Postdoc positions

A quick roundup of postdoc and faculty positions currently advertised at whose deadlines have not yet passed:

Check for further updates.

Two announcements of potential interest to TCS students

1. Simons Graduate Fellowships in TCS: intended for students who have already produced significant results in TCS, this fellowship provides support for two years plus includes travel funds.  At most one application per university, so coordinate with your department chair. The Simons foundation anticipates making roughly 5 awards.  Deadline is May 1, 2012More information.

2. IAS summer school in Computation and Biology, July 9-20, 2012, will explore topics at the interface of theoretical computer science, statistical physics and quantitative biology.  Organizers are Bernard Chazelle, David Huse, and Stanislas Leibler. Information about application procedures and a program schedule can be found on the website:  The program is intended for both PhD students and postdocs.  Application deadline: March 1, 2012. Here is a publicity poster.

DARPA Young Faculty Award program

DARPA’s 2012 Young Faculty Award program  provides grants of $150,000/year for up to 2 years for junior faculty.  The announcement explicitly mentions a number of topic areas, of which the most relevant to TCS look to be:

  • Quantum Science and Technology
  • Mathematics (listing algorithms, geometric and topological methods, combinatorics, and graph theory and network analysis, among others)
  • Computational and Quantitative Social, Decision, and Behavioral Sciences.

Submission deadline is 4pm ET January 19, 2012.

See and the site for more information.