[PlanetKR] PD Position announcement

Camilla Schwind camilla.schwind at lif.univ-mrs.fr
Thu May 5 02:55:04 EST 2011


The University of Aix-Marseille is offering one PHD student position in
Computer Science  (CNRS Laboratories LSIShttp://www.lsis.org/  and LIF
under the direction of
Nicola Olivetti (http://www.lsis.org/olivetti/) and
Camilla Schwind  (http://pageperso.lif.univ-mrs.fr/~camilla.schwind/).

The thesis project concerns groups of agents which collaborate exchanging
and must follow different rules of behaviour. In
this environment, the behaviour and the reasoning tasks are complex and
concern multiple agents. The research will concentrate on the study logical
formalisms for agent interaction based on modal logics
and on the development of automated deduction methods for the studied

Candidates must have a MSc or equivalent degree in
Computer Science, Mathematics or related fields, and an excellent
record of study. They should have solid basic knowledge in
computer science, artificial intelligence and logic; expertise in agent
systems is desired. Knowledge of French language is not required. There are no
teaching obligations, but the candidate can subscribe a teaching contract
for 60 hours a year which are paid in addition.

The PhD student position will be funded by CNRS (http://www.cnrs.fr)  and the
region "Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur (PACA)"
for three years (regular employment contract with full social benefits),
24000 Euro before taxes.
*Important*: The availability of the Ph.D. Fellowship will be confirmed within a few  weeks.

The position begins in October 2011 or later, but not after January 1st 2012.

Applications should contain a CV, a proof of study record, a motivation
statement detailing the research interests,  and finally some letters of recommendation.
They should be sent electronically to
Nicola OLIVETTI<nicola.olivetti at univ-cezanne.fr>  and to Camilla Schwind
<camilla.schwind at lif.univ-mrs.fr>
or by mail to
Nicola Olivetti
Laboratoire des sciences de l'information et des systèmes LSIS-CNRS
Domaine Universitaire de Saint-Jérôme
Avenue Escadrille Normandie-Niemen

or to

Camilla Schwind
Laboratoire d'informatique fondamentale LIF-CNRS
Faculté des sciences de Luminy,
163 avenue de Luminy - case 901
13288 Marseille cedex 9, (France)

The call for application is open since now. Applications should be received
no later than  *June 10, 2011*.

For any information please contact Nicola Olivetti and/or Camilla Schwind to
the above email addresses.

Camilla Schwind
LIF-CNRS  (Laboratoire d'Informatique Fondamentale)
Equipe « Logiques Non Classiques et Modèles de l'Interaction »
Faculté des Sciences de Luminy
Université de Marseille
163, avenue de Luminy - Case 901
F-13288 Marseille Cedex 9
Tel: +33 (0)4 91 82 94 96
Tel: +33 (0)4 91 82 90 70 (Secretariat)
Fax: +33 (0)4 91 82 92 75

e-mail: Camilla.Schwind at lif.univ-mrs.fr

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