AIRO Young Opportunity

Expires
11 Jan 2021
Institution
Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
Country
Germany
Description
POSTDOC/SENIOR RESEARCHER POSITION IN ALGORITHMS/OPTIMIZATION RESEARCH
AT HAMBURG UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (TUHH)

The Institute for Algorithms and Complexity at TUHH: Hamburg University
of Technology (www.algo.tuhh.de) in Hamburg, Germany invites
applications for one 5-year position at the rank of Postdoc/Senior
Researcher. The focus of this position is research in the general area
of algorithms and combinatorial optimization with applications in the
natural sciences. The position is attached to "DASHH ? Data Science in
Hamburg ? Helmholtz Graduate School for the Structure of Matter"
(https://www.dashh.org/) and offers exciting opportunities to work on
big data obtained at Germany's largest particle accelerator (DESY, XFEL).

The position is within the Institute for Algorithms and Complexity,
whose research covers a broad spectrum of algorithmic research; this
includes big data algorithms, foundations of data science, combinatorial
optimization, approximation and parameterized algorithms, and
applications in operations research and discrete mathematics. The
Institute for Algorithms and Complexity at TU Hamburg currently hosts
several international researchers, so English is used on a daily basis
as a working language.

The institute is located in the newly built Hamburg Innovation Port
(http://channel-hamburg.de/bueroflaechen/hamburg-innovation-port/),
which is located right at the Harburg harbour with great views of the
harbour and Hamburg's famous opera house (Elbphilharmonie). TU Hamburg
offers several attractive benefits, including subsidized public
transport for the Hamburg metropolitan area, a sports centre on campus,
family-friendly working hours, healthy campus initiatives, and more.
Several other institutes of the TU Hamburg, the Helmholtz Center for
Data Science, and the German Air and Space Research Center (DLR) are
located in the area. They are all located in the Free and Hanseatic City
of Hamburg, which is Germany's second largest city, home to a population
of ca. 1.8 million people. It is a famous city of trade and commerce,
with several universities and much research in algorithms.

TU Hamburg offers several attractive benefits, including subsidized
public transport for the Hamburg metropolitan area, a sports centre on
campus, family-friendly working hours, healthy campus initiatives, and more.

A Ph.D. degree and evidence of excellence in research and teaching are
required. Successful applicants are expected to maintain an active
program of research, and to attract and supervise graduate students. The
position comes with mild co-teaching of undergraduates and graduates,
which is generally conducted in English. The salary of the position is
determined according to level TV-L E-14 of German public sector, which
amounts to an annual salary of at least 54,400 Euro. The exact amount of
salary depends on experience, family circumstances, tax classification
and other factors. The position is available with immediate effect.

Interested individuals should apply using the official application
portal of the vacancy
(https://stellenportal.tuhh.de/jobposting/9a773b3f573a137951139834025cfd9f9cfa9b56).
Applications can be submitted in English. Applications received by 11
January 2021 will receive full consideration. Applications should
include a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and a
publication list. Any questions regarding the position should be
directed to Matthias Mnich (matthias.mnich@tuhh.de).

Hamburg University of Technology regards diversity as an integral part
of academic excellence and is committed to employment equity and
accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage applications from
women, persons with disabilities, members of diverse gender identities,
and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
In Hamburg, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and
collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse
student body.