[Csc] PhD Fellowship at Bergen

pothen@cs.odu.edu 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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