Monday, January 29, 2018

[DMANET] Ph.D. Position in Berlin, "Facets of Complexity"

The newly established Research Training Group (Graduiertenkolleg)


funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG) at the three Berlin
Universities will offer

twelve Ph.D. POSITIONS (75% E13 TV-L)

Starting date: between 1st of April 2018 and 1st of October 2018
Duration: three years.

We now invite applications for starting in the spring 2018, and we will
invite another
round of applications to start in the fall 2018 in due time.
The salary for this position on the official German TV-L Berliner
Hochschulen salary scale
(75% TVL 13) depends on age, marital status, children,
and amounts to approximately 20,000 EUR net per annum.

The scientific program includes

* Complexity of algorithms
* Complexity of combinatorial structures
* Complexity of geometric structures
* Complexity of graphs and networks

The program is a joint initiative of scientists at the three major
Berlin universities

Freie Universität Berlin (FU)
Technische Universität Berlin (TU), and
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU).

Its faculty (see
consists of

Prof. Peter Bürgisser (TU)
Prof. Stefan Felsner (TU)
Prof. Christian Haase (FU)
Prof. Martin Henk (TU)
Prof. Michael Joswig (TU)
Prof. Stephan Kratsch (HU)
Prof. Stephan Kreutzer (TU)
Prof. Wolfgang Mulzer (FU)
Prof. Rolf Niedermeier (TU)
Prof. Günter Rote (FU)
Prof. Nicole Schweikardt (HU)
Prof. Martin Skutella (TU)
Prof. Tibor Szabó (FU)
Prof. Günter M. Ziegler (FU)

as well as adjoint and junior faculty.

The program of the Research Training Network includes a regular Monday
colloquium, block courses, summer schools, research workshops, etc. -
all this in a very
lively Berlin discrete mathematics and algorithmics environment, which
also includes the
international graduate
program of the three major Berlin universities. We offer a
family-friendly work
environment, a strong mentoring and counseling program, as well as
special programs for
female scientists.

Applicants for are expected to have a M.Sc. degree or equivalent,
usually in Mathematics
or Computer Science. Applications consisting of

* letter of application
* curriculum vitae,
* Master's thesis, if already available at the time of application
* proposal for potential thesis topics
* recommendation letter by thesis advisor (to be sent directly by the
letter writer)

or inquiries should be sent by email to

Prof. Dr. Günter Rote,
Freie Universität Berlin, Institut für Informatik, Takustr. 9, 14195
Berlin, Germany
Tel.: +49 30-838 75 150
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