Denmark : PhD Project in Algorithms and Structural Graph Theory

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Project Description
The topic of the PhD project is algorithm and data structures and their interplay with structural graph theory. The project focuses mainly on graph theoretic methods to analyze and improve performance of algorithms and data structures.

Candidates must have a master degree in computational science and engineering (CSE), applied mathematics, or engineering, or equivalent academic qualifications.

Preference will be given to candidates who can document research skills in algorithms and/or structural graph theory, and in addition have a background in theory of algorithms and/or structural graph theory. Furthermore, good command of the English language is essential.

Approval and Enrolment
The scholarships for the PhD degree are subject to academic approval, and the candidates will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes of DTU. For information about the general requirements for enrolment and the general planning of the scholarship studies, please see the DTU PhD Guide.

The assessment of the applicants will be made by Associate Professor Philip Bille, Associate Professor Inge Li Gørtz, and Professor Carsten Thomassen.

Salary and appointment terms
The salary and appointment terms are consistent with the current Danish rules for PhD degree students.

Further Information
Further information concerning the project can be obtained from Associate Professor Philip Bille.

Further information concerning the application is available at the DTU Compute PhD homepage, the DTU Compute Graduate School ITMAN homepage or by contacting the responsible ITMAN Graduate School coordinator: Ulla Jensen, phone: + 45 4525 3359.

Applications must be submitted in English as one single PDF, and we must have your online application by January 15th 2014. Please open the application link on official website.  Applications must include:


  • application (letter of motivation)
  • CV
  • documentation of a relevant completed
  • M.Sc. or M.Eng.-degree
  • course and grade list of bachelor and master degrees
  • excel sheet with translation of grades to the Danish grading system (see guidelines and excel spreadsheet here)


All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

Further Information

Application Deadline : 15 January 2014

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