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Research Associate in Data-Driven Optimization

Posting Period

November 25, 2022 to December 5, 2022


Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering

Brief Description of Duties and Expertise

The candidate is expected to work on projects in the area of data-driven optimization, two-sided market models, and machine learning.

The main job responsibilities include assisting the principle investigator in supervising MASc and PhD students in two Mitacs sponsored projects; conducting independent research in the above-mentioned areas, analyzing research results and writing or supporting the writing of research articles.


  • PhD degree in engineering or computer science
  • Strong background in optimization and machine learning
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Good English writing ability

Principal Investigator

Dr. Chun Wang

Number of hours of the contract and hourly rate

$30 per hour, 14 hours per week

Start Date

December 15, 2022

End Date

June 15, 2023

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit by email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and two reference letters (sent directly by the referees) to Dr. Chun Wang at

This posting will remain active until the successful applicants are selected.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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