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GT - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Game Theory

About UM6P:

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) is an internationally oriented institution of higher learning, that is committed to an educational system based on the highest standards of teaching and research in fields related to the sustainable economic development of Morocco and Africa. UM6P is an institution oriented towards applied research and innovation. On a specific focus on Africa, UM6P aims to position these fields as the forefront and become a university of international standing.

More than just a traditional academic institution, UM6P is a platform for experimentation and a pool of opportunities, for students, professors and staff. It offers a high-quality living and study environment thanks to its state-of-the-art infrastructure. With an innovative approach, UM6P places research and innovation at the heart of its educational project as a driving force of a business model.

In its research approach, the UM6P promotes transdisciplinary, entrepreneurship spirit and collaboration with external institutions for developing up to date science and at continent level in order to address real challenges.

All our programs run as start-ups and can be self-organized when they reach a critical mass. Thus, academic liberty is promoted as far as funding is developed by research teams.

The research programs are integrated from long-term research to short-term applications in linkage with incubation and start-up ecosystems.

About the recruiting Entity:

The Moroccan Center for Game Theory is a multi-disciplinary international laboratory dedicated to advancing scientific research in game theory and its various applications. It will launch a PhD program "Game Theory in Mathematics, Economics, and Computation" in October 2024 in partnership with an international team of world-renowned professors. The center will organize research seminars, winter schools and international conferences to promote knowledge exchange and collaborations in the field.


Job Description:

The Moroccan Center for Game Theory recently established at University Mohammed VI Polytechnic (UM6P) in Rabat, Morocco is seeking candidates for academic positions specializing in game theory, including areas such as multi-agent learning, stochastic games, mean-field games, algorithmic game theory, (computational) social choice, industrial organization, or market design. The successful candidate will contribute significantly to the center's research and educational endeavors.

Qualifications of the candidate:

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research, or Economics Theory, with a focus on game theory or social choice theory.
  • Strong track record of publications in reputable journals and conferences.
  • Experience in teaching and supervising graduate students and post-doctoral researchers is advantageous.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with international colleagues.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.

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