Tuesday, March 7, 2023

[DMANET] PhD position at HEC Lausanne

The Department of Operations at the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Lausanne (HEC Lausanne) invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant in Operations Research with a special focus on Cooperative Game Theory applied to Supply Chain.

The successful candidate will work on the completion of a PhD thesis, the content of which will be related to the use of integer programming and combinatorial optimization techniques to enable horizontal collaboration in the supply chain. The thesis will contain a collection of several projects published in peer-reviewed academic journals. The specific research projects will be defined together with the PhD student based on her/his interests and skills and on the fit within the research scope of the department.

The PhD student will also have teaching responsibilities, both at BSc and MSc level. In particular, she/he will be responsible for the exercise sessions of some of our courses (e.g., Decision Sciences, Supply Chain Network Design), she/he will supervise student projects, and she/he will help with administrative and technical tasks.

Expected starting date: September 1st, 2023 or mutually agreed date
Salary: Gross salary starting at 65'910 CHF per year (following 2023 official salary grid)
Workplace: University of Lausanne, Chamberonne Campus

Your qualifications

MSc, or equivalent university degree, in one of the following areas: Mathematics, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, or related domains. Preference will be given to candidates with strong background in integer programming and/or combinatorial optimization.

Excellent English proficiency is required. A basic level (B1) in French at the time of hiring is also desirable.

Good programming skills in at least one programming language (C++, Java, C, Python, Julia, or alike).

Contact for further information

Professor Gautier Stauffer : gautier.stauffer@unil.ch

Your application

Deadline for application: March 26th, 2023

Please send the following documents in PDF format:

- Motivation letter, including a statement of personal areas of interest in research
- Curriculum vitae
- Copy of diplomas and course grades
- Electronic version of a research work (e.g., master thesis, term paper, conference paper)
- The contact details of two reference persons

Only applications through the following website will be taken into account. We thank you for your understanding.

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