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Press Release: 01. December 1999 (Language: English)

Looking for a Scientific Director and Head of Research Division

The Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik (MPII) ( is the premier German research institute devoted to basic research in Computer Science and Information Technology. Currently, one directorial position at MPII is vacant. The position is comparable to a full professorship at universities and is provided with adequate resources for research. The research program of the institute currently concentrates on Algorithms and Complexity, Programming Logics, Reactive and Hybrid Systems and Computer Graphics.

The institute is interested in strengthening these fields as well as in complementing the ongoing research by adding innovative areas. There are no formal teaching obligations, although the institute participates in various teaching and graduate programs at the Universität des Saarlandes. Scientists with international recognition, who are interested in this position and in conducting an innovative research program in an interactive and stimulating international environment are encouraged to write to:

Kurt Mehlhorn
Managing Director
Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
Im Stadtwald
66123 Saarbrücken

Applications should include the usual information about vita and professional activities as well as reprints of five selected publications. The Max-Planck-Gesellschaft is an equal opportunity employer. Deadline for applications is February 1st, 2000. It is planned to have a symposium in Saarbrücken on April 3/4, 2000, at which selected applicants will have the opportunity to present their research activities.

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