PhD Position @Chair of Logistics Management, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) is one of the largest universities in Germany. Thanks to its location in the Rhine-Main science region, the university can unfold to its full potential and showcase its innovative power and dynamism. Its status as a comprehensive university allows for multidisciplinary learning and teaching and has great potential for internationally renowned, interdisciplinary research. Almost all of its institutes are located on a single campus close to the Mainz city center – creating a lively academic culture for researchers, teaching staff, and students from every continent.

Chair of Logistics Management/Faculty 03 of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Academic staff member part-time (75%)

Research of the chair focuses on the development of new models and methods of operations research for the analysis and solution of logistical problems.

Your tasks:
▪ support of research and teaching (supervision of tutorials and exercises, bachelor and master the-ses, administration)
▪ independent scientific work

Your profile:
In addition to the general requirements according to public services law, applicants must meet the re-cruitment requirements stipulated in § 57 of the Hochschulgesetz of Rhineland-Palatinate.
▪ a quantitatively oriented, scientific university de-gree with above-average grades, e.g., in the field of (business) mathematics or (business) com-puter science, industrial engineering, econom-ics, each with a specialization/minor in opera-tions research
▪ Master thesis in Operations Research or a closely related research area
▪ profound knowledge in discrete optimization and algorithms and in programming of Operations Research methods (e.g., in C, C++, Python or Java) as well as in software development
▪ very good German and English language skills with the ability to present complex issues in a generally understandable way and to work both independently and in the team

What we have to offer:
▪ the possibility to actively participate in the re-search activities of the chair
▪ an open working atmosphere with well-equipped workplaces
▪ the possibility to participate in (inter)national re-search activities, workshops, and conferences
▪ Jobticket,optional for the entire Rhine-Main area
▪ Extensive human resources development offer
▪ Flexible working time arrangements

The position is paid according to EG 13 TV-L and to be filled on Sept. 1, 2023. The position is limited to a period of 3 years (continuing employment is possi-ble). The position serves the purpose of academic qualification (doctorate).

JGU is diverse and welcomes qualified applications from people with varied backgrounds.
We aim to increase the number of women in the field of research and teaching and therefore encourage fe-male researchers to apply.

Candidates with severe disabilities and appropriate qualifications will be given priority.
Please send your complete application (letter of mo-tivation, CV, copies of diplomas and work references and your theses) as one pdf file as soon as possible, but no later than June 30, 2023 by e-mail to:

Prof. Dr. Stefan Irnich
[email protected]