Monday, April 25, 2016

[DMANET] PhD positions in Algorithmic Optimization at University of Trier, Germany

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

several doctoral research positions (TVL 13, 75%)
at the University of Trier
for a period of 3 years, beginning July 1, 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 duties.

At the time of hiring, the applicants must hold a MSc degree (or equivalent)
in mathematics or a strongly related field. They should be able to communicate
in English and document their interest in the scientific goals of the research
program of the Research Training Group. 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 degrees earned (in German or English translation)
* a mathematical writing sample (preferably the master thesis)

Applications from researchers of all nationalities are welcome. Trier University
strives to increase the share of women in research and strongly encourages women
to apply. Trier University is certified as a family-friendly employer. Provided
equal qualifications are demonstrated, applicants with disabilities will be

Please compile all application materials into one pdf or zip-file and send it
via e-mail to:

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

For full consideration, applications must be received no later than Friday, May 6, 2016;
however, late applications may 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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