Tuesday, March 15, 2016

[DMANET] Postdoc position in Algorithms & Theory

The Computer Science Institute of the University of Tartu, Estonia, is
seeking applicants for

1 Postdoc position in Theoretical Computer Science.

The applicant should have notable research accomplishments in the area
of randomized algorithms. We are particularly interested in candidates
who with expertise in distributed, sublinear time, or data stream
algorithms, or related areas.

Some details about the position:

1 to 2 years (not shorter than 1 year)

1600-1800 Euros (to be negotiated) after tax
( ~ 200% of Estonian average income)
Annual travel budget to spend at your own discretion (negotiated)
Relocation support up to 5000 Euros

Possible, not required.

For informal inquiries, contact Dirk Oliver Theis (dotheis [at] ut
[dot] ee). Please include a (short) CV.

University, CS Institute, TCS group
* Venerable university, famous in the region, OK ranking
* very active, international CS institute
* working language is English
* large part of the faculty + most postdocs, PhD students
are expatriates
* in TCS, communication is entirely in English (~90% expats)

Tartu and Estonia
* Estonia is south of Finland, east of Sweden. :)
* no need to learn Estonian, the country is used to English
* Tartu: student city packed with bars, restaurants,
and exchange students
* long warm summer evenings (that's why there are so many bars).
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