Thursday, February 16, 2017

[DMANET] Postdoctoral positions in Discrete and Computational Geometry in Israel (ERC Project CombiCompGeom)

Title: Postdoctoral positions in Discrete and Computational Geometry in
Israel (ERC Project CombiCompGeom)

Applicants are sought for postdoctoral positions in Discrete and
Computational Geometry in the group of Dr. Natan Rubin
<> at the Computer
Science Department of Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.
Exceptionally qualified candidacies for a PhD student position will also be

The positions are in connection with* ERC Starting Project "Combinatorial
Aspects of Computational Geometry" (CombiCompGeom), *supported by the *European
Research Council.* The prime topics of the project include (but are not
restricted to) combinatorial and algorithmic aspects of geometric
intersection graphs and hypergraphs, geometric transversals (inc. epsilon
nets), and Voronoi diagrams. Distinguished researchers are being hosted in
the framework of this project, and several international workshops will be

We are looking for highly qualified candidates with a PhD degree, or
expecting to get one very soon, with particular emphasis on Discrete and
Computational Geometry. Exceptional candidates with an M. Sc. dissertation
in relevant areas of Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science can also
be considered for a Ph.D. fellowship position.

The postdoctoral positions come with a competitive tax-free fellowship/nett
salary of (the equivalent of) ca. 3000 Euro, and an extensive academic
travel allowance. These positions are for at least 12 months, with a
possible extension; the start date is also flexible and can be negotiated.
There are no teaching obligations. (Candidates interested in a teaching
record can still deliver graduate level mini-courses/block courses.)

Applications will be considered until the positions are filled.
Applications, which include CV with a list of publications,a research
statement, and at least 2 letters of reference (at least 1 for the Phd
position), should be emailed to Dr. Natan Rubin

*About Ben-Gurion University: *BGU is to closely to the North of Beer-Sheva
-- the Southern metropolis of Israel, and is connected to Tel Aviv by a
direct railway (ca. 1 hour commute -- living in Tel Aviv metropolitan area
is a distinct possibility!) Apart from the PI, Discrete and Computational
Geometry is represented at BGU by Profs. Matya Katz, Shakhar Smorodinsky,
and Paz Carmi. Israel is home to numerous high-profile researchers in
Combinatorics, Optimization and Theoretical Computer Science.

Natan Rubin
Department of Computer Science
Ben-Gurion University of The Negev,
Beer-Sheva 84105
*webpage: *

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