PhD Position in Parameterized Complexity
at TU Vienna, Austria
The position is part of the FWF funded research project “Exploiting New Types of Structure for Fixed Parameter Tractability” within Stefan Szeider’s group at the Vienna University of Technology. The project investigates the algorithmic combination of graph decompositions and modulators into graph classes. The candidate will be supervised by Stefan Szeider and Robert Ganian.
Applicants are expected to have excellent mathematical skills as well as interest and background in discrete algorithms.
The position should start in the second half of 2014 and is for up to three years (the expected duration of the PhD program). The salary is according to the FWF standard contracts for PhD candidates (approx. EUR 35,500 gross, p.a.), which allows for a convenient living in Vienna close to the city centre.
The application should include the candidate’s CV, an abstract of the diploma/masters thesis, a short motivation letter, and two letters of recommendation (all five items in a single pdf file). The application should also mention possible starting dates and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 28, 2014.