Monday, December 12, 2011

Ph.D/Post-Doc Position Math/CS/OR, RWTH Aachen University

The Operations Research Group at RWTH Aachen University, Germany,
invites applications for a


We are a growing interdisciplinary team with research and teaching
interests in operations research, discrete mathematics, and
theoretical computer science. Welcomed topics are integer programming,
discrete and combinatorial optimization, algorithmic graph theory and
graph algorithms, scheduling, algorithm engineering, and any other
methodological field of operations research. Fundamental research goes
hand in hand with practical applications.

The successful candidate will engage her/himself in the group's
research and teaching activities. She/he is expected to work towards a
Ph.D degree; post-docs are invited to sharpen their own academic
profile by pursuing independent research and to collaborate with the
group's Ph.D. students.

This full-time position is for two years, with the possibility of
prolongation. The starting date is negotiable, but March 1, 2012 is
prefered, subject to the availability of funds. Salary is according
to the German TV-L E13 tariff (starts at about 3100 euros/month

You hold (or are close to the completion of) an excellent M.Sc. (or
Ph.D.) in discrete mathematics, computer science, operations research,
or a related discipline? You have a profound knowledge in at least one
of the above listed research topics? Theory matters to you as much as
applications? You are gifted with strong computer skills? You are
eager to work on your academic career in an excellent environment, at
a top-ranked university, with a highly motivated team? You are
proficient with, or are willing to learn the German language? Then do
not hesitate to hand in your application.

RWTH Aachen University has been certified as a "Family Friendly

RWTH is committed to promoting the careers of women and therefore
looks forward to receiving applications by female candidates.

For positions in organisational units where women are
underrepresented, in cases of equal qualification, ability and
professional achievement, preference will be given to female
applicants unless reasons specific to an individual candidate tilt the
balance in his favour.

The University positively welcomes applications from suitably
qualified disabled people.

Please send your application in a *single* PDF file containing an
academic CV, including a list of publications (if any), letter of
motivation, and any other supporting material no later than

January 31, 2012


Prof. Dr. Marco Luebbecke

Applications reaching us by the above date will receive full
consideration, however, the search remains open until the position is

Questions can be directed to the same address anytime.