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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral positions in algorithms, Jerusalem / Tel Aviv, ISRAEL

We are seeking excellent candidates for the I-CORE in Algorithms
 postdoctoral program:

 The positions are supported by the Israeli Science Foundation (ISF). The 
Israeli Center of Research Excellence in Algorithms is part of the I-CORE 
program, initiated by the Government of Israel and adopted by Israel's 
Council of Higher Education, in order to reinforce Israel's intellectual 
capacities and promote synergy among Israel's leading research centers.

 The institutes participating in the center are:

 * The Blavatnik School of Computer Science, Tel Aviv University
 * The Rachel and Selim Benin School of Computer Science and Engineering,
 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
 * Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Weizmann Institute of

 Topics of interest include (but are not limited to): all variety of 
algorithms (optimization, online, streaming, approximation, randomized, 
geometric and more), cryptography, security and privacy, algorithmic game 
theory, quantum computing, networking and distributed computing, 
databases, machine learning and computer vision.

 To apply please send the following to (deadline: 

 - A CV of the applicant including the list of publications.
 - A short research statement.
 - The preferable I-CORE ALGO fellow to work with (if already known) and
 institution in I-CORE ALGO. (There is a possibility of more than one fellow
 and/or institution.)

 In addition, all applicants should ensure that their recommenders email 
their letters (as pdf files) to the email address above, with the subject 
line ": recommendation". (It is the applicant's 
responsibility to ensure that the letters are sent; the Institute will not 
solicit letters directly.)