the university town, Waterloo, the hub of Canada's Technology Triangle, about 100km southwest of Toronto, the economic and financial center of Canada.


To confirm if the candidate is eligible to work in Canada, please indicate in your letter of intent if you are legally entitled to work in Canada.


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