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CDM - PhD Position in Technology & Operations Management

EPFL - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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CDM - PhD Position in Technology & Operations Management

CDM - PhD Position in Technology & Operations Management

PhD Position in Technology & Operations Management

The Chair of Technology and Operations Management (TOM) at the College of Management of Technology is offering a challenging full-time PhD student position.

The TOM chair is focused on issues of Technology & Operations Management, 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. The start date will be 15 September 2018.


Formal applications should be submitted online by 15 January 2018 at http://phd.epfl.ch/edmt/admissions

We also welcome CVs for pre-screening at tom@epfl.ch

CDM-lp 01.11.2017