Tuesday, July 4, 2017

[DMANET] Postdoctoral Position, University of Kiel

A postdoctoral position in algorithms is available in the research group
of Prof. Dr. Klaus
Jansen, Algorithms and Complexity at the Department of Computer Science
of Kiel
University (CAU Kiel), Germany, within the research project

"Structural results and their application in scheduling and packing

funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).
The position is for 3 years (TV-L 13) starting 1st September 2017 (the
exact date is

The main research focus of the DFG project is to prove structural
results for integer linear
programs and to design FPT algorithms and approximation algorithms
for bin packing and scheduling on identical machines. Therefore, the
applicant should have a
strong interest in Theoretical Computer Science, particularly in

Applicants should hold (or should be close to obtaining) a PhD degree in
Computer Science
or Mathematics, and should have a solid publication record in the area
of algorithms and
complexity. Top conferences in this area include STOC, FOCS, SODA, IPCO,
and STACS.

Kiel University aims at increasing the number of women in research and
academic teaching
and strongly encourages applications of accordingly qualified women.
Women will be
preferred, provided equal qualifications and scientific performance.
The CAU supports the employment of severely disabled persons. Therefore,
disabled persons will be preferred, provided equal qualifications and
scientific performance.
Applicants with a migration background are particularly welcomed.

The application material should include (1) a cover letter describing
the interest in the
position, (2) a CV and a list of publications, (3) copies of university
certificates and (4) the
names and contact information of at least two references. The material
should be sent
electronically until July 14, 2017 to Klaus Jansen under

Prof. Dr. Klaus Jansen
Department of Computer Science
Technical Faculty of the
Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel
Christian-Albrechts-Platz 4
24118 Kiel, Germany.

We expressly refrain from asking for photographs, therefore we ask you
not to send a photo
with your application.

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