Postdoctoral Research Position In Modern Trends And Disruptive Technologies Changing The Management...

Universities and Institutes of Czech

Czech Republic

August 31, 2021

Description

  • Organisation/Company: Czech Technical University in Prague
  • Research Field: Engineering
  • Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2) Established Researcher (R3)
  • Application Deadline: 31/08/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Czech Republic › Prague
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/01/2022
  • Reference Number: #2-18
  • Czech Technical University in Prague now offers a new fellowship program, the CTU Global Postdoc Fellowship. This new and attractive two-year fellowship- program offers excellent researchers who have recently completed their PhD the chance to continue their research career at CTU. Fellows receive a two year fellowship and become members of a team led by a mentor.

    Modern trends and new disruptive technologies dramatically changing the environment of industrial businesses. The process of implementation of modern technologies and evaluation of their sustainability brings great challenges for research, as well as the implementation of new business models associated with them and the use of modern tools for their management. The candidate's future research may focus on the following areas: • Quantitative sustainability (economic and environmental) assessment of modern technologies and products. • Modeling the impact of sustainability strategies on the financial performance of industrial companies. • Measuring and reporting sustainable business performance in the economic, environmental, and social areas. • Influence of disruptive technologies (e.g. electromobility, additive manufacturing, circular economy) and green initiatives (e.g. Green Deal) on the Czech/European industry – development of the evaluation methodology, identification of risks and potentials, quantification of potential economic and environmental impacts, definition of transformation paths. • Evaluation of the level of maturity of digital transformation in industrial companies (especially in SMEs), identification of risks and potentials, determination of transformation paths. • Implementation of modern tools supporting managerial decision-making process in industrial companies – e.g. Business Intelligence, Machine Learning, Manufacturing Systems Modelling etc. • Lean Manufacturing and other modern methods for management of manufacturing systems in Industry 4.0 environment. • Industrial world after COVID 19 pandemics – new trends and its socio-economic impacts – e.g. massive development of home office and remote work. • Transforming the education of industrial managers for the era of digitization and Industry 4.0.

    Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - https: // www. fs.cvut.cz/en/home/

    Benefits

    Salary: CZK 62 000 per month

    Eligibility criteria

    The fellowship aims primarily at external international scientists who are currently conducting research abroad. Applicants must have completed their PhD within the last seven years (eg. 2015 or later). The fellowship aims at authors (co-authors) of two or more publications in a journal with IF. The mentor has a strong vote in the selection process.

    Selection process

    Applications should be sent to: vyzkum@fs.cvut.cz

    The application is accompanied by: Application for CTU Global Postdoc Fellowship (refer to attached file), CV, cover letter, copy of diploma and list of publications, which must include at least two impact papers (unpublished ones must be accompanied by a statement an acceptance letter from the editors). The applicant may attach a letter(s) of recommendation.

    Please, mark your application with reference number and title of position.

    Additional comments

    Mentor: Miroslav Žilka, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Enterprise Management and Economics Miroslav.zilka@fs.cvut.cz

    Offer Requirements
  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
  • Engineering: PhD or equivalent

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
  • ENGLISH: Excellent

    Skills/Qualifications

    Above all, the candidate should be independent, proactive, and creative. Candidate should be able to independently search for new research opportunities, collaboration with other research organizations and have his own experience with the publishing process (ideally in the role of a corresponding author). The big advantage is the knowledge of the application of modern IT tools - especially for data processing and visualization, business management, cost and environmental impacts modelling, machine learning – e.g. application of advanced MS Excel features (Pivot tables and charts, Power Query), Business Intelligence tools, Phyton, Life Cycle Assessment SW tools (preferably SimaPro).

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Czech Technical University in Prague
  • Department: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https: // www. cvut.cz/en
  • E-Mail: vyzkum@fs.cvut.cz
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • City: Prague
  • State/Province: Czech Republic
  • Postal Code: 16000
  • Street: Jugoslávských partyzánů 1580/3
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