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Postdoctoral Fellow (m/f) (JU-17-45)

Jacobs University is a private, state-accredited, English-language research university in Bremen. We are offering Bachelor, Master or PhD programs in three focus areas: Health, Mobility and Diversity. Our principles are first class research and teaching, international diversity and transdisciplinary cooperation. As an international university we attract highly talented and open-minded students from all over the world. Currently, more than 1,200 students from 100 nations live and study on our residential campus.

The department „Mathematics & Logistics“ invites interested candidates to apply for the vacant position as

Postdoctoral Fellow (m/f)
(Full-time, initial contract for 18 months, extension possible)
Job ID JU-17-45

to work on an applied research topic in the realm of Operations Management, scheduling, and linear optimization by analyzing big data to develop scheduling models and the corresponding software. This is a highly interdisciplinary topic and brings together aspects of operations management, mathematical modeling of dynamic systems, computer/software engineering, and data science. The candidate will work closely with a global industrial company.

Your responsibilities:

  • Research on an applied and highly interdisciplinary topic in the field of Operations Management
  • Permanent communication with the industrial company for data analysis and modeling purposes
  • Preparation of regular status reports
  • Travelling nationally and internationally for data collection and analysis purposes

Your qualifications:

  • Top Master´s and PhD Degree from an accredited university in Computer Science/Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Natural Sciences (Physics, Systems Biology, etc.) or a related field with solid skills in data science and software engineering
  • Fluent programming in C#, as well as experience with Oracle Database and/or Microsoft SQL Server
  • In order to facilitate the integration of new software tools into an existing framework, experience with ReSharper (JetBrain) and Microsoft Visual Studio Pro would be helpful.

Your application:

For further information regarding this position, please contact Prof. Dr. Yilmaz Uygun, Department Mathematics & Logistics, via phone +49 421 200-3478.

Please send your application stating the Job ID and your availability as a pdf document via email to job-application [at]

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

We are looking for highly motivated, creative and communicative employees with a keen interest in working in an international and dynamic environment. Jacobs University is an equal opportunity employer.