Wednesday, March 17, 2021

[DMANET] Postdoc position in Algorithms/Discrete Optimization, University of Bremen

Postdoc position in Algorithms and Discrete Optimization
University of Bremen, Germany

for 3 years, full-time
application deadline: March 30, 2021

A postdoc/senior researcher position is available in the group of
Professor Nicole Megow at the University of Bremen in the Faculty of
Mathematics and Computer Science (
The group's research focus is on combinatorial optimization,
approximation algorithms, optimization under uncertainty such as online,
stochastic and robust optimization as well as learning-augmented methods.

The ideal candidate holds an excellent PhD degree in mathematics,
theoretical computer science or a related area, and should have a strong
publication record in the areas of discrete optimization and algorithm
theory. A background in some of the other above-mentioned topics is
desirable. In addition, the successful candidate is highly
self-motivated, passionate about her/his work, and has a good ability to
work both independently as well as in a team. Good communication skills
and solid English skills, both oral and in writing, are expected.
Teaching experience is an advantage.

The position is a full-time position for 3 years, with the possibility
of extension, paid according to the Federal German Payment scale TV-L
13. The actual salary depends on academic experience, family situation,
tax classification, etc.

The successful applicant is expected to conduct independent research on
topics relevant to the above-mentioned areas, to cooperate with the
group as well as external collaborators and to attract and supervise
graduate students. The position comes with teaching duties.

Applications will be reviewed starting from March 30, 2021, until the
position is filled. The starting date negotiable; the position is
available immediately.

Please send your application as a single(!) pdf to The application should include
- a motivation letter describing your background and reasons for
applying for this position
- a detailed CV with a list of publications
- a 1-page research statement describing research interests and goals
- name and email address of two academic references

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Prof. Nicole
Megow (
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