Thursday, May 3, 2012

[DMANET] PhD-Position in Multi-Objective Combinatorial Optimization, University of Vienna

=== PhD-Position ===
=== University of Vienna ===
=== Production and Operations Management Group ===

We are hiring a PhD student within the FWF-funded project "Hybrid
Multi-Objective Optimization Methods for Client-Centered Logistics",
initially for one year but renewable for up to three years. The project
is related to the following research topics: multi-objective
optimization, mixed-integer programming, metaheuristics, vehicle
routing, logistics. The net salary amounts to about EUR 1,375.-, paid 14
times per year.

Earliest starting date: July 1, 2012
Latest starting date: October 1, 2012.

=== Requirements ===
- Diploma/Master degree or equivalent (already completed or to be
awarded before July 1, 2012) in Logistics, Computer Science,
Mathematics, Business Administration or a related field with a focus on
Operations Research.
- Decent programming skills
- Excellent command of English

=== Desirable ===
- Knowledge and skills in mixed integer programming and/or combinatorial
- Experience with existing MIP solver (CPLEX, Xpress-MP, Gurobi, etc)
- Interest in the development of multi-objective combinatorial
optimization methods
- Willingness to write a dissertation within the topic of the project

=== Application documents ===
- Letter of application
- Curriculum Vitae
- An extended abstract (2-3 pages) of your diploma/master thesis in English
- Diploma/master thesis; if not completed yet, only the extended abstract
- Diploma and diploma supplement; if not available yet, a letter of
recommendation of your master thesis advisor and all available
credentials (e.g. BSc diploma)
- One or two references (e.g. thesis advisor)

Send your application as soon as possible in electronic form (pdf
preferred) but not later than May 31, 2012, quoting the reference
[HybridMOOP], to
Sophie Parragh, PhD
Production and Operations Management, University of Vienna
Bruenner Straße 72, 1210 Vienna, Austria
You may also apply via the job center of the University of Vienna:
There you also find the official advertisement (ref nr 3084):
For further information on the position please contact Sophie Parragh:, +43-1-4277-38097
For further information on our research group visit:
and our PhD program in Logistics and Operations Management see:
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