Die Kühne Logistics University - Wissenschaftliche Hochschule für Logistik und Unternehmensführung (KLU) ist eine im Jahr 2010 gegründete private Hochschule mit Sitz in der Hamburger HafenCity. Die Schwerpunkte der unabhängigen, staatlich anerkannten Hochschule liegen in den Bereichen Logistik und Management. Die KLU bietet ihren Studierenden und Doktoranden als Boutique-Universität eine hohe Spezialisierung und exzellente Studienbedingungen. Weiterbildungsprogramme für Fach- und Führungskräfte werden im Rahmen von Seminaren und Summer Schools durch die KLU Executive Education angeboten. Unseren Mitarbeiter*innen bieten wir spannende Projekte und anspruchsvolle Tätigkeiten in einem innovativen Umfeld. Bringen Sie Ihr Können in einem starken Team ein, das die Entwicklung unserer Universität entscheidend prägt und vorantreibt.
SENIOR RESEARCHER FOR LOGISTICS (gn)
At KLU you will work with open and ambitious colleagues in an international, multicultural atmosphere at an attractive HafenCity location. The campus offers not only breathtaking views of the Elbphilharmonie, the container terminals and the new quarters of Hamburg's HafenCity, but also modern workplaces. Our employees benefit from family-friendly working hours, home offices, company pension schemes, sports activities and a subsidy for public transportation.
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, KLU IS SOLICITING APPLICATIONS FOR A SENIOR RESEARCHER FOR LOGISTICS TO BEGIN AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
We are seeking to hire a (senior) researcher to collaborate in ongoing projects, and to conduct own research in the context of third party funded projects. These projects focus on logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM) with a special interest in areas like food logistics, health care logistics or urban logistics.
In addition, building up a research team is expected as well as help with day-to-day business and with administrative tasks. Further tasks include writing scientific manuscripts for journal publications, presentations of research results to internal and external audiences, at national and international conferences and meetings, and, as appropriate, proposing new research concepts.
SALARY AND CONDITIONS
This position is available for 2 years (with a possibility for extension) and will start as soon as possible.
The successful candidate will receive an attractive salary based on the German salary system for public universities
(which for this position ranges between 55 000 EUR and 65 000 EUR gross per year) as well as an annual research budget.
The candidate will work closely with members of KLU faculty.
KLU is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse, inclusive and pluralistic intellectual community. With all current and upcoming faculty openings we look to further increase this diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.
Ph.D. in logistics, operations research, operations management, industrial engineering, or related fields
Research experience, and proven track record conducting research projects.
Experience in preparing applications for third party funded research projects with German and international funding organizations
Experience in Project Management in a professional environment
Marketing skills welcome
Ability to work both independently and within a team
Good verbal and written communication abilities (English, preferably also German)
Strong organizational skills
We are looking forward to your application. Your application should include a cover letter describing your experience and research interests related to this position, a detailed CV including a publication list, and contact details of references. To apply please send your details to:
email@example.com or hit the "Apply" Button.
To obtain more information about the project or the excellent working conditions at the KLU, please contact:
Prof. Maria Besiou (
firstname.lastname@example.org), +49 (0)40 328707-266.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS
We will review applications starting immediately and the position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.