Thursday, April 12, 2012

Job Announcement at the University of Paderborn

In the faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics
of the University of Paderborn, the Heinz Nixdorf Institute is looking for
a new member of the scientific staff within the research group „Algorithms and Complexity"
( There will be offered a position as a
Research Assistant
(Salary scale TV-L 13)
The position is to be filled as soon as possible and is for a fixed term of one year.
An extension up to four years is possible. Regular working hours are 40 hours a week.
The option of undertaking a PhD is provided and will be explicitly supported.

Duties and responsibilities:
Design and analysis of local algorithms for online motion planning problems
like the formation of swarms of mobile robots. For more information,

A qualified candidate should be interested in applied interdisciplinary research
and must have a Master's or equivalent degree in Computer Science or Mathematics
with a focus in a field of Theoretical Computer Science such as Algorithmic Geometry,
Online Algorithms or Distributed Algorithms.

Applications from women are particularly welcome and, in case of equal qualifications
and experiences, will receive preferential treatment according to the North Rhine-Westphalian
Equal Opportunities Act (LGG), unless there are preponderant reasons to give preference
to another applicant. Part-time employment is, in principle, possible.
Applications from disabled people with appropriate suitability are explicitly welcome.
This also applies to people with equal opportunities in accordance with the German social law SGB IX.
At the request of the applicant the corresponding staff council (WPR) will be involved in the hiring process.

Please send your application with the usual documents under the reference number
"Kennziffer 1293" by April 24, 2012 to:

Friedhelm Meyer auf der Heide
Heinz Nixdorf Institute and Institute of Computer Science
University of Paderborn
Fürstenallee 11
33102 Paderborn