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Call for applications for a postdoc position

*****Application deadline : Jan. 5, 2021 *****

This project is now hiring one post-doctoral researcher in market design and optimization.

*Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in a relevant discipline and established track record evident by publication in top quality conferences and/or journals. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is a must: game theory and economic paradigms, heuristic search and optimization, human-aware AI, machine learning applications, multiagent systems, reasoning under uncertainty, search and constraint satisfaction.

*Place of work: Fukuoka in Japan

*Salary and benefits:
Gross salary per month (including taxes, insurances, and other things) will be about JPY 350,000 (US$3,200). The exact amount will be decided in accordance with the employment regulations, the successful applicant’s past accomplishments, etc.

*Contract period of employment:
The start date will be April 1st, 2021 (Negotiable) and the end date is March 31, 2022, which can be extended another year based on mutual agreement.

*Submission:
The application process will remain open until the position is filled by a suitable candidate. Interested applicants should submit the following to Distinguished Professor Makoto Yokoo (recruit<at>agent.inf.kyushu-u.ac.jp):
(1) Academic CV, including names and contact details of 2 referees.
(2) A 1-page “statement of interest”, explaining the applicant’s interest in the project.
(3) Five “representative papers” describing the applicant’s research.

If possible, please also include a link to a website with an online version of your PhD thesis and relevant publications (e.g., your professional homepage). A confirmation will be sent when the application is received. Incomplete or generic applications will be ignored.

*Application deadline : Jan. 5, 2021

*Screening: The screening process consists of:
(1) the initial application review
(2) zoom interviews for the applicants who make it past the initial review.

*Further information:
Please contact Distinguished Professor Makoto Yokoo
(recruit<at>agent.inf.kyushu-u.ac.jp)