Global SCALE Network, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Position ID:MIT-SCALE-CLIPD [#7776]
Position Title: Post-Doctoral Associate, Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:BogotáCapital District 02139, Colombia [map]
Subject Areas: Engineering
Operations Research
Operations Management
Business (more...)
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/09/01)
Position Description:    

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Post-Doctoral Associate
Center for Latin-America Logistics Innovation
Bogotá, Colombia

The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) and the logistics education and GS1 firm LOGyCA partnered to create the Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation (CLI) as part of the MIT Global SCALE Network of supply chain research centers. Through this partnership, the MIT Global SCALE Network has developed a vibrant academic and research network throughout Latin America. Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation (CLI) currently has an opening for a Postdoctoral Associate based in Bogotá, Colombia.

Main Duties

  • As part of the Investigation Team, he/she is responsible for the creation, support and diffusion of new knowledge in logistics, supply chain and related fields.
  • Lead and develop high quality investigations with industry, government and Academy.
  • Direct final dissertation papers, publications both in national and international magazines, academic procedures, specialized magazines, documents or CLI papers.
  • Participate in all the academic and industrial programs offered and supported by CLI, which are oriented to training and development of Executives and occasionally post graduate students.
  • Our PhD will be in regular contact with investigators, teachers, knowledge experts in MIT CTL, ZLC in Zaragoza, MISI in Malaysia, associate universities in Latin America and other research and training institutions around the world.
  • Develop and maintain contacts within industry in order to incorporate new knowledge in our investigations.
  • Participate in the construction of projects and proposals so as to acquire funding that supports the development of research projects.


  • PhD in industrial engineering, logistics, operations research, statistics, engineering, supply chain management, economy or related fields.
  • Proven investigation skills client management skills.
  • Work experience in supply chain and/or research projects.
  • Leadership, innovation and proactive skills.
  • Knowledge transfer & project management skills.
  • Fully bilingual (English at 90% & Spanish at 80% (at least).
  • Disruptive thinking

Interested candidates can send their CV to Maria Margarita Clavijo at

For more information about the Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation or the other centers in the MIT Global SCALE Network, please visit http:/ 

MIT Global SCALE Network Centers offer a culturally diverse teaching and research environment and provide equal opportunity for all applicants. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

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Contact: Maria Margarita Clavijo,  ,   (fax)
Email: email
Postal Mail:
Av. El Dorado No. 92-32 Modulo G5 Piso 5
Bogotá, Colombia
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