Wednesday, March 20, 2013

[DMANET] MADALGO PhD student and Post Doc Positions

Center for Massive Data Algorithmics (MADALGO), is a basic research
center funded by the Danish National Research Foundation. The center is
located in the Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University,
Denmark, but also includes researchers at CSAIL, Massachusetts Institute
of Technology, at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics and at
Frankfurt University. The center covers all areas of the design,
analysis and implementation of algorithms and data structures for
processing massive data (interpreted broadly to cover computations where
data is large compared to the computational resources), with focus on
I/O-efficient, cache-oblivious and streaming algorithms. The center also
emphasizes work on the boundary between the algorithms and database
areas, in particular work in relation to efficient indexing and query
and update processing. See for more information.

Starting August 1, 2013 or later, several positions are available at
MADALGO under the supervision of Professor Lars Arge
(, Professor Christian S. Jensen
( and Associate Professor Gerth S. Brodal

Several PhD student positions are available. The positions are
administered through Graduate School of Science and Technology at Aarhus
University ( and include full
tuition waiver and a very competitive scholarship. Applications are
welcomed from students with at least three years of full-time study by
August 2013. Students with a strong background in the design and
analysis of algorithms will be preferred. Students with background in
databases and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are also very welcome
to apply.

One or more MADALGO postdoc positions at the level of Research Assistant
Professor of Computer Science may be available. Postdoc positions are
initially for one year, but can be extended with an additional year by
mutual consent. MADALGO welcomes postdoctoral researchers with clearly
demonstrated experience and skills in the design and analysis of
algorithms and data structures. Researchers with experience with
I/O-efficient, cache-oblivious or streaming algorithms, as well as with
implementation of such algorithms (algorithm engineering experience), or
with experience in design and implementation of database indexing
structures, are preferred. The responsibilities of MADALGO postdocs
include work on algorithms for massive dataset problems in collaboration
with center researchers, along with modest teaching responsibilities.

The application deadline for both PhD student and postdoc positions is
May 1, 2013. Applicants for PhD student positions should apply using the
Aarhus Graduate School of Science and Technology application system also
accessible from Applicants for postdoc positions
should apply by uploading a letter of interest and a CV, as well as
indicate at least two names of references for recommendations, using the
application form available at

For further information, contact Center Director, Professor Lars Arge at
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