University of Luxembourg
Doctoral candidate (PhD student) Industry 4.0 and the future of manufacturing
University of Luxembourg
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Published: 8 days ago
Application deadline: Jun 30
Location: Luxembourg, Luxembourg
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Doctoral candidate (PhD student) Industry 4.0 and the future of manufacturing

The Manufacturing Team of the Research Unit Engineering Sciences (RUES) invites applications for a


Doctoral Candidate (PhD student) Industry 4.0 and the future of manufacturing: productivity and innovation(m/f)

  •  Ref: R-AGR-3337-11-C
  •  Fixed- term 14 months initial contract, renewable up to 36 months
  •  Full-time (40h/week)
  •  Student and employee status
Your Role

The aim of the PhDs is to develop fundamental methods that integrate measurement with design and production processes to improve control, quality and productivity for manufacturing. Models will need to be developed and integrated to characterize products and processes at spatial and temporal scales.

The focus of the PhD are four:

(1) how to measure and tackle low productivity growth in SME; 
(2) the impact of technological change and innovation on new sectors and competitiveness 
(3) which skills are necessary to match technological change 
(4) what processes and systems are adopted in selected manufacturing sectors to embed sustainable management practices.


For further information please contact:

Prof. Peter Plapper (peter.plapper@uni.lu)
Dr. Meysam Minoufekr (meysam.minoufekr@uni.lu)

 

Your Profile

Master’s degree in industrial engineering/economic and/or mechanical engineering. We welcome ambitious candidates with strong communication skills who like to present their work at conferences and project meetings. Fluency in English is required. You need to provide IELTS test results, TOEFL-iBT or Cambridge CAE or CPE. An interview and a scientific presentation will be part of the selection procedure. 
 

We offer

You will work in an exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a newly created research center. The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.

Further Information

Before proceeding with the submission of your application, please prepare the following documents in English.

  •  Curriculum vitae
  •  Motivation letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria.
  • Publication list (if applicable)
  • Coordinates of two persons willing to send a letter of recommendation
  • Copies of diplomas, transcripts with grades, with English translation

All documents should be uploaded in PDF format. 
Please apply online by June 30th, 2018.

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