[DL] Call for Students: Doctoral College on Logical Methods in Computer Science (LogiCS)

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Tue May 6 17:03:10 CEST 2014


                             LogiCS

   Doctoral College on Logical Methods in Computer Science
                      starting April 2014

          Funded Doctoral Positions in Computer Science

TU Wien, TU Graz, and JKU Linz are seeking exceptionally talented and
motivated students for their joint doctoral program LogiCS. The LogiCS
doctoral college focuses on interdisciplinary research topics covering 

(i) computational logic, and applications of logic to
(ii) databases and artificial intelligence as well as to 
(iii) computer-aided verification.

THE PROGRAM

LogiCS is a doctoral college focusing on logic and its applications in
computer science. Successful applicants will work with and be
supervised by leading researchers in the fields of computational
logic, databases and knowledge representation, and computer-aided
verification.

FACULTY MEMBERS

M. Baaz     A. Biere  R. Bloem         A. Ciabattoni
U. Egly     T. Eiter  C. Fermuller     R. Grosu
A. Leitsch  M. Ortiz  R. Pichler       S. Szeider
H. Tompits  H. Veith  G. Weissenbacher

Details are provided on http://logic-cs.at/faculty/

POSITIONS AND FUNDING

We are looking for 1-2 doctoral students per faculty member, where 30%
of the positions are reserved for highly qualified female
candidates. The doctoral positions are funded for a period of 3 years
according to the funding scheme of the Austrian Science Fund 
(details: http://www.fwf.ac.at/de/projects/personalkostensaetze.html)
The funding can be extended for one additional year contingent on a
placement at one of our international partner institutions.

HOW TO APPLY

Detailed information about the application process is available on the
LogiCS web-page 

                    http://logic-cs.at/phd/

The applicants are expected to have completed an excellent diploma or
master's degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related
field. Candidates with comparable achievements will be considered on a
case-by-case basis. Applications by the candidates need to be
submitted electronically.

HIGHEST QUALITY OF LIFE
 
The Austrian cities Vienna, Graz, and Linz, located close to the Alps
and surrounded by beautiful nature, provide an exceptionally high
quality of life, with a vibrant cultural scene, numerous cultural
events, world-famous historical sites, a large international
community, a varied cuisine and famous coffee houses.


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