Postdoctoral Positions Open

A postdoctoral fellow position  is available immediately in the general area of distributed algorithms, networks, and Big Data algorithms,  in the Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, Houston, USA.

Under the supervision of  Prof. Gopal Pandurangan (,  
the postdoctoral researcher will have an opportunity to work in the area of designing and analyzing cutting-edge distributed algorithms for fundamental problems and  their applications.   Experience in prior work in algorithms   as evidenced by publications in top  algorithms and theory  conferences  is preferred. In particular, a track record in distributed algorithms and computing will be a plus. All recent Ph.D.s (or those close to finishing) who work in theoretical computer science with a focus on one or more of
the following areas are encouraged to apply: randomized/probabilistic
algorithms, distributed algorithms/computing, approximation algorithms, network algorithms, communication complexity, and other related areas in algorithms. All candidates with publication record in
theory and algorithms (e.g., SODA, FOCS, STOC, PODC, SPAA, DISC) are encouraged to apply.

Initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of renewal for an additional year based on performance and availability of funds. Salaries are competitive and are determined according to  the successful applicants' accomplishments, experience and qualifications. Travel funding is available.

The candidates should send their CV, a brief research statement, and (request referees to forward) three letters of recommendation to Gopal Pandurangan ([log in to unmask]). Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

University of Houston is a major research university located in Houston, the fourth largest city in USA, and has one of the most vibrant metropolitan areas.  Houston is the epicenter of the energy industry, features the largest medical center in the world, and hosts the Johnson Space Center. Houston is a fast growing, multi-cultural, diverse and affordable city known for museums, art events, and sports teams.


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