Postdoc in Algorithms for Compressed Computation at DTU Compute. DTU compute would like to invite applications for an 18 month postdoc position starting September 1, 2015. The project is financed by the Compressed Computation on Highly-Repetitive Data (CCHRD) project, funded by the Sapere Aude program under the Danish National Research Council.

Responsibilities and tasks

The postdoc position is in algorithms and focuses on techniques to perform computation directly on compressed highly-repetitive data without decompressing it first. The main task in the project is designing new algorithmic techniques for combinatorial pattern matching for central indexing and searching problems. The applicant will be part of the team of researchers and external partners within the CCHRD project. (

Candidates should have a PhD degree or equivalent. Preference will be given to candidates who can document research in the area, strong potential for research in the area, or other relevant experience in the area.

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 period of employment is 18 months.

Further information concerning the position can be obtained from Philip Bille, +45 4525 3647 or

Application procedure and deadline:

Please submit your online application no later than 31 July 2015. Applications must be submitted as one PDF filecontaining 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)


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.

Apply no later than 31 July 2015

Apply for the job at DTU Compute by completing the following form.

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