Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, Approximation Algorithms and BWCA Group, and
Northwestern University

Position ID:Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago-Approximation Algorithms and BWCA Group-POSTDOC [#20466]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States
Subject Area: Computer Science / Theory
Appl Deadline:2022/01/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/11/10, finished 2022/07/02, listed until 2022/05/10)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Approximation Algorithms and BWCA Group, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago has expired and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Northwestern University and Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC) invite applications for a postdoctoral position with an anticipated start date in the Fall of 2022. The postdoctoral fellow will conduct research in approximation algorithms and beyond-worst-case analysis of algorithms under the supervision of Konstantin Makarychev (Northwestern) and Yury Makarychev (TTIC). The position will be based at Northwestern University, but the postdoctoral fellow will be encouraged to spend some time at TTIC. Additionally, the postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to participate in the activities of the Institute for Data, Econometrics, Algorithms, and Learning, an NSF collaborative institute organized and run by researchers from Northwestern, the University of Chicago, and TTIC. The postdoctoral fellow will have no teaching duties.

Candidates with a strong academic record and passion for computer science research are invited to apply.

Applications received by January 1, 2022 will be given full consideration. However, the position will remain open until filled. 

Applicants should submit: 

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae (CV)
  • research statement
  • names and contact information of at least three references

Northwestern University and Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago are Equal Opportunity Employers. Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. People of all backgrounds and experiences, and especially those that have been historically underrepresented in the field, are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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6045 S Kenwood Ave
Chicago, IL 60637