PhD position at WU Vienna, Austria

Applications are invited for a PhD position at the Research Institute for Supply Chain Management at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business). The position is available from October 23, for 30h/week. The appointment is for 3 years.

You will actively collaborate on an exciting third-party funded research project. The project deals with improving the performance of railway systems by developing new algorithms for optimization problems in real-time disruption management. The aim is both to have improvement on the methodological side and create practical impact.

What to expect

-Active collaboration in an exciting research project in an international research environment

-Teamwork: You will be working to advance research in your field together with an international team of researchers

-Building up a network: You can create your own professional network for the future

-The possibility of attending international scientific workshops and conferences.


What you have to offer

-Academic degree: You have a diploma/master’s degree in business computing, mathematics, computer science or a related field that qualifies you for enrollment in a doctoral program at WU.

-Strong knowledge of Operations Research (E.g. thesis written in Operations Research or a strongly related topic)

-Excellent Programming language skills (e.g. in C, C++, Python …)

-Interest in public transport optimization

-Proficiency in English

What we offer you

-Inspiring campus life with over 2,400 employees in research, teaching, and administration and approximately 21,500 students

-A modern campus with spectacular architecture in the heart of Vienna

-Excellent accessibility by public transportation

-Meaningful work in an open-minded, inclusive, and family-friendly environment

-Flexible working hours

-A wide range of benefits, from an in-house medical officer to athletic activities and a meal allowance to a variety of employee discounts

The minimum monthly gross salary amounts to €2,457.98 (14 times per year). This salary may be adjusted based on job-related prior work experience. In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive social benefits. For further information about this position, please contact Vera Hemmelmayr: [email protected]

Applications can be submitted by August 23, 2023 at (ID 1839)

We are looking forward to hearing from you!