Wednesday, November 5, 2014

[DMANET] Postdoc positions at CoMiCS, Ural Federal University

Ural Federal University (Ekaterinburg, Russia) launches a postdoc
program. Among 20 postdoc positions to be filled at least two are
planned to be associated with CoMiCS (the Center of Mathematics
in Computer Science) at the Institute of Mathematics and Computer

Ural Federal University is the largest Russian university outside
Moscow. It is located in the downtown of Ekaterinburg, the capital
of the Urals and the fourth-largest city in Russia. The Center of
Mathematics in Computer Science is a recently created Center
of Excellence that is led jointly by Professor Mikhail Volkov
( ) and Professor Arseny
Shur ( ) and
involves several active younger scientists. Currently, the main
topics of CoMiCS are automata, combinatorics on words and
formal languages but we are especially interested in applicants
whose expertise might broaden the research spectrum of the
center within other areas of Theoretical Computer Science.

The appointment is for one year (with possible extension depending
on funding) and starting date in yearly 2015 is negotiable. The starting
salary is roughly 20.000 Euro per year (before tax); in addition, the
university provides free housing and some travel support. There are
no obligatory teaching duties but those who will want to give a lecture
course on her/his favorite topic (in English), will be very welcome to do

An ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or in
Discrete Mathematics obtained after 2007, and should have a strong
publication record in top journals and conferences. Applicants should
provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and at least two letters of
recommendation. Applicants should apply no later than Dec 1, 2014,
and the positions will remain open until filled. Application material
and reference letters will be submitted by e-mail to Mrs Ekaterina
Neznakhina at

We appreciate all replies to this advertisement, but only applicants
under consideration will be contacted.
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