The University of Passau owes its strong visibility and good repute to excellent research, innovative teaching and its tight-knit international academic networks. Some 13,000 students and more than 1,200 staff study and work on our University campus, which is located a stone's throw from the historical Old Town of Passau and combines state-of-the-art technical infrastructure with award-winning architecture. Internationally successful high-tech companies and a vibrant start-up scene, coupled with a rich culture and Lower Bavarian traditions, give Passau and the surrounding area a special appeal that makes it a great place to live and work. The Chair of Management Science / Operations and Supply Chain Management (Professor Alena Otto) at the University of Passau conducts research in Management Science / Operations Research. Our group develops quantitative planning approaches for operations management of companies that are undergoing digital transformation. We look at research questions related to the deployment of robots; to linking robots, machines and people with communication networks (Industry 4.0, Internet of Things); as well as to sustainable personnel planning in such dynamic, highly automated landscape. We aim at conducting relevant and meaningful research at a top international level. We work on many of our projects in an interdisciplinary way - especially those at the interface to Industrial Engineering and Data Analytics - as well as in international cooperative partnerships. Our Chair invites applications for the position of Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant (Subject area: Planning of networked systems, at the interface of Data Analytics) for immediate start. This is a full-time position based on a fixed-term contract with a term of three years with the option of renewal. Remuneration is in accordance with pay grade E13 of the German public-sector collective agreement TV-L, which currently amounts to a gross income of about EUR3,800 at the lowest salary step (see http://oeffentlicher-dienst.info/tv-l/allg/). The salary step depends on qualifications and experience. Please be aware that taxes and insurance payments may amount to about 40% of your gross salary. We offer Collaboration on our research projects A great work climate in a dedicated research team The opportunity to gain a doctorate under structured individual supervision at theUniversity of Passau Excellent research infrastructure and flexible working hours Participation in relevant renowned national and international workshops, conferences andsummer schools Opportunities for research stays abroad Contacts to our cooperation partners in business in Germany and abroad Duties and responsibilities Conduct thorough and insightful research on the topics of our research group, inparticular at the interface to Machine Learning Explore the topic of "Planning of networked systems" Present your results at national and international scientific conferences and write up theresearch results as articles for scientific journals Support the Chair in the strategic organisation and selection of the computing and datastorage infrastructure for our research group Teach courses (teaching load: up to 5 hours per week) and support the Chair in itsadministrative tasks Person specification You have a very good master's degree in a relevant quantitative discipline (e. g.mathematics, information systems, business administration or computer science) Excellent analytical skills and a keen interest in operations management Knowledge of operations research and an interest in the design of novel exact andheuristic solution algorithms Knowledge of machine learning or statistics Programming skills Proficiency in English Command of German would be beneficial Curiosity, fascination for learning and continuously gaining proficiency in new topics;must work well in teams The University of Passau wishes to increase the proportion of its female staff and expressly encourages women to apply for the position. Job-sharing arrangements may be possible, depending on the number of suitable candidates. This position is suitable for candidates who are registered disabled. Persons with disabilities are given preference over non-disabled applicants who do not otherwise have statutory preferential status if their overall personal aptitudes, skills and qualifications are equal. If you have any further questions about this position, please contact Professor Alena Otto by e-mail at email@example.com. To apply, please send your full application, including all supporting documents (including your curriculum vitae and school, training and work certificates) as a single pdf file to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than the 28 November 2019. E-mailed applications are kept on file for six months after the conclusion of the appointment procedure, whereupon they are deleted from our systems. Please visit www.uni-passau.de/en/university/current-vacancies for our data privacy statement.
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94032 Passau (Stadt)