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RESEARCH ASSOCIATE , Center for Transportation and Logistics (CTL)- Humanitarian Supply Chain Lab , to join a multidisciplinary team and lead research efforts to understand and improve the ability of public and private sectors supply chains to meet human needs. Will initially focus on research projects sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) aimed to improve emergency response supply chains and private sector supply chain resilience and then evolve according to lab research directions in the broad areas of emergency response and emerging market development. General responsibilities include engaging thought leaders, policymakers, managers, and other stakeholders to move ideas to action; planning and conducting field research; supporting student involvement in research projects; delivering reports to sponsors; conducting theoretical and applied research; publishing results in peer-reviewed journals or proceedings; leveraging research to develop new educational materials and curricula; delivering educational programs; and other duties as needed.
The MIT CTL conducts research, outreach, and educational activities with a number of companies, organizations, and governments; conducts research initiatives across a wide range of supply chain, logistics, and transportation topics; and runs a portfolio of supply chain education programs including the online MicroMasters credential, master's and doctoral degrees, and executive education courses.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : a master's degree; three years of relevant experience in disaster response, transportation, logistics, operations management, supply chain management, public policy, program/project management, general management, or related field; Excellent writing and data analysis skills; Experience designing and/or managing supply chains in public, nonprofit, or private sector settings, (ideally in more than one); history of working without on-going, hands-on guidance/direction; and willingness to contribute to CTL's broader mission. Job #18252
Internal Number: 18252
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