Jobs

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1 PhD Position, Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, University of Luxembourg
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The Individual and Collective Reasoning Group ICR (Department of Computer Science, University of Luxembourg), led by Prof. Leon van der Torre, is looking for a:

• PhD student (doctoral candidate) in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

with a special interest and background in one or several of the following areas:
- Belief dynamics for AIs,
- Causal reasoning, Logic-based Explainable AI,
- Deontic logic, AI Ethics,
- Formal argumentation, nonmonotonic reasoning
- Reasoning under uncertainty and inconsistency

• Ref: F1-070075
• Starting date: September 1, 2020 (or earlier)
• Duration: 3 years, extendable by 1 year
• Doctoral student status at the University of Luxembourg
• Deadline for applications: April 15, 2020

Your Role

• Writing a doctoral dissertation in the relevant area
• Presentation of research findings at workshops and conferences
• Publication of scientific papers in peer-reviewed international journals
• Moderate participation in teaching activities

For further inquiries please contact Prof. Leon van der Torre: leon.vandertorre@uni.lu

Your Profile

• A Master degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
• Dedication to actively participate in the interdisciplinary activities of ICR
• Solid background in knowledge representation and reasoning, and some focus areas
• Strong analytical capacity, creativity, and commitment
• Good written and spoken English skills

Our Offer

• A dynamic, well-connected international research environment
• Financial support for participating in scientific activities (workshops, conferences, summer schools, etc.)
• An attractive salary and employment contract including social insurance
• Enrolment in the Doctoral School in Science and Engineering (DSSE) with a wide offer of disciplinary and interdisciplinary courses
• The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer and applications by women are encouraged

Application Documents (in English):

• Letter of motivation
• A one-page sketch of research interests and intentions in line with ICR
• Full CV
• Transcript of academic records (including grades) and copies of diplomas
• Names of at least two references willing to write a letter of recommendation (they will be contacted by us)

All applications should be sent via this link (coming soon).
Deadline: April 15, 2020

Further Information:

Scientific questions should be addressed directly to Prof. Leon van der Torre (leon.vandertorre@uni.lu)