Tuesday, September 24, 2013

[DMANET] Postdoc Position at Univ. Trier

Applications are invited for a postdoc position at the Department of
Mathematics at the University of Trier (Germany).

The postdoc will be working in the research project "Completely
Positive and Copositive Matrices" which is funded by the
German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development
(GIF). The investigators in this project are Mirjam Duer (University
of Trier, Germany), Abraham Berman (Technion - Israel Institute of
Technology, Haifa) and Naomi Shaked-Monderer (The Max Stern Yezreel
Valley College). The research area will be in the intersection of
matrix theory and nonlinear optimization. More specifically, we are
interested in optimization problems over the copositive and completely
positive matrix cones, as well as the geometry of these cones.

The position will be starting 1 January 2014 or later, and is granted
for one year. Monthly salary will be according to TVL-E13. The
position may be extended for a second year which will be spent in
Israel at the Technion.

Applicants must hold a PhD degree in mathematics or a related field,
and should have an expertise in either matrix theory or conic
optimization. They should be able to communicate in English, German is
desirable but not mandatory.

Applications should include:

* a letter of application
* a detailed curriculum vitae
* names of two possible references

and should be directed by email in a single pdf-file to:

Prof. Dr. Mirjam Duer
Department of Mathematics
University of Trier
54286 Trier, Germany

T: +49 651 201 3481
E: duer@uni-trier.de
W: http://www.math.uni-trier.de/~duer/

For full consideration applications must be received by 20 October
2013, however late applications will be considered until the position
is filled.

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