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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position in Algorithms, Munich, GERMANY

Postdoctoral Position in Algorithms
                     University of Technology, Munich

 A postdoctoral position in the area of efficient algorithms is available in
 the research group of Prof. Susanne Albers. Department of Computer Science,
 Technische Universitaet Muenchen (University of Technology, Munich).

 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 Susanne Albers and her research
 can be found at

 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 winter or spring 2014.

 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 December 15, 2013 until the position
 is filled.

 Susanne Albers
 Department of Computer Science
 Technische Universitaet Muenchen
 Boltzmannstr. 3
 85748 Garching Germany