Distributed Algorithms Group: Open Positions

Postdoc Positions

The Distributed Algorithms group in the Department of Computer Science at Aalto University (Helsinki, Finland) is looking for


The postdoctoral researchers will take part in the project “Charting the Landscape of Distributed Time Complexity”, funded by the Academy of Finland for 2015–2019. The project is related to the theoretical foundations of distributed computing, with the main focus on understanding the distributed time complexity of so-called local coordination problems. For more information on our research team and the research area, please visit our web page.

The candidates should have a Ph.D. and an excellent track record in research related to theoretical computer science, demonstrated by relevant publications in leading conferences or journals. The positions are fixed-term appointments for one or two years; the starting and ending dates are negotiable. The salary is between 3498 and 3673 EUR per month depending on experience and qualifications.

To apply for the position, please send an email to Jukka Suomela (jukka.suomela@aalto.fi), no later than 30 June 2017. Please include your CV, a list of publications, a brief research statement, and a transcript of doctoral studies. Please also arrange for one or two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the same address. While all applicants who have submitted an application by the deadline will be appropriately considered, Aalto University reserves the right to also consider other candidates for the announced position.

Further information:

Jukka Suomela
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Aalto University

Doctoral Student Positions

Please see the HICT web pages for information on doctoral student positions in the Helsinki Doctoral Education Network in Information and Communications Technology.