Research Assistant/Doctoral Student or Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m/d) - Chair of Operations Management

The Chair’s academic interests lie primarily in the fields of metaheuristic methodologies, combinatorial optimization problems, as well as the interface between operational research and artificial intelligence. In particular, we value mathematical foundations and emphasize practical applications. We also support flexible work schedule and working from home.

Starting: as soon as possible
Locations: WHU Campus Vallendar
Previous degree: Master’s degree

Job Description

  • You are expected to develop research projects using the below-mentioned methods in the context of Operations Management and Logistics
  • You are expected to teach in English in the Bachelor and Master programs at the WHU

Job Qualifications

  • You have an outstanding master’s degree in Operations Research, Management Science, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field
  • You have strong interests in Optimization, Quantitative Methods, and interdisciplinary research questions

Academic Environment

WHU has more than 50 faculty members in the fields of management, finance and accounting, economics, entrepreneurship and innovation, marketing and sales, and supply chain management. Research at WHU aims to adhere to three principles: quality, internationality, and practical relevance.


Do you want to be a part of WHU?
Come join our team!

Please send your application, including CV, transcripts and the names of two academic referees, by email to:


Professor Liji Shen

+49 (0)261 6509 765
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