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20 May 2019 PhD Position at the University of Hamburg

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PhD Position in the Theoretical Computer Science groups (ART & TEA) of the University of Hamburg

Applications are invited for a fully funded PhD position (TV-L 13) in Theoretical Computer Science at the University of Hamburg, Germany. Research duties will focus on the mathematical analysis of efficient approximation and online algorithms as well as randomized processes, in particular on scheduling problems and resource allocation in graphs. Candidates are expected to have an excellent background in theoretical computer science and/or discrete mathematics.

University of Hamburg Germany 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 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 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
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 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
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 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
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
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 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 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 Research grant in Optimization Models for Transportation with Crowdsourcing

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This project deals with inviting in-store customers for delivering parcels, ordered by on-line customers, on their way home. The remaining parcels must be delivered by the company's fleet of professional drivers, whose route is optimized as a vehicle routing problem. This allows reducing environmental impacts and urban congestion. The project concerns the development of models and tools for solving this problem, which turns out to be a very challenging stochastic combinatorial optimization problem.

Reference Monthly Value (gross): €2.128,34

For additional information on the project and project team please check:

The application form is available at:

Application guidelines and details on this call can be consulted in:

For additional information please contact
João Pedro Pedroso (University of Porto) - jpp [@]

INESC TEC Porto, Portugal Go Industry
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
12 Apr 2019 PhD position in Parameterized Algorithms

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A PhD position is available in the Algorithms and Complexity group of Prof. Hans Bodlaender to conduct research in the field of Parameterized Algorithms. The candidate will work under the supervision of Dr. Erik Jan van Leeuwen.

The successful candidate will work on new algorithmic methods and complexity lower bounds for graph problems, particularly coming from the area of network design. We are looking for candidates with a strong interest and background in techniques from parameterized algorithms, computational complexity, and graph theory.

The PhD position is for 5 years with full-time employment. Of the 5 years, 70% time is allocated for research and 30% for teaching. This allows candidates to start developing a balanced academic career as independent researchers and competent teachers.

Utrecht University Netherlands Go Academia
12 Apr 2019 PostDoc in Graph Drawing

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A postdoc position in graph drawing and related areas is open in the
graph drawing research group led by Prof. Giuseppe Di Battista at the
Department of Engineering at Roma Tre University. The research group
includes Fabrizio Frati, Maurizio Patrignani, and Maurizio Pizzonia as
permanent members, together with several postdocs and PhD students. The
postdoc position is funded by the PRIN (Research Projects of National
Interest) Project "MODE" - Morphing graph drawings efficiently.

Roma Tre University Italia Go Academia
11 Apr 2019 (3 years) Lecturer in Operational Research

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We are looking to appoint for a joint appointment between Southampton Mathematical Sciences and Southampton Business School.

Due to the recent award of a prestigious fellowship, Southampton Mathematical Sciences and Southampton Business School have an opening for one joint appointment for the post of Lecturer in Operational Research (OR).

The post will be held within CORMSIS, the Centre for Operational Research, Management Science and Information Systems ( that brings together the Operational Research Group in Mathematical Sciences and the Department of Decision, Analytics and Risk in the Southampton Business School. CORMSIS is one of the largest OR/MS/IS groups in the UK, covering the whole spectrum of current OR/MS/IS activity from theoretical mathematical developments to problem structuring and knowledge management.

You should have a PhD in Operational Research or a related discipline, or evidence of near-completion of a PhD.

You will have skills and experience that will enable you to contribute significantly to the teaching provision of Mathematical Sciences and Southampton Business School, involving high quality delivery. You will be able to demonstrate a high-quality research track-record with plans for future research activity, and you are expected to have research expertise or experience closely aligned to CORMSIS.

Duties, as determined by the Heads of the Academic Units will include teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students and supervision of MSc projects. As part of the role, you will also be expected to support the effective management and administration within the two Academic Units.

We particularly welcome applicants with a strong analytical background. Computational skills are desirable but not essential.

This is a fixed term role until the 30/09/2022. As part of the interview process candidates will be invited to give a presentation which demonstrates their research profile and provide a short teaching focussed lecture.

Informal enquiries can be made at any time to: Professor Joerg Fliege ( or Professor Martin Kunc (

Further information about the application procedure can be found at the attached link.

University of Southampton England Go Academia
01 Apr 2019 Open Positions at UBER

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Uber Advanced Technologies Center in Paris has some open positions as a research scientist in Machine Learning, Operations Research, Optimization or Research Software Engineer in Data Science, among the others. All the information can be found in the attached link.

Uber Advanced Technologies Center Paris Go Industry