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1 post-doc Position, University of Luxembourg

The Individual and Collective Reasoning group - ICR (Department of Computer Science), led by Prof. Leon van der Torre, invites applications for

1 Post-Doc in knowledge representation and reasoning, automated theorem proving (especially for non-classical logics)

Your Role

• Conducting high-quality research within ICR projects
• Presentation of research findings at workshops and conferences
• Publication of scientific papers in peer-reviewed international journals
• Writing or helping to write project proposals
• Teaching in the context of ICR (30-60h/year)

What we expect from you

• A PhD degree in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, or a related discipline
• A background in Automated theorem proving
• Evidence of high-quality research documented by good publications
• Strong analytical capacity, creativity, and commitment
• Interest in interdisciplinary activities
• Very good written and spoken English skills; proficiency in French or German is a plus
• Ability to attract research funding

Our Offer

• A dynamic, well-connected international research environment
• An opportunity to be part of an innovative academia-industry partnership with access to cutting-edge research facilities
• Financial support for participating in scientific activities (workshops, conferences, summer schools, etc.)

In Short

• Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 12 Month (extension possible)
• Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
• Location: Belval
• Job Reference: UOL05327

How to apply

Applications should include:

• Curriculum Vitae
• Motivation letter detailing why and how your profile, experience and research interests fit the position
• A brief research proposal stating how you intend to advance the state-of-the-art in KR and ATP with non-classical logics
• Contact information of two references
• List of publications

We ensure a full consideration for applications received by 30/11/2022. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

In return you will get

• Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR).
• A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
• A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs,…

Further information
For further information concerning this position, please contact Prof. Leon van der Torre (leon.vandertorre@uni.lu) or Dr. Réka Markovich (reka.markovich@uni.lu).

1 post-doc Position, University of Luxembourg

The Individual and Collective Reasoning group (ICR, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Luxembourg) led by Prof. Leon van der Torre invites applications for

1 Post-Doc in Explainable Artificial Intelligence

Duration: fixed-term 12 month contract, full-time (40h/week)
Start: Early 2023 (flexible).

Your Role

• Conducting high-quality research within the EXPECTATION project
• Presentation of research findings at workshops and conferences
• Publication of scientific papers in peer-reviewed international journals
• Collaborate strongly with all consortium partners
• Write project proposals to attract funding
• Participate actively in joint EXPECTATION activities
• Teach at the university of Luxembourg

Your Mission

• A PhD degree in Artificial intelligence
• Dedication to actively participate in the interdisciplinary activities of the AI Robolab.
• Evidence of high quality continuing research including a demonstrated track record in quality publications
• Ability to attract research funding both on the national and European levels.
• Solid background in multi-agent systems, machine learning and robot programming
• Interest in HCI and interdisciplinary research
• Strong analytical capacity, creativity, and commitment
• Very good written and spoken English skills; proficiency in French or German is a plus

Our Offer

• A dynamic, well-connected international research environment
• An exceptional opportunity to be part of an innovative academia-industry partnership with access to cutting edge research facilities
• Financial support for participating in scientific activities (workshops, conferences, summer schools, etc.)
• An attractive salary and employment contract including social insurance
• The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer and applications by women are encouraged

Application Documents (in English):

• Curriculum Vitae
• Motivation letter detailing why how your profile, experience and research projects fit with the position
• A brief research proposal, stating how you intend to advance the state-of-the-art in the research topic
• Contact information of two references (we might contact them)
• List of publications

In Short:

• Contract type: fixed-term 12 months
• Work hours: full time 40.0 hours per week
• Location: MNO, Belval, Esch sur Alzette, Luxembourg

For further information concerning this position, please contact Dr. Igor Tchappi (igor.tchappi@uni.lu), Dr Amro Najjar (amro.najjar@uni.lu) or Professor Leon van der Torre (leon.vanderorre@uni.lu).

1 PhD Position, University of Luxembourg

The Individual and Collective Reasoning group (ICR, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Luxembourg) led by Prof. Leon van der Torre invites applications for a

1 PhD students (doctoral candidate) in Explainable Artificial Intelligence

Duration: 40 months contract, full-time (40h/week); extendable up to 48 months if required
Start: Early 2023 (flexible).

Your Role

The selected applicant will be integrated into AI Robolab led by Prof. Leon van der Torre. The applicant will be a member of the Doctoral School in Science and Engineering (DSSE), which offers a doctoral programme in computer science that aims to provide interdisciplinary and internationally competitive research training. The candidate is one of 18 PhD students within D4H and will work within the FNR-funded research training group "Deep Data Science of Digital History". This interdisciplinary DTU focuses on various challenges at the interface between the disciplines of history, AI, data science and human-computer interaction. D4H involves the Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) of the University of Luxembourg, the Department of Computer Science of the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM), the Institute of History (IHIST) of the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (FHSE), the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) and the Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER). For a detailed description of the conceptual framework of D4H, the training program, and the list of potential PhD topics see: https://dhh.uni.lu/d4h

Your Mission

• Write a PhD thesis in the field of Explainable Artificial Intelligence with an application focus on Digital History
• Participate at D4H training activities and research workshops
• Write research papers and publication of peer-reviewed journal articles
• Participate in public history and outreach activities
• Limited teaching activity of 2h per week

What we expect from you

• Master’s degree in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Digital Humanities, or an equivalent discipline
• Proven experience via academic publications or personal projects in the field of Explainable Artificial Intelligence, Multiagent systems and Machine Learning
• Communication skills that enable you to work across the D4H disciplines
• Languages: Excellent commandment of English is a must. Knowledge of French or German is considered as a plus

In Short

• Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 40 Month (extendable up to 48 months if required)
• Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
• Location: Belval
• Employee and student status

How to apply

Please send the following documents in PDF and in one file (points 1 – 4 in English language):
• Your research proposal (max. 2 pages, including references – Time New Roman 12pt) of a multi-disciplinary research topic that fits into one of the three thematic research pillars of D4H; see https://dhh.uni.lu/d4h
• Motivation letter (max. 1 page)
• Curriculum Vitae
• List of publications and a 1-page summary of your Master Thesis
• Master’s diploma
• Name and email of 2 independent referees who could provide a letter of recommendation if needed

We ensure a full consideration for applications received by 02 October 2022.

Only complete applications will be considered. The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

In return you will get
• Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR).
• A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
• A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs,....

Further information
For more information, please contact Prof. Dr Leon van der Torre (leon.vandertorre@uni.lu)