Tuesday, August 30, 2016

[DMANET] PhD positions in Algorithms

Universität Hamburg invites applications for a Research Associate in accordance with Section 28 subsection 1 of the Hamburg Higher Education Act (Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG). The position commences on November 1, 2016.

It is remunerated at the salary level TV-L 13 and calls for 100% or 50% of standard work hours per week.

The fixed-term nature of this contract is based upon Section 2 of the Academic Fixed-Term Labor Contract Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG). The initial fixed term is three years.

The University aims to increase the number of women in research and teaching and explicitly encourages qualified women to apply. Equally qualified female applicants will receive preference in accordance with the Hamburg Equality Act (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HmbGleiG).


Associates will be expected primarily to conduct and teach research. The associate will have the opportunity to pursue further academic qualifications, in particular a doctoral dissertation. At least one-third of set working hours will be made available for the associate's own academic work.

Specific Duties:

The applicant will perform independent research in theoretical computer science, especially the analysis of algorithms. The applicant will work in the lab of Petra Berenbrink. The applicant will teach 4 or 2 hours per week.


A university degree in a relevant field. The applicant should have a MSc degree in mathematics or computer science.

Severely disabled applicants will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.

For further information, please contact petra.berenbrink@informatik.uni-hamburg.de.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of degree certificate(s). The application deadline is September 15, 2016. Please send applications to: petra.berenbrink@informatik.uni-hamburg.de
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