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Hasso Plattner Institute
Algorithm Engineering
Prof.-Dr.-Helmert Str. 2-3
14482 Potsdam
Germany

The Algorithm Engineering group at the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) currently hosts about twenty-five researchers and invites applications for two new

Ph.D. Students.

The research group uses methods from mathematics and computer science to approach a range of algorithmic areas including artificial intelligence, network theory and random structures. As part of the privately funded Faculty of Digital Engineering of the University of Potsdam, we engage both in teaching of outstanding and highly selected students as well as in internationally renowned research. The group and the institute is located at the beautiful Campus Griebnitzsee, at the border to Berlin, offering a vibrant scientific environment.

What we offer:

  • Inspiring research environment;
  • Close collaboration with other scientists;
  • Generous travel allowance and latest computing facilities;
  • Modern work space in Potsdam-Babelsberg;
  • Integration into an international group of researchers;
  • Exceptional students to work with

What we expect:

  • An excellent degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or a related discipline;
  • Enthusiasm for mathematical problems and scientific work;
  • Enjoying teamwork and collaboration;
  • A desire to obtain a PhD within 3-4 years;
  • Postdoctoral researchers should have developed their own research profile.

Application Instructions
  • All applications should include a detailed CV, a copy of the Master thesis.
  • A list of courses and grades (Master and Bachelor).
  • Please also mention names and contact details of one or two references -- preferably one from your master thesis adviser.
  • The starting date and particular research topic is flexible.
  • Interested candidates should direct their questions to Tobias Friedrich.
  • Applications must be sent via email, preferably as a single PDF, to jobs-friedrich(at)hpi.de by Feburary 1, 2021.
  • Promising applicants will be asked to work out a small algorithmic open-book test within a 24 hour time window (chosen by themselves).
  • All promising applicants will be interviewed (via video call) and at the same time get the chance to direct further questions to the chair.

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Contact Person
Prof. Tobias Friedrich
+49 331 5509-410