Wednesday, April 7, 2010

postdoctoral fellowship

                         POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP


A postdoctoral position in computer science is available at the
Research Chair in Distributed Computing of the
Universite du Quebec en Outaouais, Canada,
under the supervision of Prof. Andrzej Pelc.

Requirements: * Ph.D. in Computer Science or Mathematics obtained between
                January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2010.
              * Strong academic background in algorithms and graph theory.
              * Strong research record and potential in one or more of the
                following domains:
                - design and analysis of combinatorial algorithms
                - algorithmic aspects of distributed and
parallel computing
                - algorithms for interconnection networks
                - algorithmic aspects of fault tolerance
Further information about the
Research Chair in Distributed Computing, and
about topics related to prospective postdoctoral research
of the successful candidate can be obtained at:

Duties:        Research in the above areas. NO teaching duties.
               Knowledge of French is NOT necessary.
Duration:      12 months
Beginning:    January 2011 (flexible)
Stipend:       $40 000 per year (Canadian dollars).
Location:   The Universite du Quebec en Outaouais is situated in Gatineau,
               across the river from Ottawa. The National
               Capital region of Ottawa offers a variety of possibilities
               for cultural and sports activities
(swimming, sailing, hiking,
               skating, cross-country and downhill skiing).
The campus of the
               University of Quebec is a 10 min.
drive from downtown Ottawa.

Applications including a detailed CV (with e-mail address),
a statement of research interests, a complete list of publications,
an abstract of Ph.D. Thesis and reprints (preprints) of 2 best papers
should be sent to the following address (by physical mail, not by e-mail):

Prof. Andrzej Pelc
Research Chair in Distributed Computing
Departement d'informatique
Universite du Quebec en Outaouais
C.P. 1250, succ. Hull
Gatineau, Quebec J8X 3X7

Please arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to the same
address. Deadline for applications is June 30, 2010.

Informal enquiries at