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Postdoc in Graph Theory, Denmark


DTU Compute represents a unique combination of mathematics and computer science, including competencies in information processing in the broadest sense and in the development of modern computer based systems.

Consequently, DTU Compute is in an ideal position to utilize synergies arising in the crossroads between IT and mathematics, and therefore well positioned to address the challenges of the digital society as mathematics and computational methods play an increasingly important role in the engineering sciences as well as in a number of other areas in modern society. For more information about the department and the special section for Algorithms, Logic and Graphs see

Research in the section AlgoLoG – Algorithms, Logic and Graphs – focuses on a broad range topics both within each of these disciplines and in the interaction between them. In the graph theory area, the section has a very active group lead by professor Carsten Thomassen, who is the Principal Investigator of the ERC Advanced Grant GRACOL: Graphs, Colorings and Flows.

DTU Compute, Section for Algorithms, Logic and Graphs, invites applications for an appointment as Postdoc within graph theory, to be part of the research team working within the framework of GRACOL.

Responsibilities and tasks
The research should focus on the areas graph decomposition, connectivity, and chromatic graphs theory as dealt with in GRACOL. It is expected that the new postdoc will engage in research collaboration with the other members of the group and inspire the PhD-students whose current work is about graph decomposition, connectivity, and chromatic graph theory.

Candidates should have a PhD degree or equivalent. The PhD should be in an area within the remit of GRACOL.

We offer
We offer an interesting and challenging job in an international environment focusing on education, research, public-sector consultancy and innovation, which contribute to enhancing the economy and improving social welfare. We strive for academic excellence, collegial respect and freedom tempered by responsibility. The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is a leading technical university in northern Europe and benchmarks with the best universities in the world.

Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed with the relevant union. The postdoc position is for two years starting as soon as possible after March 1, 2015.

The workplace is DTU Lyngby Campus.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from the Principial Investigator of the ERC Advanced Grant GRACOL, Professor Carsten Thomassen, email : ,tel.: +45 45 25 30 58.

You can read more about DTU Compute and Carsten Thomassen on

Application procedure:
Please submit your online application no later than March 1, 2015. Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online," fill in the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Diploma (an official translation into English)
  • List of publications

Applications and enclosures received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

Further Information

Application Deadline : 1 March 2015

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