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
www.wu.ac.at/jobs (ID 1839)
We are looking forward to hearing from you!