Operations Research Scientist

LINKS is a Foundation born from an agreement between Compagnia di San Paolo and Politecnico di Torino counting more than 160 researchers, a yearly turnaround of around 17M€, multiple collaborations wi

LINKS is a Foundation born from an agreement between Compagnia di San Paolo and Politecnico di Torino counting more than 160 researchers, a yearly turnaround of around 17M€, multiple collaborations with national and international Academies and Research Centers, a very strong presence in European and numerous collaborations with the business sector. Researchers at the Foundation master technical-scientific disciplines in several areas of engineering and architecture such as, for example, Artificial Intelligence, Smart Data, IoT, Photonics and Satellite Localization to carry out innovative projects in application sectors ranging from Industry 4.0 to Cybersecurity, from Intelligent Mobility to Agritech, from Space Applications to Medicine and Well Being, from Smart Cities to Cultural Heritage. Leveraging its research and innovation competences, with the goal of contributing to the growth of the socio-economic system, became the ambitious mission of LINKS, put in practice by working on large-scale projects with significant impact on the territory, and establishing a dialogue with the national and international entrepreneurial community with the goal of sharing and enhancing knowledge, experience and innovation.

Posizione:

LINKS’ Future Cities & Communities (FCC) research domain supports private enterprises and Public Authorities to shape the cities and the communities of the future, accelerating the change towards innovation and sustainability, with the final goal of improving people’s quality of life.FCC is composed of around 30 researchers with complementary competencies: transport, electric, environmental and biomedial engineers, mathematicians, computer and data scientists, urban and spatial planners.FCC research is focused on 3 programmes: City, Mobility & Logistics, Energy & Environment, ICT for cities & Communities.FCC’s applied research projects are focused on: transport and mobility planning and modeling, sustainable, efficient and circular logistics, urban regeneration, user-centric planning and design, climate change and environmental impacts, environmental and energy innovation, blockchain applications and telemedicine.

The candidate will work at mobility and logistics projects aimed at studying and optimizing traffic flows, transport and logistic systems considering the impact of increasing levels of innovation. Most of the projects will be aimed at elaborating and developing algorithms using Python programming language in order optimize goods delivery and logistic processes of single transport companies or collaborative logistics clusters, thus increasing their efficiency and sustainability. The work will be included in the framework of European projects with international partners coming from premier companies.


Requisiti:

MSc degree in Management Engineering, Mathematical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Civil Engineering-Transport or equivalent, Logistics and Transport Management, Mathematics.

  • 1-2 year work experience;
  • knowledge of operational research and optimization methods;
  • good in Python programming language and strong interest in learning new languages and software tools;
  • creative, proactive attitude joint with interest in working on development of innovative solutions;
  • ability to work in a team and independently;
  • proficient English level (both written and oral);
  • Italian B1

One or more of the following is considered a plus:

  • knowledge of discrete event systems and models;
  • PhD;
  • experience abroad

Altre informazioni:

Contract type: full-time fixed term research contract

Duration: 12 – 36 months

Location/Workplace: LINKS Foundation (Turin – Italy)