Research Assistant (PhD position) (m/f, part-time with 65 %, max. 3 years)

For a research project, funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), we are looking for a

Research Assistant (PhD position)
(m/f, part-time with 65 %, max. 3 years)

The research assistant will be supervised by Prof. Francis de Véricourt and will ideally write the PhD dissertation in operations research or a closely related field, aspiring prospective joint publications.

As Research assistant you will 
You are qualified because you
  • work on a research program, which lies at the interface between operations research and economics (such as agency problems - moral hazard, information asymmetry, etc. - in operations systems)
  • review literature, formulate and solve mathematical models and write research papers
  • potentially collaborate with universities in the United States and France
  • hold a diploma/master degree in operations research, economics or a related quantitative field
  • are currently a PhD student in management science / operations research or economics
  • have very strong modeling and analytical skills such as optimization, dynamic programming, dynamic mechanism design, etc.
  • have experience in LaTeX and programming (e.g. MATLAB, Python or Java, etc.)
  • are motivated to work in an international academic environment
  • are completely fluent in English