Jacobs University is a private, state-accredited,
English-language research university in Bremen. We
are offering Bachelor, Master or PhD programs in
three focus areas: Health, Mobility and Diversity.
Our principles are first class research and teaching,
international diversity and transdisciplinary
cooperation. As an international university we
attract highly talented and open-minded students
from all over the world. Currently, more than 1,200
students from 100 nations live and study on our
residential campus.

The department of Mathematics and Logistics in the focus area Mobility invites applications for the next possible date to apply for this position:

Assistant Professor (f/m)
in Supply Chain Management

(Full-time, initially limited to 3 years) | Job ID JU-17-18

Jacobs University Bremen is seeking a dynamic individual to advance our transdisciplinary environment for learning, research and transfer. The successful candidate is expected to play a prominent role in the further development of the discipline at Jacobs University and beyond.
Our ambition is to boost early careers, thus, the ideal candidate has an established track record of excellence in teaching and research in the field of supply chain management, encompassing procurement and distribution management. Furthermore, experiences in applied projects with industry partners is highly appreciated.
In line with Jacobs University’s transdisciplinary orientation, the candidate is expected to actively engage with scholars of neighboring fields to overcome disciplinary borders. That is why expertise in analyzing large-scale data sets and/or innovative IT solutions would be of particular interest.
Based on the development of outstanding research projects, she/he will be responsible for undergraduate and graduate education, in particular: a) designing and delivering courses; b) supervising student projects; c) mentoring and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students; as well as d) participating in transfer projects and applying for third party funding. The language of instruction is English.
The applicant must hold a PhD degree in Engineering, Management, Applied Computer Science, Mathematics or other related fields at the time of the application and will take responsibility, particularly in the programs Industrial Engineering & Management (B.Sc.), as well as Supply Chain Engineering & Management (M.Sc.), offered within Jacobs University’s focus area “Mobility – of people, goods, and information”. Moreover, it is highly appreciated if the candidate will also contribute to the program Data Engineering (M.Sc.). An initial contract will cover three years. Following successful evaluation, tenure is possible.
For additional information, please contact Prof. Arvid Kappas, Dean of Graduate & Executive Education and of the Focus Areas Diversity and Mobility, at, or +49 421 200 4334/4347. For further information, please see Applications should include a single PDF attachment containing a letter of motivation, copies of certificates and diplomas, curriculum vitae, a record of teaching, a statement on current and future research interests, and the names and addresses of three referees.
Please send your application via e-mail to Please indicate Job ID JU-17-18 in your correspondence. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
We are looking for highly motivated, creative and communicative employees with a keen interest in working in an international and dynamic environment. Jacobs University is an equal opportunity employer.