Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Postdoctoral position in Online Algorithms at the University Pierre and Marie Curie

The Operations Research group of the Computer Science Department
(LIP6) at the University Pierre and Marie Curie offers a postdoctoral
position in online algorithms. The position is supported by the ANR
project NeTOC "New Techniques in Online Algorithms" that is focused on
recently introduced methods for the analysis of online algorithms.
Additional information on the research project can be found at the web
site The Operations Research
group consists of several researchers in the areas of algorithmic
design and analysis, mathematical programming and theoretical computer
science. The members of the group and their activities can be found at

Candidates with strong qualifications in all areas of algorithm design
and theoretical analysis are encouraged to apply. Prior work on online
algorithms is desirable but not a requirement. Applicants should hold
a Ph.D. degree (in computer science or related disciplines) or be
close to obtaining it. Knowledge of French is not required, but good
communication skills and a solid knowledge of English are essential.

The position is available starting September 2013 (with some
flexibility on the starting date). Funding is available for one year,
with no provision of renewal. The salary is at the level of
approximately EU 2500 per month, with benefits such as health
insurance and social coverage included. Travel funding will be
provided. There are no teaching responsibilities.

Applications (in English or French) must include a cover letter
highlighting the reasons for applying, a CV, a list of publications, a
short summary of the Ph.D thesis (up to two pages), a research
statement as well as names of at least three references with their
email addresses. Application material must be sent (preferably by
email as a single PDF attachment) to

Christoph Dürr
LIP6, case 169
Université Pierre et Marie Curie
4 place Jussieu
75252 Paris CEDEX 05


Reviewing of applications will begin on February 28, 2013, and will
continue until the position is filled.