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15 Oct 2016 PhD Position in Computer Science

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The chair of Computer Networks and Telematics at the University of Freiburg, Germany, invites applications for a PhD position in computer science. The successful candidate will work in the project SoNaTe (Social Neighborhood and Technology). The initial duration of the position is 2 years with the possibility of extension.

The position requires good knowledge of the German language. All further details about the position and details about the project are available through the following link (Germany only):

University of Freiburg Germany Go Academia
13 Oct 2016 Assistant Professorship (German speaking)

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Reference number:
II-436/16 (starting at 01/04/17 / for a period of 3 years; an extension of 3 more years is possible after successful evaluation / closing date for applications 13/10/16)

Working field:
The position requires research and teaching and an internationally visible profile in the area of Discrete Optimization.
The research focus of the position is expected to be a branch of Discrete Optimization at the interface with the area of Algorithms for Big Data. Furthermore, co-operations with the current professors at the Institute of Mathematics as well as participation in existing and future collaborative research projects of all mathematical institutes in Berlin (Research Center MATHEON, Einstein Center for Mathematics Berlin, Berlin Mathematical School etc.) are expected.
Teaching will be required in all mathematical degree programs and moderately in the service teaching of mathematics for other programs. Teaching requirements shall be met in German and English. Candidates are expected to supervise students‘ theses as well as to participate in the academic administration of the university.

Successful applicants must fulfill the requirements for appointment at the professor level in compliance with § 102a BerlHG (Berlin Higher Education Act), including a completed academic education in mathematics or a comparable subject, qualified achievements in research and a particular qualification for academic work normally attested by the excellent quality of a PhD, and pedagogical didactic qualifications, to be proven by teaching experience and visualized in a teaching portfolio (for further information see TUB Website, quick as no. 144242).
Internationally visible research results in the area of Discrete Optimization have to be proven through relevant publications. Experience in acquiring and carrying out projects and project alliances involving third-party funding are desirable.
Technische Universität Berlin strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages qualified female researchers to apply. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored.
Technische Universität Berlin is a certified family-friendly higher education institution, and our Dual Career Service offers assistance to you and your family when relocating to Berlin.

Please send your written application until 13/10/2016 with the reference number and the usual documents to Technische Universität Berlin - Der Präsident -, Fakultät II - Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften, Sekr. BEL 1, Marchstraße 6, 10587 Berlin. Please note that applications via email cannot be considered.
Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.

TU Berlin Germany Go Academia
10 Oct 2016 Postdoc position in Optimisation Under Informational and Strategic Uncertainty

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PostDoc position (TV-L 13) in Algorithms/Mechanism Design/Optimization.
For two years starting December 1, 2016, or later.

A PostDoc position is available in the project "Optimization under Informational and Strategic Uncertainty". The objective of the project is to develop methods for solving problems incorporating both strategic behaviour and uncertainty. The project is funded within the programme "Einstein International Postdoctoral Fellow" by the Einstein Foundation Berlin. Additional funds for travelling, guests and workshops are provided by the Einstein Foundation. The position will be part of the new Operations Research Group at the Department of Economics of the Humboldt University Berlin.

Candidates should have an excellent PhD in mathematics, computer science or a related area. There are no teaching requirements but good communication and English skills are necessary.

Besides its many cultural attractions, Berlin offers a strong scientific landscape including three major universities, the research center MATHEON, and the Einstein Center for Mathematics; these offer opportunities for joint research and support (e.g., meetings, lecture series, summer schools etc.).

Applicants should send their application as *a single pdf* file containing:
- (short) cover letter
- curriculum vitae incl. list of publications
- copies of diplomas
- names and contact details of two referees
by October 10, 2016 to Max Klimm ( - Designated head of the Operations Research Group

Humboldt University, Berlin Gernmany Go Academia
07 Oct 2016 Pre-doc or Post-doc Research Assistant

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Project tittle: Brescia e il suo ambiente: valutazione dello stato della qualità dell'acqua, aria e suolo, degli impatti sulla salute e delle politiche di risanamento.
See link for more information.

University of Brescia Italy Go Academia
02 Oct 2016 Postdoc position in algorithms and/or time and space lower bounds

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Application deadline 2 October, 2016.

Start date negotiable but ideally before end of 2016.

Salary: 35,609 to 40,082 UK pounds

This is a fixed term appointment terminating end of December 2017.

The Algorithms team in the Department of Computer Science at Bristol University is looking to hire a postdoctoral researcher in the areas of algorithms research and/or time and space lower bounds. The post will require a high level of expertise in areas which may include but not be limited to algorithms, discrete probability, discrete mathematics and combinatorics.

Our current work focuses on algorithms and lower bounds for streaming and dynamically changing data however we also have a broader interest in other aspects of algorithms/theory research.

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in theoretical computer science (“Track A”) or closely related mathematical area together with a strong track record of international publications in algorithms or
theoretical computer science (“Track A”) venues. This may include for example, ICALP/SODA/STOC/FOCS.

Please see for full details both of the post and the application process.
Informal enquires should be made to Raphael Clifford at

Bristol University United Kingdom Go Academia
30 Sep 2016 Postdoc position in bio-inspired computing

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The Optimisation and Logistics group at the School of Computer Science, The University of Adelaide, Australia, has an open position for a postdoctoral researcher working within the ARC Discovery Project "Bio-inspired Computing for Problems with Dynamically Changing Constraints”.

This is a fixed term position for 12 months (available immediately) and starting date is negotiable. Starting salary is 80,881 AUD per annum (plus superannuation).

We are seeking an excellent candidate with a PhD in mathematics, theoretical computer science, or applied algorithmics. The successful applicant should carry out theoretical and applied work on evolutionary algorithms, ant colony optimisation, and related bio-inspired computing methods. Candidates having experiences in the field of randomised methods, bio-inspired computing for dynamic problems and/or computational complexity of bio-inspired computation are highly encouraged to apply.

Currently, around 20 researchers from several nationalities work in the Optimisation and Logistics group. The group collaborates with several of the major research institutions in Europe and the U.S. and has high international visibility. For more information, please visit

Applications (including curriculum vitae, list of publications, list of university grades, and names of two references with their e-mail addresses) must be submitted online via email to by September 30, 2016.

University of Adelaide Australia Go Academia
30 Sep 2016 PhD Position in Discrete Mathematics, Logic, and Computer Science

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The Spanish Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad opens a call for PhD positions, one attached to the Barcelona Graduate School of Mathematics (BGSMath) in the area of Discrete Mathematics, Logic and Computer Science.

The deadline of applications is September 27, but the procedure should be started not later than September 13. In order to help in the process, interested candidates should contact Oriol Serra ( asap.

Barcelona Graduate School of Mathematics Spain Go Academia
30 Sep 2016 Assistant Professorship (Dutch speaking)

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Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics / Operations Research

The Netherlands Defence Academy (NLDA) is looking for an Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics / Operations Research. The Faculty of Military Sciences (FMS) of the NLDA provides academic courses at Bachelor level (BSc) and, starting from 2017, also provides the Master (MSc) program ‘Military Technology, Processes and Systems’. In addition, academic research is conducted for the benefit of knowledge development, innovation and policy support. The teaching and research of the Department of Military Technology (MTW) of the NLDA focuses on technology, operational deployment and maintenance of military systems.

Job description
- Conducts research within programs in the areas of (optimal) deployment of systems and technology, for example, in the field of 'critical infrastructure protection’. Combinatorial optimization and simulation plays an important role.
- Provides lectures on Operations Research, with the focus on operational deployment and logistics of military systems. He / she supervises students at graduation projects in this field.
- Contributes to the development and teaching in the Master's program in the area of (combinatorial) optimization and simulation.
- Contributes to the continuous renewal of education in the light of technical education and technical developments.
- Contributes to the management of the department.

Job requirements
- PhD, with a focus on Applied Mathematics of Operations Research.
- Publishes in international scientific journals and has an academic network.
- Good teaching skills and experience / affinity with education. Preferably, candidates have basic teaching qualifications (BKO).
- Good oral and written communication skills in Dutch and English.
- A safety investigation is part of the selection procedure.

Appointment occurs in scale 12 (€ 4090 - € 5258 gross per month for full-time employment).

Location of the MTW department of the NLDA Den Helder

Prof dr. ir P.J. Oonincx (+31 (0)223 657134) or Prof. dr. H. Monsuur (+31 (0)223 657566). /

Deadline for application is September 30, 2016

Netherlands Defence Academy The Netherlands Go Academia
30 Sep 2016 PhD position in Approximation Algorithms

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The Algorithms and Complexity Group of IDSIA, University of Lugano (Switzerland), opens one Ph.D. position in the area of approximation algorithms. The position is supported by the SNSF Grant "Approximation Algorithms for Network Problems", that already supports another Ph.D. student and one PostDoc.

The position is for 3 years, with the possibility of an extension by 1 year (subject to approval by SNSF). The gross salary is roughly 50.000 CHF per year (low taxes). There is generous travel support.

The ideal candidate should be bright and creative, and hold (or be close to obtaining) a Master Degree in Computer Science or related areas. A solid background in Algorithms, Computational Complexity, Discrete Mathematics, Probability Theory, and/or Graph Theory is helpful. A good knowledge of written and spoken English is also required (while knowledge of Italian is not needed).

Team members will have the opportunity to cooperate with the Algorithms and Complexity group at IDSIA, which currently consists of
8 researchers. IDSIA offers an international working environment.

Lugano is a tidy and lively town, with a wonderful view on Ceresio lake and mountains around. Ticino Canton offers many opportunities for hiking, biking, skiing, etc. Restaurants serve very good (Italian style!) food.

Any interested candidate should email a detailed CV (including a list of passed Master degree exams with marks, a list of publications, if any, and at most 3 references) to "" as soon as possible. The position will be filled as soon as a strong candidate will apply. In order to receive full consideration, please email your CV by the end of September 2016.

Further details about the project, the position, and how to apply can be found at:

For any question, do not hesitate to contact:
Prof. Fabrizio Grandoni

IDSIA, University of Lugano Switzerland Go Academia
24 Sep 2016 PhD position in Vienna

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The Department of Business Administration at the University of Vienna offers a position as PhD student (30 hours per week contract, wage agreement for Austrian Universities, group B1) for an application oriented research project within the Christian-Doppler laboratory for efficient intermodal transportation.
All qualified candidates are invited to send their detailed curriculum vitae (ideally together with a support letter) by email to Karl Doerner (

University of Vienna Austria Go Academia
16 Sep 2016 PhD Position in Optimisation

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At the Institute for Numerical and Applied Mathematics (Optimization Group) at the University of Goettingen a PhD position is available in the project "Demand robust arrangement of operating units and equipment by combining optimization and simulation" funded by the Simulation Science Center Clausthal/Goettingen starting at the 1.11.2016 (or as soon as possible). The position (TV-L 13, 75%) is available for two years with the option of an extension of one year.

The subproject focuses on the development and implementation of exact solution approaches for facility layout problems. These approaches will be tested by and compared with a simulation model developed by our project partner at the University of Clausthal.

Applicants should have completed their master/diploma studies in Mathematics or Computer Science (with strong mathematical background). We expect profound knowledge in combinatorial and integer optimization.

For full consideration, applications should be directed electronically (preferred) or by standard mail (application material will not be returned) no later than 16.09.2016 (however, late applications may be considered until the position is filled) to:

JProf. Dr. Anja Fischer
University of Goettingen
Institute for Numerical and Applied Mathematics
Lotzestr. 16-18
D-37083 Goettingen
Phone: +49 551 39 20035

University of Gottingen Germany Go Academia
15 Sep 2016 Research Associate in Operational Research University of Mons Belgium Go Academia
31 Aug 2016 Senior Operations Research Consultant Sabre, Inc. Italy Go Industry
15 Jun 2016 Assistant Professor in O.R., O.M., or B.I.

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The Department of Quantitative Economics at the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (SBE)
is looking for a lecturer or assistant professor in the areas of Operations Research, Operations Management, and/or Business Intelligence.

Job description & qualifications

The applicant will be appointed either as a lecturer or as an assistant professor, depending on qualifications and work experience,
and will contribute to the research and teaching activities of the department in the above areas.
We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a Ph.D. in a relevant area, who has a strong affinity with teaching.
As the language of instruction is English, your command of English (oral and writing) should be excellent.
Previous experience in working with innovative, interdisciplinary learning approaches and problem-based teaching
methods are highly welcomed. Experience with teaching international classrooms would be preferable.

Maastricht University
Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized
by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic
approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 16,000 students
and 4,000 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and
staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law,
School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Humanities and Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences,
Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience. Maastricht University is renowned for excellence and innovation in learning.
High rankings in Dutch and international league tables attest to our focus on quality. Maastricht University is a
bilingual (Dutch & English) university. We offer a wide range of programmes with a strong international and European
orientation, most of which are taught in English. Almost half of the student population and a third
of our staff is non-Dutch.

Conditions of employment:
The desired starting date of the position is September 1st 2017.
The position will initially be for a fixed term (lecturer one year/assistant professor three years).
Depending on performance there is the possibility of an extension (lecturer)
or the change into a tenure-track position (assistant professor).
Salary is competitive, depending on qualifications and work experience, and is based on the collective labour agreement of the Dutch universities (CAO), salary scales 10-12.

Applications should be received no later than June 15th 2017 and should include a motivation letter, a current CV,
and names and contact information of at least two references. Late applications may be considered if the position has not been filled. Applications can be sent by e-mail to: (with cc to

or via regular mail to:

Maastricht University School of Business and Economics Personnel Department
P.O. Box 616
6200 MD, Maastricht
The Netherlands,

and should refer to vacancy "Lecturer/Assistant Professor SBE/QE/OR" on both letter and envelope.

For further information you can contact
Prof. Stan van Hoesel

Maastricht University The Netherlands Go Academia