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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD position in Algorithmic Game Theory, Saarbruecken (Germany)


The group Algorithmic Game Theory and Online Algorithms at the

M A X   P L A N C K   I N S T I T U T E
		for
I N F O R M A T I C S

in Saarbruecken, Germany seeks a

Ph.D. Student

for the Algorithms and Complexity Department

directed by Kurt Mehlhorn

We are seeking an excellent candidate with a master's degree in mathematics, theoretical computer science or a related field. The successful applicant should carry out theoretical work in the areas of algorithmic game theory, online algorithms, and approximation algorithms. The applicant should be highly motivated and efficient, and should have a strong interest in research.

The Max-Planck-Institute for Computer Science is located on the campus of the Universitaet des Saarlandes in Saarbruecken, Germany. Currently, around 40 researchers from several nationalities work in the Algorithms and Complexity Department. Our working language is English. The group collaborates with several of the major research institutions in Europe and the U.S. and has high international visibility. There is generous travel support available for all group members.

Applications from disabled applicants are appreciated. Our institute supports the principle of equal opportunity for men and women, and is therefore interested in applications from women.

Applications (including curriculum vitae, list of publications if applicable, list of school grades, list of university grades, and names of two references with their e-mail addresses) must be sent by email in PDF format to Rob van Stee (vanstee@mpi-inf.mpg.de) by January 31, 2010.

Rob van Stee
Max-Planck-Institut fuer Informatik
Campus E1 4
D-66123 Saarbruecken
Germany

For further information, also on other offers, please refer to
http://www.mpi-inf.mpg.de/departments/ag1/offers.html