"Supply Chain Finance Researcher MIT-Zaragoza International"
Supply Chain Finance Researcher MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program (Reference 1309) The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC) in Spain have partnered to create an international program for education and research in logistics & supply chain management. The ZLC now has an opening for a Researcher to join the vibrant and growing research team in the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program. The initial focus is developing of provisionally named “Centre of Supply Chain Finance”. This center should encourage research, teaching, outreach and consulting at the interface of supply chain/operations, finance and risk. It is expected that this center is considered a premier center in Europe within 2 years and the World within 4 years. The candidate should develop concept, budget, marketing, website and everything else to make this center operational and financed by summer 2010. The candidate helps to prepare teaching material; the guiding vision is to uncover concepts at the interface of supply chain, finance and risk and prepares and organizes an annual conference that engage academics and practitioners in a dialogue that leads to academically useful output. The ideal candidate should have the ability to seek for external funding and sponsors as well as attract and engage in consulting. The candidate should develop an infrastructure that encourages research and potentially participate in research plus write managerial and press pieces to support the center. Applicants should have a master in supply chain and/or finance/risk, previous experience in research and consulting in the area of supply chain finance. The candidate must have writing skills in order to prepare required content, selling skills to be able to attract funds. The ideal candidate must be able to work independently and deliver results to high expectations. Spanish language skills are not required. To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and contact information for references to: Vanessa Iglesias email@example.com Avda. Gomez Laguna 25, 1º planta, 50009 Zaragoza, SPAIN Please indicate the reference number (1309) in the field subject Review of applicants begins September 30th, 2009, and continues until the positions are filled. For more information, please visit the website at www.zlc.edu.es. The ZLC is a culturally diverse teaching and research environment and committed to equal opportunities for men and women, irrespective of their nationality for all open positions We inform you that your personal data will be stored in our file of candidates and processed in order to manage the selection processes carried out at the Foundation. You may exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition at FUNDACION ZARAGOZA LOGISTICS CENTER en Av. Gómez Laguna 25, 1ªpt, 50009 Zaragoza.