[DL] Vacant PhD position in AI @ Institute of Cognitive Science (Osnabrück): Call for Applications

Tarek R. Besold tbesold at uni-osnabrueck.de
Fri Apr 10 15:18:51 CEST 2015

The Artificial Intelligence Research Group (Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Kühnberger) of the Institute of Cognitive Science invites applications for 

==  1 Research Assistant (Salary level E 13 TV-L, 50 %) == 

to be filled as soon as possible for a period of 3 years.

== Description of Responsibilities ==

The position involves participation in the research activities of the Artificial Intelligence Group with an emphasis on the areas of knowledge representation and ontologies, computational creativity, and cognitive modeling. The AI group is focusing on models for non-classical forms of reasoning, e.g. analogical reasoning and concept blending. The position includes teaching Cognitive Science courses at B.Sc. and M.Sc. level (2 hours/week) and allows for further scientific qualification.

== Required Qualifications ==

Applicants are expected to have an above-average academic degree (Master/ Diploma), experience and interest in several of the domains listed above, basic knowledge in at least two of the following areas: formal logic and reasoning, development of algorithms, theory of neural networks, or practical knowledge in programming languages (e.g. Prolog, Java, ML/Scheme). Additionally, a good command of the English language is mandatory.

== Further Information == 

As a certified family-friendly institution, Osnabrück University is committed to furthering the compatibility between work/studies and family life.
As an employer, Osnabrück University is particularly concerned with creating equality opportunities for women and men. Woman with relevant qualifications are therefore strongly encouraged to apply for the positions. Preference will be given to women with equal qualifications.

Qualified applicants with disabilities will be favored.

== Submission of Applications == 

Applications with the usual documentation should be submitted by e-mail in a single PDF-file to Prof. Dr. K.-U. Kühnberger (kkuehnbe at uni-osnabrueck.de) with a cc to office at ikw.uni-osnabrueck.de no later than April 21, 2015. Further information can be obtained from Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Kühnerger (kkuehnbe at uni-osnabrueck.de).    


Tarek R. Besold
Institute of Cognitive Science
University of Osnabrück (Germany)
tbesold at uni-osnabrueck.de

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