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PhD award in Logistics at Molde University College in Norway, 2017

The Molde University College is delighted to offer its PhD award in Logistics. The successful candidate will be working on the research project “Design and Experimental Analysis of Novel Integrated Optimization Methods” (AXIOM), partially funded by the Research Council of Norway.

The aim of this application is to design novel integrated methods for solving complex discrete optimization problems.



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Molde University College – Specialized University in Logistics is a Norwegian specialized university.

Course Level: award is available to pursue PhD research programme.

Study Subject: award is awarded in the field of logistics (within the field of discrete optimization).

Award: support will cover the following:

  • The position will be remunerated at wage level 50 on the Norwegian State salary scale, with gross salary from NOK 436 900 a year, of which 2 % is deducted for the Norwegian State Pension Fund. Higher salary may be considered for specially qualified candidates.

Number of Awards: Not Known

The award can be taken in Norway

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the opportunity :

  • Candidates for the position must have completed a minimum of 5 years of recognized higher education beyond the basic matriculation requirements to Norwegian higher educational institutions, including a bachelor’s degree corresponding to a minimum of 180 ECTS credits, and a master’s degree of minimum 120 ECTS credits or equivalent credits, within relevant academic areas.
  • Interest and solid background in discrete optimization.
  • High level of personal responsibility, initiative, and ability to work in a project team.
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English.
  • Willingness and ability to communicate and work together with technical subject matter experts.
  • Experience in programming.

Nationality: Norwegian applicants are eligible to apply for the opportunity .

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a bachelor’s and master’s degree.

Norway Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via online:

  • An application should include:
  • CV, recommendations, certificates and diplomas. Copies of your educational certificates and transcripts must be in English or in a Scandinavian language, and with documented mark scales. Lack of possibilities for verification of the documents will cause a rejection of the application.
  • Publications and other relevant scientific work, including Master theses. Joint work will be evaluated. If it is difficult to identify the contributions from individuals in a joint piece of work, applications should enclose a short descriptive summary of what he/she contributed to the work.
  • You may be invited to an interview either in-person or via e.g. Skype.

Online Application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is October 12, 2017.

Scholarship Link