[DL] PhD student or Postdoctoral position in AI, Osnabrück (Germany), Deadline: 21 Feb 2012
Tarek Richard Besold
tarek.besold at googlemail.com
Fri Feb 3 09:54:22 CET 2012
** Apologies for cross-posting **
The Artificial Intelligence Group of the Institute of Cognitive Science
(IKW) at the University of Osnabrueck (Germany) seeks applicants for a
doctoral / postdoctoral position
(salary level E 13 TV-L, 50%)
The position is limited until September 30th, 2014 and provides the
possibility of further scientific qualification (PhD / Habilitation).
The main research areas of the AI group are non-classical forms of
reasoning, ontologies and text technology, neural-symbolic integration,
and cognitive architectures.
The duties of the successful applicant include 2 hours teaching load
(teaching language is English) as well as participation in the research
activities of the AI group.
Applicants should have an excellent academic degree (Master/Diploma) in
computer science or a related discipline, and potentially a PhD degree.
In the ideal case, the successful candidate has experience in
interdisciplinary research and fulfils at least two of the following
Thorough knowledge in formal logic and knowledge representation
formalisms, in particular with respect to ontology design and inference
Thorough knowledge in the theory of artificial neural networks
Thorough knowledge in cognitive modeling
Thorough knowledge in the development of algorithms
Practical knowledge in at least one of the following programming
languages: Prolog, Java, ML/Scheme, or a similar language
The University of Osnabrueck strives for an increase in the number of
women in academic employment. Women are therefore especially encouraged
to submit their applications and will be preferentially considered
provided they are equally qualified. Disabled candidates with equal
qualifications will be given preference.
There is an option for part-time employment.
Letters of application with the usual documents (CV, list of
publications, and the names of two referees) should be sent to the
Director of the Institute of Cognitive Science, University of
Osnabrueck, Albrechtstrasse 28, 49076 Osnabrueck. The deadline for
applications is 21.02.2012. Further information can be provided by Prof.
Dr. Kai-Uwe Kuehnberger (kkuehnbe at uni-osnabrueck.de).
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