Monday, September 12, 2016

[DMANET] PostDoc Position in Algorithms at CMU/Pitt

Applications are invited for a postdoc position in algorithms within the
headed by Anupam Gupta at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Kirk Pruhs
at the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt). An ideal applicant would have
some background
in approximation algorithms, online algorithms, and/or algorithms for
management. The postdoc would conduct research in these areas, with a
emphasis on applications involving resource management in new
information technologies,
in close collaboration with professors Gupta and Pruhs, and students in
their groups.

The postdoc would have an appointment and a desk/office within both the
Science departments at CMU and Pitt. The postdoc would split his/her
time between
these two offices. The CMU and Pitt campuses abut, and it is about a 10
walk between the computer science departmental buildings.

The duration of the position is between 10 to 12 months. The earliest
possible start date is
January 2017, and the latest possible start date is the start of the
2017 - 2018 academic year.
The salary will be $3956.33 per month. The position is not renewable.

Pittsburgh has won many awards as the most livable city in the USA
and last year Zagats' ranked Pittsburgh as the top food city in the USA
Pittsburgh combines the advantages of a big city with a relatively low
cost of living
The universities are near the center of the city, and are (by US
standards) well connected to the rest
of the city by mass transit.

Questions and/or application materials should be emailed to
Anupam Gupta at <> and Kirk Pruhs at <>
with a subject heading of "Postdoc Application".
The application material should include
(1) a short cover letter describing the applicant's interest in the
(2) a CV that includes a list of publications,
(3) a short research summary, and
(4) the names and contact information of at least three references.
We will start evaluating applications some time soon after October 1,
and will continue accepting applications until the position is filled.

* Contributions to be spread via DMANET are submitted to
* 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.