We are hiring both national and international team members who are interested working in an international, inter-disciplinary, application-oriented environment. Our aim is to help industry and research partners to discover and solve the optimization problems in their respective fields, in order to increase their efficiency and speed, to reduce their costs, resource consumption, and work efforts, and to improve their products and services by making them cheaper, better, and more reliable, while also making them more environmentally friendly – with our research.

PhD in Computer Science

We are looking for new national and international team members with

  • a completed PhD degree in computer science,
  • ideally with experience but at least with interests in the fields of optimization, operations research, machine learning, and/or evolutionary computation
  • who are interested in our research directions.

PhD in other Fields

We are looking for new national and international team members with completed PhD in various application fields who want to investigate the application of optimization methods to their field. Promising application areas include, but are not limited to

  • logistics
  • management
  • automation
  • robotics
  • agriculture
  • computational science
  • marketing
  • engineering in general
  • civil engineering
  • health science
  • and so on

Basic knowledge in computer programming would be very beneficial.

International PhD or Master

Job openings are also available for holders of international (or German) PhD or Master's degrees, with the same topics of interests as listed above.


If you are interested in joining our institute, please send a) a CV and b) a description of your interests (ideally with reference to our research directions) to Prof. Weise at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and a short notification SMS to +8618755122841 (to ensure that your email does not disappear into a SPAM folder…).