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Opening for 2 doctoral candidates

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Published on Tuesday, 18 July 2017

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg has an opening for 2 Doctoral candidates (PhD student) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (M/F)

  • Ref: F2-50010853 and F2-50010854 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)
  • Fixed- term 14 months initial contract, extendable to 36 months (or 48 months in exceptional cases)
  • Full-time position, 40h/week.
  • Student and employee status
Your Role

The doctoral candidate

  • will be working within the Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) that is part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) global Supply Chain And Logistics Excellence (SCALE) network.
  • is expected to contribute to research projects of the centre. Some of these projects are carried out in collaboration with industry partners. 
  • is required to complete course work at the University of Luxembourg and/or courses at MIT or another SCALE centre.
  • is expected to prepare a doctoral thesis consisting of original and innovative research that is publishable in leading international journals. The primary thesis supervisor will be an LCL faculty member, but the LCL encourages the doctoral candidate to do joint research with international scholars.
  • will have the opportunity to conduct an international research stay.
  • will contribute to the teaching of classes (small group teachings and tutorials) ranging from one to three hours per week.
  • will receive a competitive compensation.
Your Profile
  • Outstanding Master’s degree or 4-year Bachelor’s degree in Operations Research or related (e.g. Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, Business Administration with Operations Research minor)
  • Skills and knowledge in optimization software (e.g. OPL/CPLEX), programming languages (e.g. C++, Java) and/or Statistics software
  • Good command of English
Further Information

Applications should be submitted online and must include the following:

  •  A motivation letter
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • A transcript of concluded university studies
  • Copy of thesis
  • The name of at least one reference (including the current position and relationship to the applicant).

For more information concerning this position, please contact Benny Mantin (benny.mantin@uni.lu).

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.