Tuesday, February 23, 2016

[DMANET] PhD student position in stochastic algorithms at IDSIA (USI/SUPSI), Switzerland

Ph.D. position in stochastic algorithms

The Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence
(University of Lugano/SUPSI) opens a full-time positions
as Ph.D. student in the area of stochastic algorithms for
combinatorial optimization problems.

- Design, analysis and implementation of algorithms and
data structures, with a special focus on sampling-based
algorithms for stochastic combinatorial optimization
problems, improving the state-of-the-art in the research
- Moderate teaching duties.

- Master Degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics
or related areas (obtained or close to be obtained).
- Proficiency in written and spoken English.

We offer
- Fixed-term position for 2 years, with the possibility of
an extension by 2 year.
- Attractive salary, in line with Swiss standards (roughly
50000 CHF per year, low taxes).
- International working environment.
- Travel support to participate to high quality
conferences, workshops, and schools.

More information available at

For clarifications about the project, the position, and
how to apply, please contact
Prof Roberto Montemanni,

Deadline: 30th March 2016
* Contributions to be spread via DMANET are submitted to
* DMANET@zpr.uni-koeln.de
* Replies to a message carried on DMANET should NOT be
* addressed to DMANET but to the original sender. The
* original sender, however, is invited to prepare an
* update of the replies received and to communicate it
* via DMANET.
* http://www.zaik.uni-koeln.de/AFS/publications/dmanet/