University Assistant (Doctorate/Ph.D.)

Universities and Institutes of Austria
November 09, 2022
Offerd Salary:€ 4.061
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Contract Type:Temporary
Working Time:Full time
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  • Organisation/Company: Johannes Kepler University
  • Research Field: Computer science Economics Mathematics
  • Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 09/11/2022 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Austria › Linz
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Part-time
  • Hours Per Week: 30
  • Reference Number: 5126
  • The world is changing at an ever-faster pace. At the Johannes Kepler University Linz, we work on technologies and the ideas of tomorrow on a daily basis. At the same time, we educate over 23,000 young people to meet the demands of today's job market. In short, we are Upper Austria's largest institution for education and research. Are you interested in being a part of shaping the future at Austria's most attractive campus university? We currently have a job opening starting January 2, 2023, for a:

    University Assistant (must hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree) for a 30-hour/week, six-year position at the Institute of Production and Logistics Management

    Job Reference Number: 5126

    Job Duties:

  • Conduct original research on topics corresponding to the institute's interests and publish findings
  • Present findings at international conferences
  • Actively take part in drafting, applying, and executing the institute's research projects and studies
  • Co-supervise Bachelor's and Master's theses
  • Provide support to manage the institute's general administration activities
  • Your Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate must hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree in business, economics, business informatics, computer science, mathematics, statistics, operations research, or a related field
  • Experience in developing exact methods (e.g. branch-and-bound) to address combinatorial optimization problems pertaining to the fields of operations management and logistics, particularly with multiple objectives
  • Excellent programming skills (C/C++ and Julia)
  • Strong command of German and English (both oral and written - level C1)
  • What We Offer:

  • On the basis of full-time employment (40 hours/week) the minimum salary in accordance with the collective agreement is € 4.061,50 gross per month (14 x per year, CA Job Grade: B1)
  • Stable employer
  • Attractive campus environment with good public transportation connections
  • Attractive continual educational opportunities
  • State-of-the-art research infrastructure
  • Dynamic research environment
  • Broad range of on-campus dining services/healthy meals (organic food at the cafeteria)
  • Exercise and sports classes (USI)
  • …and much more
  • Application Deadline: November 9, 2022.

    The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of academic female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications by qualified women. If applicants are equally qualified, a woman will be given preference for this position. The university welcomes applications from qualified applicants with physical disabilities. These applications will be given special consideration.

    How to Apply:

    Prospective applicants interested in the multifaceted position are requested to electronically send an application in adherence to the stated criteria together with the requested documentation via our online portal or to the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Department of Human Resource Management, Altenberger Straße 69, A-4040 Linz. Please include “Job Reference Number 5126“ in your application.


    If you have questions, please contact: Univ. Prof. Sophie Parragh Ph.D., P +43 732 2468 5500, E‑mail:

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Johannes Kepler University
  • Department: Institute of Production and Logistics Management
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https: // www. opportunities/work-at-t...
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  • Country: Austria
  • City: Linz
  • Postal Code: 4040
  • Street: Altenberger Straße 69
  • Phone: +43 732 2468 5500
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