AISB Convention 2015

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AISB YouTube Channel

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Lighthill Debates

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position in algorithms, GERMANY
Contact: Susanne Albers,

Humboldt University Berlin

A postdoctoral position in the area of efficient algorithms is available in the Department of Computer Science at Humboldt University Berlin under the direction of Prof. Susanne Albers.

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 the algorithms group at Humboldt University can be found at:
There exist close collaborations with various other research groups in Berlin, hosted at the Free University and the Berlin Institute of Technology.

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 summer 2011.

The successful candidate should have a PhD degree in computer science or mathematics. 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 April 1, 2011 until the position is filled.

Susanne Albers
Department of Computer Science
Humboldt University Berlin
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin, Germany