THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL -- DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
LECTURESHIPS IN ECONOMICS AND COMPUTATION (2 POSTS)
The Department was ranked in the top 10 UK Computer Science departments in RAE2008, and building on this success, we seek to significantly expand current research around existing strengths at the intersection of economics/game theory and computer science. You will join Professor Paul Goldberg, Dr Piotr Krysta, Dr Martin Gairing and Dr Rahul Savani in our research group on Economics and Computation. The group carries out research in the computational foundations of economics and game theory and enjoys close collaborative links with other strong research groups in the Department. You will be expected to contribute to our MSc in Computation and Game Theory.
You should have a PhD in Computer Science or related discipline and an excellent track record of research at the intersection of computer science and economics/e-commerce/game theory.
Relevant topics of interest include (but are not restricted to):
- algorithmic game theory;
- mechanism design and auction theory;
- complexity and computation of solution concepts;
- optimisation problems in economics;
- computational social choice.
salary in range GBP 36,715 - GBP 41,323 pa; Job Ref: A-570581; Closing Date: 30 April 2010
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