PhD position in Structural and Algorithmic Aspects of Preference-based Problems in Social Choice, Vienna, Austria

We invite applications for a PhD position(s) (3 years with the possibility of extension), working with the Assistant Professor Jiehua Chen at the Vienna University of Technology (Technische Universität Wien – TU Wien), Vienna, Austria.

The PhD position is available for the WWTF research project (Vienna Science and Technology Fund) titled Structural and Algorithmic Aspects of Preference-based Problems in Social Choice.

The research topics include voting, structured preferences, stable matching (matchings under preferences) with a focus on parameterized and approximation algorithm design.

The details of the research project are available here: https://www.wwtf.at/programmes/vienna_research_groups/VRG18-012/index.php?lang=EN

 

==============

YOUR PROFILE

==============


Applicants with a solid background in areas such as algorithm design (including BUT NOT LIMITED to parameterized algorithms and approximation algorithms), computational complexity, and/or discrete mathematics are welcome to apply.

 

==============
WE OFFER
==============

 

- The PhD position(s) entails an employment contract.
- The position is available immediately and the starting date is quite flexible.

- A research and study environment that is friendly and gender-balanced

- TU Wien is a great place for professional growth (e.g., the Austrian Science Fund offers multiple funding opportunities for young researchers to advance their independent scientific careers).

- Vienna is a beautiful city that offers excellent quality of life

 

==============

APPLICATION PROCESS

==============
Please send your application, including
- your academic CV,
- a motivation letter, including an explanation of your research interests,
- your Master’s thesis and
- a list of subjects studied, giving sufficient details and grades/marks obtained

directly to Jiehua Chen before July 31, 2020: jiehua.chen@tuwien.ac.at

(If possible all in a single PDF file)

For informal inquiries you can also contact via the above email address.

=============

WEBSITE

=============

http://www.vcla.at/2020/06/phd-position-in-structural-and-algorithmic-aspects-of-preference-based-pr...

 

Organisation: 
Contact and application information
Deadline: 
Friday, July 31, 2020
Contact name: 
VCLAtuWIEN