Ph.D. Researchers in the area of algorithms

Posted 9 months ago

The University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) has opened two full-time (100%) positions for Ph.D. Researchers in the area of algorithms at the Department of Innovative Technologies (DTI), located in the USI-SUPSI Campus in Lugano-Viganello, within the Institute Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA). Contract will start on November 1st, 2023, or the date to be agreed upon.


  • Design and analysis of algorithms and data structures, with a special focus on approximation algorithms for network problems and resource scheduling.
  • Publications in journals and conferences of good level.
  • Support in the training of Ph.D. students.


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or related areas (obtained or close to be obtained).
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Solid publication record in the area.

We offer

  • Fixed-term employment contract.
  •  An international working environment.
  •  Participation in high-profile conferences, workshop and schools.
  • Attractive salary, in line with Swiss standards.

Additional information

The requirements for this function are published in the “SUPSI Internal Guidelines” and in the “SUPSI Staff Regulations” available on the “Official Documents” page”.

For further information, please contact:

Fabrizio Grandoni

Applicants should submit the following documents, written in English:

  • Motivation letter, including a brief description of past research experience and future interests (1-2 pages)
  • Curriculum vitae with publications list and possibly link to the thesis.
  • List of exams and their grades obtained during the Bachelor and the Master of Science.
  • List of three references (with e-mail addresses).

Applications will be considered only if submitted electronically within October 1st, 2023, through the appropriate form.

Applications that are incomplete, submitted to other addresses, or submitted beyond the deadline, will not be accepted.

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