[PlanetKR] PhD/PostDoc Position in Knowledge Representation and Formal Argumentation at University of Koblenz-Landau

Matthias Thimm thimm at uni-koblenz.de
Fri Jun 7 17:19:40 EST 2019

The Institute for Web Science and Technologies (WeST) at the University of Koblenz-Landau (Campus Koblenz)
offers a full-time position (TV-L 13) for a PhD candidate or a post-doctoral researcher on the topics

- knowledge representation and reasoning,
- formal argumentation,
- non-monotonic reasoning. 

The position is offered within the DFG project CAR (https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/K13dCnx1zVUXpgD5s9EmtF?domain=car.mthimm.de) and available immediately.
The initial employment will be for 24 months. An extended employment is foreseen, but cannot be guaranteed at this point. 

The successful candidate should have a Master's degree or a Ph.D. in Computer Science or some related field.
In addition, candidates are expected to have strong analytical skills, programming skills and experience in the field of logic
and knowledge representation. Experience in research on formal argumentation, for example through a bachelor or
master thesis in the field, is desirable but not mandatory.

We offer a creative, internationally visible, and renowned research group on a new, technically excellently equipped
campus in one of the most attractive places in Germany. We provide active support in publishing at internationally
high-ranking conferences and in PhD and postdoctoral studies.

Applicants should send their documents (letter of motivation, curriculum vitae with scientific background, certificates, etc.)
stating the reference number Ko 27/2019 in a PDF file to bewerbung-k21 at uni-koblenz.de. Please state
"Name, reference number" in the subject line. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Women will be given
preferred consideration if their suitability, qualifications and professional performance are of equal value and as long as they
are under-represented. This does not apply if there are serious reasons in the person of an applicant. Severely disabled
applicants with the same qualifications will be given preferred consideration.

For further inquiries do not hesitate to contact PD Dr. Matthias Thimm (thimm at uni-koblenz.de).

The official job announcement can be found at https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/ZrtGCoV1O9tDp5Y4Fzkjit?domain=stellenwerk-koblenz-landau.de (in German).

PD Dr. Matthias Thimm
Institute for Web Science and Technologies (WeST)
Universität Koblenz, Germany
Tel.: +49-261-287-2715
https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/YJCZCp81z6H9EqoDUYnc15?domain=west.uni-koblenz.de -- https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/vUV6Cq712XF16nNWHE42W3?domain=mthimm.de
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