Tuesday, November 17, 2015

[DMANET] Post-Doc Position Math/CS/OR, RWTH Aachen University

The Chair of Operations Research at RWTH Aachen University, Germany,
invites applications for


We are an interdisciplinary group with research and teaching interests
in operations research, discrete mathematics, and theoretical computer
science. Welcomed topics are integer programming, combinatorial
optimization, algorithm engineering, machine learning, and any other
methodological field of operations research. Basic research goes hand
in hand with practical applications.

The successful candidate will lead the integer programming team,
currently consisting of four scientific staff and several student
assistants. The team's current core project is the development of the
GCG solver, based on the SCIP framework. You guide PhD students, both
within the team and the group at large. Your research with team
members and external parties meet international top-tier standards.
You teach in your own area of specialization and within the group's
standard teaching program. We expect you to pursue an academic career
and we fully support you in this endeavour.

You hold (or are close to the completion of) an excellent Ph.D. in
discrete mathematics, computer science, operations research, or a
related discipline. You have a profound knowledge in (computational)
mathematical optimization in theory and practice. Ideally, you combine
great mathematical talent with the ability to lead industry-driven
projects. We expect a documentation in the form of scientific
publications and successful projects. Solid implementation skills are
a must. We are happy about your experience with the SCIP framework. We
look forward to your ambition, persistence, creativity, and team
spirit. It is helpful if you are already experienced in leading a
small team and applying for third party funding.

The candidate and must meet required personal qualifications; see the
original German opening for details:

The position is to be filled as soon as possible and is for a fixed
term of 3 years; a prolongation is possible, subject to a
positive evaluation. This is a full-time vacancy.

RWTH Aachen University has been certified as a "Family Friendly University".

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 favor.

The University positively welcomes applications from suitably
qualified disabled people.

Please send your application in a *single* PDF file containing an
academic CV, list of publications, letter of motivation, research
statement, the names of two references, and any other supporting
material no later than

December 1, 2015


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.

Prof. Dr. Marco Lübbecke
RWTH Aachen University
Chair of Operations Research
Kackertstrasse 7
D-52072 Aachen

fon / fax: +49 241 80-93362 / 92369

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