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Connection Science

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position in efficient algorithms, Berlin, GERMANY

A postdoctoral position in the area of efficient algorithms is
available in the research group of Prof. Susanne Albers. Department
of Computer Science, Humboldt University Berlin.

The postdoc may pursue his/her own line of research but a research
interest in approximation and online algorithms, algorithmic game
theory or algorithm engineering is very welcome. Information about
the algorithms group at Humboldt  University can be found at:
There exist close collaborations with various other research groups
in Berlin, hosted at the Free University and the Berlin Institute of

The position is supported by a grant of the German Research Foundation
and provides a competitive 12 month salary with standard benefits. The
appointment is initially for one year and can be renewed for a second
year subject to satisfactory progress and mutual agreement. The
expected start date of the position is summer 2013.

The successful candidate should have a PhD degree in computer science
or mathematics. Furthermore, he/she should be interested in
collaborating with PhD students and participating in the teaching
activities of the group. The application material should include (1) a
cover letter describing the interest in the position, (2) a CV and list
of publications, (3) a short research summary, and (4) the names and
contact information of at least two references. The material should be
sent electronically to .

Applications will be reviewed starting from March 15, 2013 until the
position is filled.

Susanne Albers
Department of Computer Science
Humboldt University Berlin
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin, Germany