Wednesday, November 30, 2016

[DMANET] PhD Positions available: Vienna Graduate School in Computational Optimization

The *Vienna Graduate School in Computational Optimization* offers
contracts for PhD students in different areas of optimization such as
Combinatorial Optimization, Global Optimization, Heuristic Optimization,
Nonlinear Optimization, Stochastic Optimization, Dynamic Optimization,
Algorithmic Game Theory, Optimization for intelligent Data Analysis.

The doctoral program is a joint initiative between the University of
Vienna, TU Wien, and the Institute of Science and Technology. Candidates
must follow the rules for PhD studies at one of the aforementioned
institutions and participate in the joint teaching and research program.

The program started on October 1, 2016, but two PhD candidate positions
are still available.

The application deadline is *December 31, 2016*.

For a successful application, the following is required:
- Applicants must have a Master Degree in Computer Science,
Mathematics, or in a related field with a strong mathematical
- The diploma thesis and other publications have to be included in the
- A minimum of two recommendation letters is mandatory.
- Fluent skills in English language have to be proven.
- A motivation letter should express the candidate's visions and
expectations, the area of interest and a possible supervisor,
see faculty members at
- For a possible interview, the skype address should be provided.

For information in particular with respect to the fields of
combinatorial optimization, please contact Prof. Günther Raidl

More information can be found on our website

The contract duration is 3 years, extendable to 3,5 years if the
candidate stays one semester abroad (outside of Austria). The gross
salary is EUR 35.900 per annum.

As part of the university we pursue a non-discriminatory employment
policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity
( The university lays special emphasis on
increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions.
Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

+- Guenther Raidl -+
+- Institute of Computer Graphics and Algorithms, TU Wien -+
+- Favoritenstrasse 9-11/1861, 1040 Vienna, Austria, Europe -+
+- email: | phone: +43(1)58801/18616 -+
+- | fax: +43(1)58801/18699 -+
(DVR: 0005886)

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