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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Two postdoctoral positions in algorithms, Warsaw, POLAND

Two postdoctoral positions in the area of algorithms in the Department of
Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics at University of Warsaw under the
guidance of Prof. Piotr Sankowski is currently open. All candidates with
strong qualifications in algorithmic research are encouraged to apply and
will be carefully considered. Areas of specific interest are:

- Approximation Algorithms
- Algorithmic Game Theory
- Algorithms for Social Networks
- Web Algorithmics and Data Mining
- Combinatorial Optimization
- Dynamic Algorithms

Applicants should have a PhD degree or be close to completing it. Knowledge
of Polish language is not required, but a good knowledge of English is
essential. Salary will be commensurate with experience and levels of
accomplishment and lies in the range 24 000-32 000 Euro net per annum. The
positions are supported by the PAAl Project (ERC Starting Grant 259515:
Practical Approimation Algorithms) and the MULTIPLEX Project
(EU-FET-317532: Foundational Research on Multilevel Complex Networks and
Systems). Both projects are being realized by the Algorithmic Analysis
Group, which includes many exceptional young scientists. For more info
about our research interests please see:

Successful candidates can start after September 2013 (negotiable). Funding
is available for up to two years and different durations are possible. No
teaching responsibilities are associated with this position. Travel support
is available.

Applications in English (including Curriculum Vitae, list of publications,
research plan, names of references with their e-mail addresses, and
intended period of stay) should be submitted per e-mail (preferably as PDF
attachments) by March 31st, 2013 to:

Prof. Piotr Sankowski
Institute of Informatics
University of Warsaw
ul. Banacha 2
02-097 Warsaw