Successful candidates will join a young, strong and motivated FINATRAX Research Group. The research group conducts research on the application and the impact of digital technologies like DLT / Blockchain, Digital Identities, Machine Learning / AI, and IoT / 5G on organisations in the private or public sector.
By doing so, it builds bridges between business research and information systems engineering. The group consists of doctoral and post-doctoral researchers who come from different disciplines (e.
g., policy, business, technology) and pursue first-rate research on the design and impact of information systems.
Successful candidates will have the opportunity to make an important contribution to several exciting research projects, most notably, FiReSpARX.
In this project, successful candidates will be tasked with designing an economic framework (e.g, a market with certain incentive schemes) for robotic trading in space.
Space is becoming an increasingly competitive environment, where private and public players will deploy autonomous entities of all kinds (e.
g., satellites, robots, etc.). Economic cooperation and interaction between these will be a key source of value creation.
At the same time, such an economic framework will also be highly relevant on earth and successful candidates will have the opportunity to establish first principles of the economy of machines.
Next to FiReSpARX, successful candidates will carry out research in the context of Prof. Fridgen’s PayPal-FNR PEARL Research Grant in the area of DLT / Blockchain, Digital Identities, and Machine Learning / AI.
Successful candidates will thus have the opportunity to investigate a broad range of research areas and design an individual research portfolio.
As such, successful candidates will be able to align the skills that they learn pursuing a doctorate with their personal goals and interests.
Qualification : The candidate should possess a master degree or equivalent in (Information) Economics, Information Systems (Engineering), Management, Finance, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field.
What we’re looking for :
The ideal candidate should have some knowledge and / or experience in one or several of the following areas :
Knowledge and / or experience in related areas (e.g., financial markets or operations research) will be appreciated but are not a requirement to apply .
Language Skills : Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required. Knowledge of either French, German or Luxembourgish will be appreciated but are not a requirement to apply .
Here’s what awaits you at SnT
But wait, there’s more!
Students can take advantage of several opportunities for growth and career development, from free language classes to career resources and extracurricular activities.
Applications should be submitted online in English and include :
All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system.
Applications by email will not be considered.
The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.
About the University of Luxembourg
The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character .
It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education.
The University s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.
For further information, please contact alexander.rieger uni.lu and gilbert.fridgen uni.lu
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