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APTPUO-Fall 2024-MIA5130(online)

University of Ottawa

University of Ottawa

Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024


Main Campus


2024 Trimestre d'automne | Fall Term


Faculté de génie / Faculty of Engineering


School of Engineering Design and Teaching Innovation_PT

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Course Description:

This course covers the analysis of user requirements, the design of optimization models, and the implementation of solutions to improve efficiency and performance. It introduces the key concepts of systems thinking, emphasizing its application to both economic and hierarchical systems, and highlights the application of simulation, modeling, optimization, and management to economic systems.

Posting limited to:

Professeur à temps-partiel régulier / Regular Part-Time Professor

Date Posted:

June 10, 2024

Closing Date:

July 11, 2024

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the Posting End Date above

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Approval date:

June 10, 2024

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Régulier / Regular

Language of instruction:

Anglais | English

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Course Schedule:

Mardi | Tuesday 19:00-22:00 - -


  • A Ph.D. in mathematics, computer science, or a closely related field.
  • Previous experience teaching a similar course at the graduate level.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing system models based on user requirements and applying diverse optimization techniques, including Fourier-Motzkin elimination.
  • Proficiency in analyzing and implementing decision-making methods, as well as optimizing resource allocation using various approaches such as integer programming, mixed integer programming, stochastic programming, dynamic programming, etc.
  • Knowledge of data mining techniques to uncover hidden insights from datasets.
  • Familiarity with software tools commonly used for optimization tasks, e.g., Excel Solver

Additional Information and/or Comments:

An acceptable level of education and/or experience could be viewed as being equivalent to the educational required and/or demonstrated experience. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any adaptive measures you might require. Information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Employees are required under provincial law to successfully complete all mandatory legislated training. The list of training may be modified by provincial law.

The hiring process will be governed by the current APTPUO collective agreements; you can click here for the main unit, here for the OLBI unit, or here for the Toronto/Windsor unit to find out more.

The University of Ottawa embraces diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are passionate about our people and committed to employment equity. We foster a culture of respect, teamwork and inclusion, where collaboration, innovation, and creativity fuel our quest for research and teaching excellence. While all qualified persons are invited to apply, we welcome applications from qualified Indigenous persons, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, women and LGBTQIA2S+ persons. The University is committed to creating and maintaining an accessible, barrier-free work environment. The University is also committed to working with applicants with disabilities requesting accommodation during the recruitment, assessment and selection processes. Applicants with disabilities may contact to communicate the accommodation need. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Prior to May 1, 2022, the University required all students, faculty, staff, and visitors (including contractors) to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as defined in Policy 129 – Covid-19 Vaccination. This policy was suspended effective May 1, 2022 but may be reinstated at any point in the future depending on public health guidelines and the recommendations of experts.