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Research assistant for EU Project ImPULSe

We are hiring!

Are you interested in the topics of sustainability and digitalization in supply chains?

Would you like to work in an international project to shape circular processes and innovations? Then please apply for our research project "ImPUlSe - Innovation in the Supply Chain of Citrus and
By-Products in the Mediterranean Region".

The project:
At ImPulSe, we develop in a multidisciplinary environment and with international partners
innovative supply chain solutions for by-products of citrus production, based on a quantitative
quantitative evaluation of scenarios. For this purpose, digitalization solutions are being developed, among others, which circular economy and thus promote a sustainable economy.

Your profile:
- Completed Bachelor's degree related to the above-mentioned subject areas (e.g.
industrial engineering, technical logistics, business administration)
- Enrollment at a German university in a master's program related to the above-mentioned topics
- Interest in the areas of sustainable supply chains, circular economy and digitalization
(Industry 4.0)
- Fluency in German and English, both written and spoken
- Confident handling of the MS Office products Word, PowerPoint, Excel
- Reliable and independent way of working
- Organizational skills, ability to work under pressure and creative design skills
- Ability to understand and communicate complex interrelationships
In addition to flexible working hours and appropriate compensation, we offer:
- The opportunity to write a master's thesis with intensive supervision
- Interesting and industry-related tasks in an international context
- Insight into the diversity of research work at the ZLV with the opportunity to jointly
Development of perspectives after your studies

Date of appointment: probably September 1, 2022
Contract duration: initially 3 months (with the option of extension until the end of the
project or your studies)

Working hours: 10 - 12 hours per week
Application deadline: July 24, 2022

The University of Duisburg- Essen pursues the goal of promoting the diversity of its members
(see It aims to increase the proportion of women among its academic staff and therefore encourages
relevantly qualified women to apply. In accordance with the State Equal Opportunity Act (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz), women will be given preferential considered. Applications from suitable severely disabled persons and persons of equal status within the meaning of § 2 para. 3 SGB IX are desired.

Please send your application with the usual documents, quoting the reference number 896-21-2
exclusively by e-mail to PD Dr. Ani Melkonyan-Gottschalk, Center for Logistics and Transportation,
University of Duisburg- Essen, 47048 Duisburg, phone +49 203 379-2619, e-mail: