Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (M/F)

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 10 May 2020

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research university.

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg has an opening for a:

Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (M/F)

  • Ref: 50012586 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)
  • 36 months fixed-term contract, extendable to 48 months if required
  • Full-time position, 40 h/week
  • Employee and student status
  • Earliest starting date: 01/09/2020

Your Tasks and Opportunities

The doctoral candidate

  • will be working within the Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) that is part of the MIT global Supply Chain And Logistics Excellence (SCALE) network
  • 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 be required to complete 20 ECTS credits through course work at the University of Luxembourg and/or elsewhere
  • is expected to contribute to research projects of the centre. Some of these projects are carried out in collaboration with industry partners
  • 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 and/or supporting applied master theses

Your Profile

  • Outstanding Master’s degree or 4-year Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or other related (quantitatively focused) fields
  • Familiarity with programming languages (e.g. Matlab, Python, etc.)
  • Good command of English

Applications should be submitted online, before May 10, 2020 and must include the following:

  • A motivation letter
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A transcript of concluded university studies
  • Copy of thesis. If your thesis is not in English, please provide an extended abstract of your thesis in English (3-4 pages)
  • The name of at least one reference (including the current position and relationship to the applicant)

For more information concerning this position, please contact Prof. Benny Mantin ( )

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.


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