[Csc] PhD Fellowship at Bergen
pothen at cs.odu.edu
Fri Sep 21 09:19:26 EDT 2007
Ph.D. position in Combinatorial Scientific Computing at the University
of Bergen, Norway
We are looking for an excellent PhD candidate with a background in
programming and algorithms.
We have an open position for 3 years in the ParComb project. This
project is aimed at designing parallel algorithms for combinatorial
problems in scientific computing. The type of problems studied includes,
among others, different kinds of coloring and matching problems
motivated from applications in scientific computing. The successful
candidate will cooperate in developing and implementing working codes
that can be used in applied research. For specific information about the
project see: http://www.ii.uib.no/parcomb.
Applicants should hold a M.Sc. degree or similar and is expected to work
within this project and enter a PhD study. The PhD thesis should be
submitted for defence within the 3-year period of the position. A plan
for the PhD study will be developed in cooperation with the scientists
within the project.
As part of the PhD study the candidate should spend 6 month at the Old
Dominion University, USA, working with professor Alex Pothen.
Salary will be paid in accordance with level 43 on the Norwegian
government salary scale currently equivalent to NOK 325.800 pr. year
(before tax) which is about 41,000 Euro or 57,000 USD. Payment may be
regulated on basis of seniority.
There are no teaching duties. Knowledge of the Norwegian language is not
necessary as the working language will be English. The Algorithms group
at the Department of Informatics, UiB, has currently 4 professors, 5
postdocs, 8 PhD students, as well as several master students. The group
represent a mix of several nationalities (Brazil, China, Denmark,
Germany, Luxembourg, India, Italy, Norway, Romania, Russia, Sweden,
For further information about the scientific contents, expectations and
requirements for the position, please contact Fredrik Manne (e-mail:
Fredrik.Manne at ii.uib.no). The application deadline is October 15th 2007.
See http://www.ii.uib.no/parcomb for how to apply.
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