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CDM - PhD Student Position at the Chair of Technology & Operations Management (TOM)

EPFL - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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CDM - PhD Student Position at the Chair of Technology & Operations Management (TOM)

CDM - PhD Student Position at the Chair of Technology & Operations Management (TOM)

We are offering a challenging position as a full-time PhD Student / Research Assistant at the College of Management of Technology at EPFL, Lausanne.

Our institute is focused on issues of Technology & Operations Management (TOM), which arise in technology-based enterprise such as coordination in new product introductions, operation and supply chain management, outsourcing management, management of technology standards and multi-firm collaborations. We base our work on stylized quantitative models that capture essential tradeoffs and offer managerial insights. We strongly encourage industry collaboration to help bridge between theory and practice.

  

Your Job

  • Full responsibility for your own dissertation
  • Research in close collaboration with industry partners
  • Supervision of student projects and basic administrative support

 

We expect

  • An excellent Master's level degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Mathematics or Computer Science
  • A strong mathematical background and a sincere interest in business-related topics
  • Proficiency in English, strong team spirit, independence and a high level of motivation for academic research work motivated by relevant practical problems

 

We offer

  • Excellent working conditions: an innovative and competitive atmosphere, modern equipped working areas and an environment that promotes access to the world's best scientists
  • Individual and intensive supervision of your PhD project
  • Financial support

 

The PhD position will typically span 4 years, including mandatory doctoral coursework. Dissertation, coursework, and student projects will all be in English.

Formal applications have to be submitted online byJanuary 15th, 2017 at:

http://phd.epfl.ch/edmt/admissions

We welcome you to submit your CV for pre-screening to tom@epfl.ch

updd 07.09.2016 - CDM-lp