Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Postdoctoral Position on Business Process Management in Logistics

Postdoctoral Position on Business Process Management in Logistics

We are looking for a post-doctoral fellow interested in working on Logistic Process Management supported by Brain Korea 21 (BK21) project at Pusan National University (PNU). This program was established by Korean Government to assist promising and highly qualified young researchers wishing to conduct research in South Korea. It aims at providing opportunities for such researchers to conduct cooperative research with leading research groups in universities and other Korean institutions. Such collaboration will advance scientific research.

Any of candidates with Phd degree in Industrial Engineering, Computer Science or Management Information System is encouraged to have research opportunity in Business & Service Computing Laboratory, Industrial Engineering Department, PNU.

Research Topics of the group:
- Business Process Management
- Logistic Information System
- Service Oriented Architecture
- Context Aware Logistic Process Management
- RFID Workflow
- Complex Event Handling
- Process-based B2B Integration
- XML and webservice

PhD in Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, or related majors
Excellent English Skill.
Excellent Skill of computer programming language (Java) and database (Oracle).
OO System Analysis and Design

Duration: 12months starting April 2009 (Based on the research progress, the duration may be extended)
Salary: 24,000,000 Korean Won/year (current exchange rate is about 1,300 Won/USD).

Brief Introduction about Pusan National University
Pusan National University was founded in May 1946 with two faculties, the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Fisheries. Since then, it has grown into a major educational and research institution and today enjoys its reputation as one of top universities in Korea.
The University is now comprised of fifteen colleges, one independent division, one general graduate school, four professional graduate schools and five special graduate schools, and contributes to the development of the nation by producing prominent experts and talented leaders.
As March 2007 graduates of PNU totaled 123.397 bachelor’s degree holders, 26,748 master’s degree holders, and 4,838 doctoral scholars. Many of them are playing central roles as community, national and world leaders.

Introduction to Busan, South Korea
Busan, a bustling city of approximately 3.7 million residents, is located on the southeastern tip of the Korean peninsula. The size of Busan is 765.10km² which is 0.8% of the whole land of the Korean Peninsula. The natural environment of Busan is a perfect example of harmony between mountains, rivers and sea. Its geography includes a coastline with superb beaches and scenic cliffs, mountains which provide excellent hiking and extraordinary views, and hot springs scattered throughout the city. Busan enjoys four distinct seasons and a temperate climate that never gets too hot or too cold.Busan is the second largest city in Korea. Its deep harbor and gentle tides have allowed it to grow into the largest container handling port in the country and the fifth largest in the world. In the coming years, capacity is set to grow further with the opening of the New Port. The city's natural endowments and rich history have resulted in Busan's increasing reputation as a world class city of tourism and culture, and it is also becoming renowned as an international convention destination.

Applicants are invited to send a detailed resume including name, address, and contact information to us.
Please include your curriculum vitae, a list of publications.
The deadline of the application is 15 February 2009

Email :
Dr. Hyerim Bae, hrbae@pusan.ac.kr
Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering Department, Pusan National University
Tel. +82-51-510-2733
Admin : Mr. Bernardo, bernardo@pusan.ac.kr

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