Postdoc Opportunities
March 11, 2011, 3:10 pm
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A quick post from Gopal Pandurangan who has 2 postdoc positions at NTU in Singapore:

I just recently got a grant from Singapore govt. for research in distributed algorithms. I am looking for postdocs (2 slots are there).  May I please request you to publicize in your blog the contents of the following link: [quoted below]

Multiple postdoctoral positions (official title: “Research Fellows”) are available, starting April 2011, in the Division of Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. All recent Ph.D.s (or those close to finishing) who work in theoretical computer science with a focus on one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply: randomized/probabilistic algorithms, distributed algorithms/computing, approximation algorithms, network algorithms, communication complexity, and other related areas in algorithms. Experience in prior work in algorithms area as evidenced by publications in top algorithms and theory conferences is desired. All candidates with strong publication record in theory and algorithms (e.g., SODA, FOCS, STOC, PODC, SPAA, DISC) are encouraged to apply.

Initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of renewal for an additional year based on performance and availability of funds. Salaries are competitive and are determined according to the successful applicants’ accomplishments, experience and qualifications. Travel funding is available.

The Mathematical Sciences Division at NTU has a vibrant research group in theoretical computer science, with several faculty, post-doctoral research fellows, and Ph.D. students from all over the world.

The candidates should send their CV, a brief research statement, and two letters of recommendation to Prof. Gopal Pandurangan (

Singapore is a highly developed country and is well situated and connected. The quality of living is very high (with per capita income among the top 5 in the world), while the cost of living compared to developed countries is relatively low.