[Opt-Net] PhD position in "discrete and convex geometry" at FU Berlin

Raman Sanyal sanyal at math.fu-berlin.de
Wed Oct 3 07:26:31 MEST 2012

We are currently offering a PhD position in the area of "discrete and convex geometry" 
in the context of the ERC Advanced Grant "SDModels". The emphasis of this position 
is on connections between algebraic, convex, and optimization-theoretic properties of 
discrete structures. Within the ERC project, the position is embedded in the 
"Focus area 1: High-complexity geometry" and an emphasis is put on questions 
relating to extremal examples.

Candidates should have

* excellent academic degree (Diploma/master degree or equivalent)
* very good knowledge of discrete, convex and/or algebraic geometry and/or
* experience with and interest in mathematical software
* willingness to get into new subjects
* excellent English language skills

Please send your application containing,
* cover letter (including research interests)
* CV
* statement of research interests
* diploma/master thesis
* letter of recommendation (from thesis advisor)
* copies of certificates

directly to the email address below. 
The application deadline is October 22, 2012.

The full job posting can be found at

	http://www.fu-berlin.de/service/stellen/st_2012/st_20121001.html (official posting in german)
	http://page.mi.fu-berlin.de/sanyal/Doktorrandenstelle.txt (english)

Feel free to contact me if you have questions.

Best wishes,

	Raman Sanyal

Prof. Dr. Raman Sanyal 
Inst. Math., FU Berlin
Arnimallee 2
14195 Berlin
+49 30 838 75 649
+49 30 838 75 660 (Secr.)
sanyal at math.fu-berlin.de

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