Thursday, March 17, 2022

[DMANET] PhD Student/Postdoc Position in Algorithms/Computational Geometry

PhD Student (or Postdoc) Position in Computational Geometry
Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Lugano, Switzerland

A PhD student (or postdoctoral) position in Computational Geometry
is available at the Faculty of Informatics, Università della Svizzera
italiana (USI), Lugano, Switzerland, under the supervision of prof.
Evanthia Papadopoulou. The position is funded by the Swiss National
Science Foundation (SNF) on the topic of generalized Voronoi diagrams
in two and higher dimensions. The candidate is expected to conduct
research in Computational Geometry and Algorithms. A postdoc candidate
is expected to have a solid research track record in these areas.

The candidate should have or be close to obtaining a Master's degree
(and for a postdoc position a PhD) in Computer Science or Mathematics
and have an affinity with Algorithms. The ideal candidate should have
a keen interest and a strong background in Discrete Algorithms,
Theoretical Computer Science or Discrete Mathematics, have excellent
academic qualifications as well as good communication and
collaboration skills. Experience in Computational Geometry is very
welcome but it is not required. Good programming skills is a great
plus. Fluency in English is required.

Please send your application with the following information to :

- a cover letter indicating whether you are applying for a PhD or a
postdoc position.
- your curriculum vitae
- a copy of your transcripts
- contact information of your academic references
- for a postdoc position a research statement with references to
publications and PhD thesis

In addition, PhD student applicants should follow the Faculty
application procedure described in
with deadline May 1st.

For further information please contact prof. Evanthia Papadopoulou,

The PhD program regulations are described in

The position provides a competitive salary with standard benefits and
includes light obligations of teaching assistantship. The teaching and
working language is English.

Evanthia Papadopoulou
Professor, Faculty of Informatics
USI, Lugano, Switzerland
Phone: +41(0)58 6664122
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