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.
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.
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.
Please contact Distinguished Professor Makoto Yokoo