Monday, January 9, 2012

[DMANET] Open academic position at the Faculty of Sciences of ULB


The Faculty of Sciences of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
announces the opening of a full-time academic position starting
October 1st, 2012. The position will have an affiliation with the
Department of Computer Science.

Candidates are expected to lead a high-quality research and teaching
programme in theoretical computer science, preferably with a
specialization in Combinatorial Optimization, Algorithmic Geometry or
Game Theory. Significant research and teaching experience, as well as
a strong publication record in international journals are
required. All applicants need to hold a PhD in Computer Science,
Mathematics, Statistics, or related disciplines. Experience in
interdisciplinary collaboration as well as significant research stays
in foreign universities or research laboratories are important assets.

The candidate will take part in teaching activities in the Bachelor
and Master programmes in Computer Science. He/she should progressively
increase his/her teaching activities to reach a level comparable to
that of his/her colleagues (typically 4 or 5 hours a week for two
semesters, plus some supervision of exercise sessions).

The ability to strengthen existing research areas at ULB will be
considered as an asset, too.

The position involves both teaching and research and some commitment
to administrative tasks. For candidates not fluent in French, a
temporary period of teaching in English may be granted. This position
will become permanent after a trial period of three years.

If the selected candidate is neither already employed by ULB nor
employed by the Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique and
working at ULB, he/she will be offered a first contract for a duration
of three years. At the end of this period and subject to the agreement
of the Board of the university, he/she will be offered a permanent

How to apply?

Applications (2 copies) should be sent as soon as possible, and before
January 15, 2012 to the following address:
Professeur Didier Viviers,
Recteur de l'ULB
ULB CP 130
50 Av F.D. Roosevelt
B-1050 Bruxelles

with subject : "Vacance Chargé de cours en Informatique Théorique au
Département d'Informatique".

Electronic copies of the application should be sent to Professor
F. Reniers, Doyen de la Faculté des Sciences
( and to Professor B. Fortz, Head of the
Computer Science Department (

The application should consist of (i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) a
description of the candidate's pedagogical project, (iii) a
description of the research project that the candidate intends to
pursue in the coming years, (iv) a text presenting the (up to five)
most significant publications of the candidate and (v) a copy of these
most significant publications (up to five).

The candidates are invited to use the standard model of curriculum
vitae proposed at ULB. This model can be downloaded at the following

Additional information

As stated by its statutes, the University of Brussels is a
non-discriminating institution and all its members are expected to
adhere to its fundamentals principles. For any additional information
(e.g. concerning courses to be taught or the research carried out in
the Department) please contact Prof. Bernard Fortz (,
Head of the Department of Computer Science.

The following web pages can also be consulted for further information: (Computer Science Dept. homepage), (Computer Science
Dept. research teams homepage)
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