We are looking for applicants from all areas of
algorithmics, including related areas like complexity theory,
mathematical optimization, and distributed computing.
The Max Planck Institute for Informatics is
located on the campus of Saarland University in Saarbrücken,
Germany. Researchers of several nationalities work in the
Algorithms and Complexity Department and our working language
is English. The group collaborates with several major research
institutions in Europe and the U.S. and has high international
visibility. There is generous travel support available for all
group members. Postdoctoral fellowships are available for two
years through the Guest Program of our institute. Guest
researchers are free in their choice of research topics and
The Max Planck Society is committed to employing
more individuals with disabilities and expressly welcomes
these to apply. The Max Planck Society seeks to increase the
percentage of women in the areas where they are
underrepresented and expressly encourages these to apply.
Applications are to be submitted via our web form
* a curriculum vitae,
* a complete list of publications, and
* a research plan (1 page suffices).
The submission server is online now, and
applications are reviewed as they are received. We encourage
you to apply early; however, all applications that are
submitted by 15 December 2020 will receive full consideration.
Simultaneous applications for a Lise Meitner Award Fellowship
or a Simons-MPI joint fellowship are possible (please indicate
simultaneous applications in the cover letter).