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Fully funded PhD: Locational Analysis for Supply Network Management
viernes, 21 junio 2019

Dear Locators
can you please circulate among potentially interested candidates the following PhD scholarship opportunity at the University of Sheffield - Management School. Deadline for applications: 1st July 2019.
Many thanks for your cooperation.
Best wishes,
The Logistics and Supply Chain Management Research Centre at Sheffield University Management School is seeking applications for a fully funded PhD from exceptional UK/EU/International students with an outstanding academic record (distinction/high merit or equivalent), as well as a proven record in research training.

Project description
The PhD project is concerned with Locational Analysis, with particular emphasis on Advanced Network Design and Supply Chain Structural Complexity problems, and relevant applications in Production and Service Management. The aim is to introduce the impact of advanced modelling features/concepts (including k-splittable flows and structural complexity) in the field of facility location problems, thus exploring novel and promising research avenues.

How to apply
The deadline to apply is 1 July 2019 at 17:00 UK time. Please note that applications will not be processed if they are incomplete or received after the deadline. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on Tuesday 13/Wednesday 14 August 2019.
Applicants should submit a 1000 word research proposal which directly addresses the theme and/or specific topic to which they are applying. The proposal should contain a brief background to the topic, which demonstrates knowledge of existing work in the field, and potential contributions to knowledge. It should also explain the proposed research methods and include a plan of the research, and a timeline.

For more information and to submit an application, visit: www.sheffield.ac.uk/management/study/researchdegrees/fundedprojects
Please clearly indicate the number of the project in your application: LSCM 2/3

Dr Antonino Sgalambro
Dr. Diego Ruiz-Hernandez

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact:
Dr Antonino Sgalambro: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it , skype: antonino.sgalambro
Dr. Diego Ruiz-Hernandez: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Funding notes
This scholarship is offered on a full-time basis for three years subject to satisfactory progress. The award pays tuition fees and an annual tax free maintenance stipend at the RCUK rate.
Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis – applications are assessed on the basis of academic success and qualifications, experience, research background, a clear well-articulated research proposal, the potential impact of the research and a close synergy of research interests with supervisor/research centre expertise.