AISB Convention 2015

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Yasemin Erden on BBC

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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

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AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: ( The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


Lighthill Debates

The Lighthill debates from 1973 are now available on YouTube. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video  



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position in approximation algorithms, GERMANY

Kiel (Germany)

A postdoc position, starting at the 1st of October 2011 or later, is available in the research 
group "Theory of Parallelism" (Prof. Dr. Klaus
Jansen) at the Department of Computer Science of the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, 
Germany, within the research proj ect

"Design and analysis of approximation algorithms for scheduling on unrelated machines"

funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). It is a full positio n for three years. 
The salary conforms to tariff part E 13 TV-L.

Applicants are required to have a PhD degree in a relevant field of computer science or 
mathematics and scientific experience by internationa l publications in approximation algorithms 
and/or mathematical programming.

The Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel is an equal opportunities employer and maintains a 
policy of affirmative action.

Please send your application including a detailed curriculum vitae, a lis t of three references 
with email addresses as well as a statement of resear ch interests related to the DFG project 
(at most one page) and copies of academic diplomas before the deadline on the 30th of September
2011 to:

Prof. Dr. Klaus Jansen
Institut fr Informatik
Technische Fakultt der
Christian-Albrechts-Universitt zu Kiel
Christian-Albrechts-Platz 4
24118 Kiel, Germany