PhD Position at Maastricht University
A full-time PhD position is available in the
Operations Research Group at Maastricht University,
Department of Quantitative Economics.
The PhD candidate will contribute to research in the field of
Combinatorial Optimization or Algorithmic Game Theory.
Research can be performed within these and related areas:
* randomized algorithms and probabilistic analysis,
* algorithmic game theory,
* experimental evaluation of algorithms,
* approximation and online algorithms.
The successful candidate should have a Master's degree in Mathematics,
Computer Science, Econometrics, or a related field. A solid background
in Discrete Optimization, Theoretical Computer Science, or Algorithmic
Game Theory is preferred but not a must as the candidate will be given
the opportunity to follow courses in the LNMB PhD program during her/his
Our department consists of 3 research groups, namely Mathematical
Economics & Game Theory, Econometrics, and Operations Research.
The Operations Research group currently consists of 8 faculty members
and 6 PhD students. Our working language is English.
Please see the website of the OR group for more details on its members
and their research interests:
Please do not hesitate to send any questions to the email given below.
Please send your application (including curriculum vitae, copies of
certificates, and a letter of motivation) as well as two letters of
recommendation to the address below. Electronic submissions are highly
encouraged (please attach relevant documents as pdf).
Deadline for applications is December 31, 2009.
The letters of recommendation can be sent after the application, not
later than January 15, 2010.