Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Postdoctoral researcher position at the University of Kansas

A postdoctoral position is available starting by August 2012 in the Information and Telecommunication Technology Center at the University of Kansas, under the supervision of Prof. Jeffrey S. Vitter. KU is an equal-opportunity employer. The position is limited term and can be extended for one or more additional years by mutual consent.

Problems of interest include those motivated by massive data, including indexing, data compression, and external memory algorithms. Applicants must have clearly demonstrated experience and skills in algorithms design and implementation. Familiarity with compressed data structures, pattern matching, indexing, and external memory algorithms is a definite plus. Responsibilities include research on the projects, interaction with agency scientists, and helping prepare proposals, publications, and other reports as requested. Teaching responsibilities are optional. Full details about the position (unclassified professional staff position 00209000) appear on the official KU HR website:

Review of applications begins July 10, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Evaluation of each applicant's suitability will be made through records of accomplishments in the applicant's CV, selected publications, and letter of support, as well as by reference calls conducted on behalf of Prof. Vitter.

Applicants should submit (via email) a CV and copy of selected publications, and they should request three evaluators to send letters of reference by email to

Ms. Linda Bonebrake ATTN: Postdoc Search
Telephone: (785)864-4904