Thursday, November 19, 2015

[DMANET] 10 PhD positions at University of Trier, Germany

RTG 2126 (Graduiertenkolleg) Algorithmic Optimization

The Research Training Group (RTG) "Algorithmic Optimization", funded by
the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), is accepting applications for

10 doctoral research positions (TVL 13, 75%)
at the University of Trier
for the period of 3 years, starting 1st April 2016

The research topics are devoted to all mathematical aspects of
algorithmic optimization with an emphasis on applications, in particular
in large and big data as well as systems models from
economics. The doctoral research positions do not involve teaching

Applicants must hold a MSc degree (or equivalent) in mathematics or a
strongly related field at the time of hiring. They should be able to
communicate in English and should document their interest in the
scientific goals of the research program of the research training group
(Graduiertenkolleg). Excellent programming skills are a plus.

Applications should include:

* letter of motivation (no longer than 2 pages)
* curriculum vitae
* a recent letter of reference (in English or German) to be sent
directly to the address given below
* contact information of at least one additional reference
* copies of earned degrees (in German or English translation)
* a mathematical writing sample (preferably the master's thesis)

We welcome applications from researchers of all nationalities. Trier
University strives to increase the share of women in research and
strongly encourages women to apply. Trier University is a certified
family-friendly employer. Applicants with disabilities who are equally
qualified will be favoured.

Please include all application material in one pdf or zip-file and send
it via e-mail to:

Graduiertenkolleg ALOP
Mathematik - FB IV
Universtitaet Trier
54286 Trier, Germany
Subject: RTG ALOP

For full consideration, applications must be received by January 15,
2016, however, late applications will be considered until the positions
are filled.

For more information see:

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

T: +49 651 201 3481

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