The position is part of the START project "Parameterized Analysis in
Artificial Intelligence" of the FWF Austrian Science Fund and is
hosted by the Algorithms and Complexity Group at the Vienna University
of Technology (TU Wien). The aim of the project is to build a bridge
between parameterized complexity theory and artificial intelligence.
The position will be supervised by Robert Ganian (the principal
investigator of the project).
We offer the possibility of working on exciting research projects,
ample travel funding, and the option of collaborating not only with
other postdocs and PhD students within the project but also with other
members of the Algorithms and Complexity Group
(https://www.ac.tuwien.ac.at/). There are no teaching obligations
associated with the position. The starting date is flexible and the
position is offered for 3.5 years, with the possibility of extension.
The salary will follow the FWF's salary tables (see
includes standard bonuses in the form of a 13th and 14h salary,
altogether allowing for a convenient life in Vienna close to the city
Applicants are expected to have excellent mathematical skills as well
as an interest in discrete algorithms.
The application should include the candidate's CV, a short motivation
letter, and a letter of recommendation (all in a single pdf file;
alternatively, letters of recommendation may be sent directly by their
authors). The application should also mention possible starting dates
and should be sent to [email protected] by 30 August 2020.
Informal enquiries and questions about the position are very welcome
and should also be sent to [email protected].