Friday, September 23, 2022

[DMANET] Vacant PhD Position in Operations Research at the University of Wuppertal (Germany) - Deadline for applications: 2022-10-24 (October 24th, 2022)

Vacant PhD Position in Operations Research at the University of
Wuppertal (Germany)

At the Faculty of Management and Economics - Schumpeter School of
Business and Economics, Chair of Business Computing and Operations
Research, to be filled at the earliest possible date, and on a 3-year,
fixed-term contract, the position of

Graduate Research Assistant/Associate (Ph.D. Position) Part-time (75 %
of the standard full-time working hours)
Salary: Pay Grade E 13 TV-L

Professional and Personal Requirements:
- A successfully completed graduate degree (Master's Degree or
equivalent) with above average grades in Computer Science / Business
Computing / Mathematics / Economics / Industrial or Business Engineering
- Knowledge of the implementation and validation of optimization
algorithms in C/C++ (or comparable programming languages)
- An interest in tackling practical and relevant research questions
- Good written and oral English language
- An interest in developing, maintaining and expanding national and
international networks of contacts in academia and the business world
- Willingness to pursue doctoral studies (preparation of a Ph.D. thesis)

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Co-operation and collaboration on algorithm coding, development and
implementation for the DFG research project (entitled in German)
"Tourenplanung für menschliche und/oder automatisierte Kommissionierer
in modernen Distributionszentren" (in English: Tour planning for human
and/or automated pickers in modern distribution centers) together with
university and/or private sector partners
- Preparation of a doctoral (Ph.D.) thesis

This position is intended to allow the concurrent acquisition of further
qualifications in accordance with the Law on Fixed-Term Employment
Contracts in Higher Education and Research (WissZeitVG), by supporting
successful applicants in their doctoral studies. The vacancy shall be
available for the length of the Ph.D. examination procedure; however, it
shall initially be limited to a fixed term of three years. If necessary,
an extension of the contract to allow the completion of the doctoral
examination procedure is possible within the time limits stipulated by
the Law on Fixed-Term Employment Contracts in Higher Education and
Research (WissZeitVG).
Reference Number: 22129

Applications (with cover letter, Curriculum Vitae/Resumé, and supporting
documentation concerning previous educational attainment, previous
employment, and - where relevant - disabilities, as PDF files) can only
be submitted over the online recruitment system of the University of
Wuppertal (an English
version of the site is available) Incomplete or incorrectly submitted
applications cannot be taken into consideration!

Contact person in relation to this position: Prof. Dr. Stefan Bock.

Applications are encouraged from people of all sexes and genders. In
accordance with the NRW Equal Opportunities Act, in cases of equal
qualification, aptitude and expertise of the applicants, female
applicants will be given preferential consideration, unless reasons
specific to another individual candidate prevail. This does not affect
the right of people with disabilities to be given preferential
consideration in cases of equal qualification, aptitude and expertise

The extended deadline for applications: 2022-10-24 (October 24th, 2022)

Applications are welcome:


Prof. Dr. Stefan Bock

University of Wuppertal
Business Computing and Operations Research
Schumpeter School of Business and Economics
Gaußstraße 20
D-42097 Wuppertal

Phone: +49-202-439 2442, 2444 (Secretary)
Fax: +49-202-439 3434


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