Postdoctoral Fellowship(s) of Algorithms
DIKU is offering Postdoctoral Fellowship(s) in algorithms expected to commence 1 September 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The Algorithms and Complexity Section at DIKU is headed by Professor Mikkel Thorup. The group is prolific at the topmost conferences like SODA, STOC, and FOCS, e.g., with 7 papers accepted for SODA’20. Adding to the excitement, we have the center Basic Algorithms Research Copenhagen (BARC) which also involves the IT University of Copenhagen. The aim is to attract top talent from around the world to an ambitious, creative, collaborative, and fun environment. Using the power of mathematics, we strive to create fundamental breakthroughs in algorithmic thinking. While the focus of BARC is algorithms theory, we do have a track record of surprising algorithmic discoveries leading to major industrial applications.
The successful candidate will participate in BARC, enjoying the inspiration from the many PhD students, postdocs and visitors.
The postdoc’s duties will include research within algorithms as well as teaching. The post may also include performance of other duties.
Further information on the Department is linked at http://www.science.ku.dk/english/about-the-faculty/organisation/. Inquiries about the position can be made to Professor Mikkel Thorup, Department of Computer Science, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, Direct Phone: +45 21179123
The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.
The candidates must have
- a PhD degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent
- demonstrated strength within algorithm with a solid publication record at the top conferences STOC, FOCS, and SODA.
Terms of employment
The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.
Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.
The starting salary is currently up to DKK 434.179 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 74.244). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.
The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.
- Curriculum vita
- Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
- Research plan – description of current and future research plans
- Complete publication list and links to author pages with DBLP and with Google Scholar citations
- Separate reprints of 3 particularly relevant papers
The deadline for application is 05 January 2020, 23:59 GMT +1.
After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.
You can read about the recruitment process at http://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process/.
Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.