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Postdoctoral positions in approximation algorithms, Morgantown WV (U.S.A.)
The Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering invites applications for one postdoctoral positions in the field of Approximation Algorithms. Duties include design and development of approximation algorithms for problems in risk management and computer security. The particular problems of interest involve variants of covering and packing. Knowledge of inapproximability techniques and willingness to code are pluses.There are no official teaching assignments, however depending upon interest such opportunities may be made available. Required qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in theoretical computer science (with an emphasis on approximation algorithm design) or applied mathematics or a closely related discipline. Some experience in risk management and computer security is preferred but not essential. The position is for one year (August 15 2013 through August 14, 2014), although it could be extended to an additional year depending upon performance. West Virginia University (www.wvu.edu) is a comprehensive land-grant research institution enrolling over 28,000 students in 113 degree programs, including engineering and health sciences. Interested candidates must send a letter of application, a CV and contact information for at least three references to firstname.lastname@example.org, by April 30, 2013. Review of completed applications will commence immediately and the position will remain open until filled. West Virginia University is and affirmative action, equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a culturally diverse and plurastic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Applications are strongly encouraged from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.