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3-year PhD Position in Multi-Objective Optimization

The Institute of Production and Logistics Management at the Johannes Kepler University Linz is inviting applications for a 3-year PhD position within the FWF-funded project “Multi-Objective Mixed Integer Programming”

Starting date: September 1, 2018.

The project concerns the development of generic branch-and-bound based methods for bi-objective and three-objective (mixed) integer optimization problems. The successful candidate should have

  • Master’s degree in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
  • C++/python programming skills
  • experience with Gurobi or CPLEX
  • a background in mathematical programming (especially mixed integer programming) and optimization
  • a strong interest in multi-objective optimization

The salary follows FWF-rules for doctoral candidates: https://www.fwf.ac.at/en/research-funding/personnel-costs/

Participation and presentations at scientific conferences are expected and will be funded.

If you are interested in working in a young international research team at one of the nicest campus universities in Austria, please send the following documents

  • motivation letter
  • detailed CV
  • certificates
  • list of MSc courses and grades
  • Master’s thesis (if in another language than English, a three-page abstract in English)
  • reference letter/contact details of references
  • list of publications (if any)

to sophie.parragh@jku.at (Prof. Sophie Parragh) until July 31, 2018.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.