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None Internship in Artificial Intelligence, Operations Research & Decision Optimization at IBM

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The IBM Data Science and AI Elite team help clients learn how to not only succeed, but also lead, with data science & AI. The team includes data engineers, machine learning and deep learning experts, operations research / optimization experts, and data visualization specialists.

We engage directly with IBM clients around the globe to solve real-world data science problems in a wide array of industries, such as banking, insurance, health care, manufacturing, oil & gas, automotive, energy, retail, travel & transportation, and many others.

We are looking for Operations Research / Prescriptive Analytics interns to join us on this exciting journey. As a member of the team, you will have a T-shaped skill set, having a broad knowledge base in Operations Research / Optimization and Industry Applications, but also knowledge or expertise in Machine Learning, Data Engineering or similar specialties. If you are someone who loves diving deep into optimization models and methods, investigating advanced techniques that lead to effective solutions for the business, while being dedicated to solving the client’s real-world problem, this internship might be for you.

Key responsibilities:

As an intern, you will work on client projects or industrial applications under the guidance of a senior Data Scientist. You will focus on optimization / machine learning / data science solutions, using the IBM Data Science platform, including open source, Watson Studio, IBM Decision Optimization, CPLEX, and other related technologies.

Interested ? Available for 4-6 months ? When applying, please scan all of the following documents into one single pdf file and upload online as your 'Resume/CV':

1) Motivation Letter including your availability from-to
2) Samples of your work, such as presentations, papers, or demos
3) CV incl. your level of German
4) University enrollment document ('Imma')
5) Current transcript of records and other relevant certificates / references
6) Non-EU citizen: copy of passport, residence and work permit (where available)

Thank you !


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

We are looking for candidates working on their Masters' or PhD degree(s).
Coding skills in one or more Python (preferred), R
Knowledge and experience with mathematical programming solvers, preferably IBM ILOG CPLEX (with Python or Concert Technology APIs, OPL)
Knowledge of building data science projects throughout the data science lifecycle (data gathering, model building and training, analysis, etc.)
Experience with modeling and solving Optimization problems
Knowledge of Mathematical Programming, Operations Research, Combinatorial Optimization and/or Stochastic/Robust Optimization
Experience with requirements analysis and statistical analysis
Willing to travel up to 75%

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

at least 1 year of PhD studies completed

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Preferred Education:
Master's Degree

IBM - Muenchen Germany Go Industry
None Postdoc position on ERC CoG CoCoSym

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We are looking for a highly motivated and creative post-doctoral researcher
to work on the ERC funded project Symmetry in Computational Complexity
(CoCoSym) under the supervision of Libor Barto at the Department of
Algebra, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague.

The project concerns the complexity and approximability of fixed-template
constraint satisfaction problems over finite domains and their
generalization to infinite domains and weighted relations.

The duration of the position will be between one and three years. The
starting day is flexible, applications will be considered until the
position is filled. The position carries no teaching load. The position is
fully funded from the ERC grant, funding for conference travel is also

Applicants should send a CV, a statement of research experience and
interests, and a list of publications (that may include a short annotation
of at most three of their best papers) in a single PDF file to Libor Barto ( Applicants should also arrange for at least two
recommendation letters to be sent directly to the same email address.
Informal inquiries are welcome.

Charles University, Prague. Czech Republic Go Academia
None Post-doc in Computer Science

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The BIMIB group ( has become involved in a multidisciplinary project involving five different Institutions in Italy and UK. This ambitious project, entitled “Single-cell cancer evolution in the clinic”, aims at studying the evolutionary trajectories of cell clones in cancer tissues and in patient-derived organoids, in order to define effective and data-driven personalized therapeutic strategies, and it is funded by a joint Cancer Research UK (CRUK), Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer (FA-AECC) and Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sul Cancro (AIRC) Accelerator Award.

The candidate will work within the BIMIB (BIoinformatics MIlano-Bicocca) laboratory of the Dept. of Informatics, System and Communication of the Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy (, in tight collaboration with computer scientists, bioinformatics and computational biologists. Her/his tasks will be to develop several algorithmic tools for the analysis and integration of data collected from single-cells experiments.

Dept. of Informatics, System and Communication, Milano-Bicocca Italia Go Academia
01 Jun 2019 Postdoc position at Aix-Marseille University on foundations of automata networks

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A postdoc position for 18 months (possibly renewable for 6 more months) is opened, starting from September 2019 (or later). The postdoc fellow will join the ANR-funded project FANs that aims at studying dynamics, complexity and computabilty aspects of automata networks (or finite dynamical systems, including for instance Boolean networks). More details on FANs are available on the webpage of the project (see above).

(*) Topics and requirements for applicants

We are looking for young researchers who can contribute to the research
topics of FANs. Candidates should hold a PhD in computer science or
mathematics (or be close to complete and defend their PhD), with a strong background in theoretical computer science, especially in discrete dynamical systems, complexity theory, computability theory, and combinatorics.

The successful applicant will conduct research in Luminy, Marseille, with members of the project from CANA research group of LIS (, and their close collaborators of the GDAC research group of the Institute of Mathematics (I2M).

(*) Application submission guidelines

Applications should be sent to Sylvain Sené before the 1st of June 2019 in an email entitled "FANs postdoc application", providing a detailed curriculum with publication list and a research statement. Recommandation letters are also expected to be sent directly to Sylvain Sené at [sylvain dot sene at lis-lab dot fr].

Potential candidates are invited to contact the project coordinator together with other permanent members of the FANs project for any question related to the application. Once again, the start date is not mandatorily September 2019; as a consequence, potential candidates can ask for starting later.

LIS (Laboratoire d'Informatique et Systèmes - Laboratory of Computer and System Sciences) France Go Academia
31 May 2019 Optimisation position at Satalia

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Satalia is a London-based optimisation technology company with optimisation
teams in Austria, Greece and the UK. We are currently looking for an
optimisation scientist with good programming skills to join one of our
optimisation teams and solve large-scale industrial problems. Remote and
flexible work is possible.

Satalia UK/Austria/Greece Go Industry
22 May 2019 Post-doc position in algorithms

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The University of Leicester is offering a post-doc position. In this role you will develop and carry out independent research, working with Prof. Thomas Erlebach and Dr Michael Hoffmann on the EPSRC-funded project “Algorithms for Computing with Uncertainty: Theory and Experiments" based in the the Department of Informatics at the University of Leicester and in collaboration with colleagues at the Universities of Bremen (Germany) and Sorbonne Université (Paris, France).

University of Leicester UK Go Academia
09 May 2019 Doctoral Position at the University of Bologna on mixed-integer non-linear optimisation

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The MINOA consortium is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Early-Stage Researcher (ESR) that is looking for obtaining a PhD degree in Operations Research and System Engineering from the University of Bologna. Once recruited, you will study applications of European and international relevance in areas such as energy, logistics, engineering, natural sciences, and analytics.

You will be trained through an innovative training program based on an individual research project motivated by these applications. You will devise new effective algorithms and computer implementations and will validate your methods for the applications with respect to metrics that you will define. You will derive recommendations, both for optimised MINO applications and for the effectiveness of the novel methodologies.

Personally, you will belong to a new generation of highly-skilled researchers that will strengthen Europe's human capital base in R&I in the fast growing field of mathematical optimisation. Your ESR research project will be pursued in joint supervision between experienced practitioners from leading European industries and leading optimisation experts, covering a wide range of scientific fields.

The MINOA project has started on Jan 1st, 2018, is funded under Horizon 2020 and will be carried out for a total of four years. The network consists of 10 academic partner institutions and six industrial partners from six different countries in Europe. An ESR project, starting before summer 2019, is available at the University of Bologna. You will be enrolled in 3 years a Ph.D. program ending in October 2022; while the ESR position will last until December 2021, a scholarship of the University of Bologna will allow you to complete your doctoral studies in 2022.

You are eligible to apply for a position within the MINOA network, if

1. you hold a M.Sc. degree by the starting date of the fellowship (late spring/summer 2019), in one of the following areas: Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research or in a closely related field;
2. you have not resided or carried out your main activity (work, studies, etc) in Italy for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to your recruitment;
3. at the time of recruitment, you are in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of your research career (after having obtained your M.Sc. degree) and have not been awarded a doctoral degree;
4. you are proficient in the English language.

Once recruited, we will offer (conditioned to successful fund transfer from the EU):

1. the possibility to work with us in a prestigious Horizon 2020 project;
2. A full-time contract for 30+12 months;
3. The competitive gross employer costs for the ESR position (30 months) is around 41.425 Euros/year plus a mobility allowance of about 600 Euros/month and a family allowance of 500 Euros ca. per month, where applicable;
4. At least one internship (also known as ‘secondment’) to an industrial partner or an academic partner in the MINOA network, in order to gain new insights into research and into work in the industry;
5. Participation in local events as well as in network-wide summer schools with internationally well-known teachers. This furthermore offers the possibility to get to know other Phd students from all over the world.

You will need to provide the following documents to apply:

a) Letter of motivation (max. 1 page);
b) Copies of degree and academic transcripts (with grades and rankings);
d) Brief summary of Master's thesis (max. 1 page);
c) Short CV including a publication list (if any).

All the above-mentioned documents must be collected in a single pdf and sent by email with subject [MINOA application] to and

We will come back to you soon after the application deadline is over. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a skype interview. Applications received after the deadline might still be considered if the position have not been filled yet.

Project 5: Benders Decomposition for Convex Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Optimisation
Host institution: University of Bologna, Italy
Supervisors: Michele Monaci, Enrico Malaguti
Decomposition methods, such as Benders and Dantzing-Wolfe decompositions, are one of the common algorithmic techniques to solve large-scale linear and mixed-integer linear optimisation problems. In particular, Benders decomposition is typically the tool of choice for the solution of two stage stochastic optimisation problems, arising in a very large number of applications characterized by some uncertainty in the data (e.g., demand forecasts, prices, etc.). However, there is little literature and no generic (i.e., not problem tailored) approach to apply these decomposition techniques in the context of mixed-integer nonlinear optimisation.

Our objective is to study possible extensions of decomposition methods such as Benders and Dantzig-Wolfe to the solution of mixed-integer nonlinear optimisation problems. Within the project, the ESR will work on management applications where resources need to be taken into account in a stochastic fashion, as it happens, in the energy industry and in transportation management and scheduling.

Expected Results: Library of applications for MINO featuring a decomposition structure (with emphasis on stochastic optimisation), extension of Benders/Dantzig-Wolfe decomposition to convex mixed-integer optimisation problems with quadratic constraints and/or objective, prototypical software implementations and their validation (see WP3), extensions to more general nonlinear problems.

Hosting Institution: UNIBO is the second largest University in Italy and one of the most active in research and technology transfer. It stands among the most important institutions of higher education in EU with 87,000 enrolled students, 2,857 Academic staff, 1,198 post- docs and 1,606 PhDs.

This project will be hosted by the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering "Guglielmo Marconi” (DEI). The DEI department consists of around 120 scientists, whose research and education activities cover the following fields of Industrial and Information Engineering: Automation, Bioengineering, Electric Drives and Systems, Electrical and Electronic Measurements, Electrical Engineering, Electromagnetic Fields, Electronics, Operations Research and Telecommunications. DEI offers one Undergradlate and three gradlate international programmes taught in English, as well as five Undergradlate and six graduate programmes taught in Italian. The Department offers also four international Ph.D. programmes. The Operations Research group at DEI has an internationally-recognized visibility in the design and implementation of models and algorithms for mathematical programming optimization problems, as witnessed by the record of publications of the members of the group. The group has also been involved in many industrial projects arising from applications in transportation, logistics, energy production, telecommunications and engineering.

University of Bologna Italia Go Academia
07 May 2019 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Operational Research (x 2 posts)

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We wish to make two appointments at the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level (equivalent to Assistant/Associate Professor) into the Operational Research group within the Department of Management Science ( at the Management School of Lancaster University (

Department of Management Science UK Go Academia
05 May 2019 Post-doc position

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We are seeking to recruit a Postdoctoral Researcher for the new EPSRC-funded research project “quantMD: Ontology-Based Management of Many-Dimensional Quantitative Data", under the direction of Professor Michael Zakharyaschev within the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems. The project is joint with Professor Frank Wolter at University of Liverpool.

Birkbeck University London UK Go Academia
05 May 2019 assistant professorship Applied Mathematics

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The Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering of Maastricht University is inviting applications for one or more tenure-track positions in applied mathematics, preferably fitting in the fields optimization, mathematical systems and control theory, signal and image processing, or mathematical modeling

Maastricht University Netherlands Go Academia
05 May 2019 PhD position in Algorithms

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The Department of Informatics at the University of Bergen (Norway) has
announced a 3 years
PhD position in Algorithms.
The focus of the position will be on the algorithmic aspects of automated
reasoning, and in particular, in the algorithms aspects of automated
theorem proving. The position is
part of the project

"Automated Theorem Proving from the Mindset of Parameterized Complexity

which is funded by the Research Council of Norway

Department of Informatics, Bergen Norway Go Academia
05 May 2019 PhD position

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A PhD position is available in the research group of Prof. Markus Brill ( at TU Berlin in Germany.

The successful applicant will work within the DFG funded Emmy Noether project "Foundations of Interactive Democracy" ( The project has sufficient travel money available to support conference and workshop attendance as well as research visits to other groups internationally. There are no teaching obligations.

TU Berlin Germany Go Academia
05 May 2019 Post-doc position

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We are seeking to recruit a Postdoctoral Researcher working on the new E.P.S.R.C.-funded research project “quantMD: Ontology-Based Management of Many-Dimensional Quantitative Data”, under the direction of Professor Frank Wolter within the Department of Computer Science. The successful applicant will have a PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related discipline and research experience in at least one of the following areas: logic in computer science (in particular: temporal logic or description logic), mathematical logic, database theory or knowledge representation and reasoning. Your research tasks on the project will include developing and investigating new logic formalisms for representing temporal quantitative data and designing efficient algorithms for query answering. The project is joint with Professor Michael Zakharyaschev at University of London. The post is available for three years until 30 September 2022.

University of Liverpool UK Go Academia
03 May 2019 PhD position in Operations Research at KU Leuven

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The research group ORSTAT (Operations Research & Business Statistics) of KU Leuven (Belgium) has a vacancy for one full-time PhD scholarship starting in September 2019, for a period of four years. The researcher to be hired will work in the field of operations research (OR) under the supervision of prof. Roel Leus; this work should lead to a PhD degree.

ORSTAT (Operations Research & Business Statistics) of KU Leuven Belgium Go Academia
01 May 2019 PhD position

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We are looking for a PhD student with a special interest in
combinatorial algorithms and their application in areas such as data
mining, bioinformatics, data compression, or information retrieval. The
PhD student will be positioned at CWI within the Gravitation Research
Program NETWORKS funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific
Research (NWO).

CWI Amsterdam Netherlands Go Academia
01 May 2019 Postdoc position on Graphs and Surfaces

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The ANR-project GATO (Graphs, Algorithms & TOpology) offers a one year
postdoc position to work at LIRMM (Montpellier, France) within the AlGCo
group. The topic of the project is the study of structural, combinatorial,
or algorithmic properties of embedded graphs (i.e. maps). For more details
on the GATO project, see:

Qualified candidates are encouraged to write to
and/or for more information.

The expected starting date is around September 2019 but this is flexible
and the duration is one year. To apply to the position, please send an
email to and with a detailed
CV and a research statement. Reference letters are optional, but please
provide one or two names that could serve as reference for your

The position is open until filled, but to ensure full consideration, apply
by May 1st.

LIRMM Montpellier France Go Academia
30 Apr 2019 PhD Position in Probabilistic Combinatorics

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We are seeking outstanding PhD candidates with interest and experience
in probabilistic combinatorics. The successful PhD candidates will
pursue their PhD degrees within

Project 15 'Random graphs on a surface'

of the Doctoral Program 'Discrete Mathematics', under the supervision of
Univ.-Prof. Mihyun Kang as a member of the Combinatorics Group
( at the Graz University of Technology.

For the description of possible PhD topics see

Qualifications and condition of employment:

- Strong track record of mathematical studies
- Master's degree in mathematics or theoretical computer science is
required to be employed, but does not necessarily have to be awarded at
the time of application

Length and salary:

- PhD position is for up to 4 years
- There is additional funding for extended research stays abroad
and attendance of conferences

Application documents:

- curriculum vitae (academic CV)
- a short description of your qualifications and experience (i.e.
list or transcript of courses, Diploma or Master thesis)
- a cover letter describing your scientific interests and your
preferred research topics as well as your earliest possible starting date

Please merge your application documents into a single pdf-file. The
application consisting of a single pdf-file should be submitted by
e-mail to

Please mention in the application e-mail and in the cover letter that
you are applying for Project 15 'Random graphs on a surface' of the
Doctoral Program 'Discrete Mathematics'.

One to three confidential reference letters (one by their master thesis
advisor) should directly be sent to

TU Graz Austria Go Academia
30 Apr 2019 6-year Assistant Professorship in Probabilistic Combinatorics

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We are seeking outstanding candidates with strong background in
Probabilistic Combinatorics, in particular Random Graphs.

The successful candidate will be employed as a UniversitaetsassistentIn
mit Doktorat (a fulltime non-tenure track Assistant Professor) for six
years as a member of the Combinatorics Group
( in the Institute of Discrete
Mathematics at the Graz University of Technology, Austria. The starting
date of the appointment is 1 September 2019.

TU Graz Austria Go Academia
30 Apr 2019 Postdoc position in computational geometry in Prague

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A postdoc position is available at the Institute of Computer Science of the
Czech Academy of Sciences.

The position is for the period June 2019 to March 2020, with the
possibility of renewal (starting date is negotiable). Research will be
conducted within the project “Structural properties of visibility in terrains
and farthest color Voronoi diagrams”, funded by the Czech Science
Foundation. The PI of the project is Maria Saumell.

The position comes with a gross salary of 44000 CZK/month which is quite
above the average salary in Prague. Additionally, there is support for
travel. There are no teaching duties. The successful candidate would also
have the possibility to join the RISE project CONNECT (

The candidates should have strong background in discrete and computational
geometry. The age limit is 35 years excluding maternity and parental leave,
and sick leave in the case of a long-term illness.

Prague is a vibrant, multicultural and beautiful city. It offers a great
quality of life and benefits from a strategic location in the heart of

To apply, please send a cover letter, your CV, and a proof of education to Additionally, please arrange for two reference letters to be
sent to the same address. The closing date is April 30, 2019.

Institute of Computer Science, Czech Academy of Sciences Czech Republic Go Academia
26 Apr 2019 Permanent position in Foundations of Data Science

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A permanent Lectureship/Readership in Foundations of Data Science is available at the Mathematical Sciences Research Centre of Queen's University Belfast. Preference will be given to the areas of Combinatorial Optimisation, Applied Graph Theory and Theoretical Machine Learning, but strong applicants from all subfields will be considered and are encouraged to apply.

Queen University Belfast Northern Ireland Go Academia
23 Apr 2019 Ph.D. & Postdoc Positions in Munich

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The group of Alexander-von-Humboldt Professor Andreas S. Schulz at
Technische Universität München (TUM) is seeking exceptional, highly
motivated talents with expertise or interest in algorithms, algorithmic
game theory, combinatorial optimization, graph theory, integer
programming, machine learning, network flows, operations research,
stochastic optimization, or a related subject.

Technische Universität München (TUM) Germany Go Academia
22 Apr 2019 PhD position - Inria Lille

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Si è aperta una posizione per un percorso di dottorato presso il centro di ricerca Inria Lille - Nord Europe, Lille, Francia, dal titolo Exact methods for integrated operational problems.

Il progetto di tesi sarà condotto in collaborazione tra il team Inria INOCS (Diego Cattaruzza, Maxime Ogier, Frédéric Semet) e l'università di Brescia (Claudia Archetti).

Inria INOCS, Lille France Go Academia
17 Apr 2019 Postdoc position at ENS Lyon at the interface of Optimization and Quantum Information

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Postdoc position at ENS Lyon at the interface of Optimization and
Quantum Information

Research will be conducted in the LIP laboratory at the Ecole Normale
Supérieure de Lyon funded by the ANR project ACOM lead by Omar Fawzi.
The topic is at the interface of quantum information and mathematical

The candidate should have expertise in some of these topics (but not
necessarily all of them): quantum information theory, semidefinite
programming, combinatorial optimization. A sample of relevant papers

The expected starting date is around September 2019 but this is
flexible and the duration is one to two years. To apply to the
position, please send an email to (title
containing “ACOM Postdoc”) with a detailed CV and a research
statement. Also please arrange for two reference letters to be sent
directly to

Feel free to contact for more information about
the position. The position is open until filled, but to ensure full
consideration, apply by April 17th.

LIP laboratory at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon France Go Academia
15 Apr 2019 Assegno di Ricerca di 1 anno (CNR Roma)

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Assegno Professionalizzante per lo svolgimento di attività di ricerca inerenti l’Area Scientifica “Ricerca Operativa” da svolgersi presso l’Istituto di Analisi dei Sistemi ed Informatica “Antonio Ruberti” del CNR che effettua ricerca nell'ambito del progetto “REMIND - Reverse Manufacturing Innovation Decision Systems” per la seguente tematica: “Studio e sviluppo di metodi e modelli per l’ottimizzazione della logistica e della produzione in ottica economia circolare”,

Codice Bando IASI-002-2019-RM-Prot 0020731, scadenza : 15/04/2019

Diplomi di laurea: Ingegneria gestionale, Ingegneria informatica, Informatica, Matematica
Requisiti :
- Aver conseguito durante il percorso di studi universitari almeno 12 crediti formativi (CFU) in insegnamenti del Settore Scientifico Disciplinare MAT/09
- Conoscenza della lingua inglese
- Conoscenza della lingua italiana (solo per i candidati stranieri)
- Area scientifica : -
- Struttura destinataria : Istituto di Analisi dei Sistemi ed Informatica 'Antonio Ruberti'
- Sede (provincia) : Roma (RM)

Istituto di Analisi dei Sistemi ed Informatica “Antonio Ruberti” Roma Go Other
15 Apr 2019 Post-doc position

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A post-doctoral position is available at School of Computer Science,
Reykjavik University, under the direction of Magnus M. Halldorsson. The
focus of our lab has been particularly on algorithmic topics related to
networking and distributed computing. Current topics include dynamic
algorithms, wireless scheduling, local algorithms, and blockchains.

The position is renewable yearly for three years. Current salary is around
5 million ISK per annum. Conference travel with comfortable per-diem is
covered, as is the initial travel to Reykjavik. The university will assist
in finding housing.

We also have Ph.D. positions available. The School of Computer Science is
currently advertising other post-doctoral and Ph.D. positions. We will work
with applicants with two-body problems.

Reykjavik is a vibrant city with easy outdoors access. With lunar-like
landscapes, Iceland offers unsurpassed opportunities to see nature at work.

For first preference, applications should be submitted by April 15.
Applications should include three names of researchers that can provide an
informed reference letter at short notice, besides a curriculum vitae and a
brief description of current research. For further information, contact
Magnus M. Halldorsson, Submit applications by email to
Tigran Tonoyan,

School of Computer Science, Reykjavik University Iceland Go Academia