Thursday, December 10, 2015

[DMANET] PhD Position in Market Design and Optimization (Munich)

The Technical University of Munich (Germany) is looking for a PhD
student or a postdoctoral researcher working in market design led by
Prof. Martin Bichler (

Market design uses mathematical optimization, economic theory, and
experiments to design market rules and institutions. Fundamentally,
market design asks how the design of the rules and regulations of a
market affects the functioning and outcomes of that market. Examples
involve the design of spectrum auction markets, procurement, and
logistics markets. A focus of this position will be the design of
digital advertising exchanges and related bidding strategies.

Applicants for the PhD position should hold a Master's degree in
computer science, operations research, mathematics, or economics.
Applicants for the post-doc position should hold a PhD degree in one of
these disciplines.

Prospective candidates will assist in teaching courses of the group (see Salary (for both PhD students and post-docs) is
according to German tariff E13 and will be around 45k Euro per year.

Applications should be submitted by email to

Please enclose a curriculum vitae including a complete list of
publications and a sample publication (e.g., a Master's thesis).

The submission deadline is January 6, 2016.

Prof. Dr. Martin Bichler
Department of Informatics (I18)
TU München, Munich, Germany
Tel.: +49-89-289-17500
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