Postdoc position

A postdoc position in the area of discrete optimization is available immediately at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) in the group of Prof. Vladimir Kolmogorov.

Applicants should hold a PhD, have a strong publication record in top-tier conferences and journals, and have a solid background in discrete or combinatorial optimization. We are looking for a highly motivated and creative individual who enjoys working in an excellent research environment including adequate funding for equipment and conference travel. The successful candidate will have no mandatory teaching or administrative duties, but he or she should be motivated to take an active role in the further development of the research group. Good communication skills and fluency in English are required.

Conditions of employment: The post-doctoral position is provided for up to three years with very competitive salary. The starting dates are flexible. There is no fixed deadline, applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Application procedure: Formal applications should include CV, a statement of research experience and interests, list of publications, as well as the contact details of three references. Please send applications as single PDF document to Prof. Vladimir Kolmogorov <>.

About the institute: IST Austria ( is a new institute that opened its campus near Vienna in 2009. It is dedicated to basic research in the natural sciences and related disciplines ( Established by the Austria Government, IST Austria has substantial funding, allowing for over 500 employees and graduate students by 2016. The language of the Institute is English.