The Department of Data Science invites applications for a vacant Ph.D. Position in the Research Group for Data Analytics (Prof.
Dr. Timm Oertel) at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.
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The Research Group for Data Analytics (Professur für Mathematische Analyse von Daten - Prof. Dr. Timm Oertel) is located at the chair of Analytics & Mixed-Integer Optimization in the newly founded Department of Data Science at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.
You should be highly motivated in doing research in discrete mathematics, with a strong emphasis on the theory of integer optimization.
Possible research topics include IP-LP proximity / approximation or high-dimensional and sparse IPs. The position comes with a teaching obligation in mathematics and data science.
You are an excellent student holding or are about to obtain a M.Sc. degree in mathematics or a closely related field. A solid background in optimization and / or convex and discrete geometry is desirable.
Proficiency in English is required; knowledge of German is welcome but not compulsory.