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Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Research Associate) at Uni of Zurich, Switzerland 2022


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Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Research Associate) at Department of Business Administration, University of Zurich, Switzerland 2022

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General Info

Position: Postdoc
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , , ,
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: Subject to norms

Department of Business Administration
Universität Zürich, Rämistrasse, Zürich, Switzerland

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Qualification Details

  • Candidates should have a strong background in Operations Research, Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, (Applied) Mathematics, or a related quantitative field.
  • The candidates should have or be close to completing a PhD degree in one of the fields stated above.
  • Solid knowledge of optimization techniques and/or stochastic processes
  • Good programming knowledge and skills
  • Strong motivation for scientific research and teaching
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Reliable team players
  • Advanced English language skills

Responsibilities/Job Description

As a Postdoc you will be employed at the Chair of Quantitative Business Administration or the Chair of Mathematics for Business and Economics.The Chair of Quantitative Business Administration focuses on the development of quantitative methods for improved decision making. From the methodological perspective our main interests are in mathematical optimization, in particular, integer programming, combinatorial optimization, bilevel optimization and optimization under uncertainty.The Chair of Mathematics for Business and Economics focuses on the optimization of stochastic dynamic systems, in particular via Markov decision processes using approximate dynamic programming. Applications can be from any area of operations management, but our main interests are revenue management and sports.

Your responsibilities

  • Developing, managing, and publishing research projects
  • (Assisting in) teaching activities
  • Supervision of Bachelor or Master theses

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
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Application Procedure

Applications should include a motivation letter, a CV, academic transcript and, if available, a certificate of the latest degree and GMAT/GRE score. The documents should be sent in a single PDF before November 30th, 2022.

About the Employer: University of Zurich (UZH), Switzerland

Note or Other details


  • The opportunity to work on cutting-edge research projects
  • Interesting work as part of a dynamic team in a friendly working environment
  • The possibility to interact with internationally renowned scientists
  • A highly competitive salary in accordance with the salary guidelines/scale of the canton of Zurich
  • A generous travel budget to present your work at international conferences

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Contact details

Rahel Giger

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Published on: | Last Updated: Oct 13, 2022 | at nViews Career by nViews Career Team