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Postdoc and PhD positions in Algorithmic Game Theory (Singapore)

The Algorithmic Game Theory group at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), generously supported by the NRF Research Fellowship Scheme (Prof. Elkind) and the Nanyang Assistant Professorship Scheme (Prof. Chen), has openings for several research fellows (post-docs) and PhD students, to start from August 1st 2009 or shortly thereafter. The successful applicants will work with Prof. Ning Chen ( and Prof. Edith Elkind (

For a research fellow, a strong background in theoretical computer science, game theory, optimization, or multiagent systems is expected; an existing track record in algorithmic game theory/computational social choice will be a plus. The positions are for 1-3 years. Salaries are competitive and are determined according to the successful applicants' accomplishments, experience and qualifications. Travel funding is available. The positions are open till they are filled. Interested applicants should send their detailed CVs, a research statement, and contact details of at least three referees to Prof. Elkind ().

For a PhD student, a good first and/or second degree (B.Sc./M.Sc.) in computer science, mathematics, economics or a related subject, as well as some evidence of ability to do research is expected. The successful applicants will receive a stipend, as well as a tuition fee waiver. For more information about our PhD program, please visit our admissions website: The website also contains instructions on how to apply. In addition to submitting a formal application, please send an e-mail to Prof. Elkind (), indicating your intention to apply. Please attach a brief CV.

Nanyang Technological University is a major research university in Singapore, with a strong emphasis on science and technology. The positions are based in the Division of Mathematical Sciences (

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