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YU Haifeng <[log in to unmask]>
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YU Haifeng <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 4 Jan 2017 16:10:47 +0800
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2017 Post-Doctoral Researcher Opening (distributed algorithms and 
distributed computing) in School of Computing, National University of 
Singapore (NUS), Republic of Singapore (http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/)

Background on NUS and Singapore:

According to QS World University Rankings 2012, NUS ranks 9th worldwide in 
Computer Science and Information Systems. NUS School of Computing has 
around 80 faculty members and constantly publishes in top venues, with 
some highlight publications such as Best Paper in SIGCOMM and STOC.

Singapore is an English-speaking developed country, whose per capita GDP 
ranks among top 5 in the world. Living cost is quite reasonable (unless 
you want to buy a house or a car), and Singapore has an exceptionally good 
public transportation system. The crime rate in Singapore is one of the 
lowest in the world.

Details of the Position:

An opening is immediately available for the position of Research Fellow 
(post-doctoral researcher) in the area of distributed algorithms and 
distributed computing. The appointee is expected to work closely with 
Associate Prof. YU Haifeng (http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~yuhf) and his 
research team on issues related to distributed algorithms and distributed 
computing. The most important goal of the research will be to produce 
high-impact academic publications in the very best conferences (such as 
PODC and SIGCOMM) and journals (such as JACM and Transactions on 
Networking) in the area. The duration is negotiable, but should be at 
least 1 year (multiple years possible and preferred). The starting date is 
negotiable, and ideally should be no later than the end of 2017. The 
salary is generous and is internationally competitive (compared to the 


- At least a PhD degree from a good university
- Strong publication records
- Fluent in written and spoken English
- Ability and dedication to do world-class research
- Background in distributed algorithms, distributed computing and/or 

How to apply:

To apply, please email your CV to YU Haifeng at [log in to unmask] 
You will be contacted after your CV has been reviewed. Email 
[log in to unmask] for any inquiries on the position.