The Max Planck Institute offers joint research fellowships with the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, Berkeley, CA, USA. These fellowships are a major component of a collaboration between the two institutes directed at Theory of Computing and its applications in various fields. The fellowship holder will spend one semester (not necessarily the first) at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing and the remainder of the fellowship (one to three semesters depending on individual arrangements) at the Max Planck Institute. For the residence at the Simons Institute, the research topic of the applicant must be related to a respective half-year research program run at the Simons Institute in Fall 2022 or Spring 2023. Descriptions of these programs and other information about the Simons Institute can be found at http://simons.berkeley.edu/programs/current. For the residence at the Max- Planck Institute, the research topic of applicant should fit into the research agenda of the algorithms and complexity group at MPI-INF.
Research Fellowships are intended for exceptional young scientists at most six years after the award of their PhD.
Candidates should submit separate applications to us and to the Simons Institute indicating a simultaneous application in the cover latter.