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Twelve Ph.D. positions, starting April 1, 2018, for three years, deadline Feb 22

Starting date: between 1st of April 2018 and 1st of October 2018

The salary for this position on the official German TV-L Berliner Hochschulen salary scale (75% TVL 13) depends on age, marital status, children, etc.

The Ph.D students become members of the Research Training Group Facets of Complexity, whose scientific program includes

  • Complexity of algorithms
  • Complexity of combinatorial structures
  • Complexity of geometric structures
  • Complexity of graphs and networks

The program is a joint initiative of scientists at the three major Berlin universities

  • Freie Universität Berlin (FU)
  • Technische Universität Berlin (TU), and
  • Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU).

Its faculty consists of

    Prof. Peter Bürgisser (TU)
    Prof. Stefan Felsner (TU)
    Prof. Christian Haase (FU)
    Prof. Martin Henk (TU)
    Prof. Michael Joswig (TU)
    Prof. Stefan Kratsch (HU)
    Prof. Stephan Kreutzer (TU)
    Prof. Wolfgang Mulzer (FU)
    Prof. Rolf Niedermeier (TU)
    Prof. Günter Rote (FU)
    Prof. Nicole Schweikardt (HU)
    Prof. Martin Skutella (TU)
    Prof. Tibor Szabó (FU)
    Prof. Günter M. Ziegler (FU)

as well as adjoint and junior faculty.

The program of the Research Training Network includes a regular Monday afternoon colloquium, block courses, summer schools, research workshops, etc. - all this in a very lively Berlin discrete mathematics and algorithmics environment, which also includes the Berlin Mathematical School (BMS, www.math-berlin.de), the joint international graduate program of the three major Berlin universities. In addition to the scientific education, we offer a family-friendly work environment, a strong mentoring and counseling program, as well as special programs for female scientists.

Applicants for are expected to have a M.Sc. degree or equivalent, usually in Mathematics or Computer Science. Applications consisting of

  • letter of application
  • curriculum vitae,
  • Master's thesis, if already available at the time of application
  • proposal for potential thesis topics
  • recommendation letter by thesis advisor (to be sent directly by the letter writer)

should be sent to the following address by email.

Prof. Dr. Günter Rote, Freie Universität Berlin, Institut für Informatik, Takustr. 9, 14195 Berlin, Germany
Tel.: +49 30-838 75 150, E-mail: rote@inf.fu-berlin.de

Application deadline: February 22, 2018. See the official announcement