Thursday, November 5, 2009

[DMANET] Postdoc and PhD positions at Durham University

"Submodular optimization, lattice theory, and maximum constraint
satisfaction problems"

Applications are invited for one postdoc and one PhD student position at
Durham University, UK.
The positions are within the EPSRC-funded project "Submodular
optimization, lattice theory, and
maximum constraint satisfaction problems". A short description of the
project can be found here:

The postdoc position is for three years. The candidates should have (or
be close to completing)
a PhD in Mathematics or Computer Science, and have excellent knowledge
of at least two of
the following areas: algorithms, computational complexity, combinatorial
optimization, discrete
mathematics, and algebra. The starting salary is 32,458 pounds per year.
Applications for the postdoc position should be made through the
following website:

A PhD studentship for 3.5 years is available within this project. The
current maintenance payment
for studentship is 13,290 pounds per year. The UK/EU tuition fee is paid
by the project.
Applications materials for PhD studentship (including CV and the names
of two referees) should
be sent by email to Dr Andrei Krokhin.

The successful candidates will join the Algorithms and Complexity
Research Group at Durham:

The deadline for applications for both positions is December 1, 2009.
The start date for the project is January 1, 2010.

For any further enquiries, contact Dr Andrei Krokhin
phone: +44 (0)191 3341743
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